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Russian art group, created in 2009 in Krasnodar. The group ZIP is the founder of the Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art (KICA), the independent festival of street art «CAN», the art residence «Pyatikhatki» and co-founder of the Krasnodar Center for Contemporary Art «Typography». The name of the group is the abbreviation of the Krasnodar factory of measuring devices (ZIP), where until 2015 the artist’s studio was located. In their works, the ZIP group refers to the themes of labor, community and self-organization, turning its total installations into utopian spaces for work, recreation and interaction.
ZIP group: Evgeny Rimkevich (b. 1987 Armavir, Russia), Vasily Subbotin (b. 1991 Krasnodar, Russia), Stepan Subbotin (b. 1987 Krasnodar, Russia), past members: untill 2017 Eldar Ganeev (b. 1975 Kobrin, Belorussia), untill 2012 Konstantin Chekmarev (b. 1990 Krasnodar, Russia)

selected solo exhibitions:

2016
Black Market. XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Instruments, RedGift Gallery, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia
School 1,5×1,5. Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia

2015
Standby. XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Post-Observation. Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art, Typography Centre for Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia

2014
The Utopian Skeleton. XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Tomorrow Will Be Better Than Yesterday. Voronezh Centre for Contemporary Art, Voronezh, Russia
All Inclusive. Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia

2013
Krasnodar: Lines on the Plan. History of KICA. Fabrika Centre for Creative Industries, Moscow, Russia
Flags Washing Machine. Kurant Gallery, Tromso, Norway
This Workshop Strives to be Exemplary. Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art, Krasnodar, Russia
Live Broadcast. WUK Creative Centre, Vienna, Austria

2011
Laboratory. Fabrika Centre for Creative Industries, Moscow, Russia

2010
Souvenir Ltd. Festival of Regional Artistic Communities. ZHIR Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2009
Other. Krasnodar, Russia
The Living Nook. Factory of Measuring Devices, Krasnodar, Russia

2017
Between Fatigue: towards to the new forms of lives, Palace of Culture for the Railway Worker, Ekaterinburg
4th Ural Industrial Biennial, Ural Instrument-Making Plant, Ekaterinburg
Simple Feelings. Volga-Vyatka Branch of NCCA incorporated into ROSIZO, Nizhny Novgorod
Coordinate System, CLB, Berlin, Germany
Red Rijeka Assembly, Rijeka, Croatia
Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2016
New City: Ancient. Street-art Festival. Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
The Worker and Kolkhoz Woman. Personal Case. Exhibition Centre ‘Worker and Kolkhoz Woman’, Moscow, Russia
Associates. Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2015
Balagan. Kühlhaus am Gleisdreieck, Max Liebermann Haus, Berlin, Germany
Borderlands. GRAD Gallery, London, Great Britain
The School of Kyiv. Кyiv, Ukraine

2014
Russian Performance: A Cartography of Its History. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
A Time for Dreams. Main Project of 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art. Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
It is not a Museum. *Laboratory Aesthetic Suspicion. The Parallel Program of Manifesta 10. Saint-Petersburg, Russia
One Place Next to Another. Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
To the Square 2. Helsinki, Finland

2013
Museum of Modern Art. Department of Work and Employment. The State Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val, Moscow, Russia
Nothing of the Kind. Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Re-Aligned Art. Tromso Kunstforening, Tromso, Norway
Artbatfest. Almaty, Kazakhstan
The Love of Space. 10th Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale. Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2012
The New Circumstances. The Ural Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Art, Yekaterinburg, Russia
Unfinished analysis. Special Project of 3th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Welcome back, Putin. De Balie centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Resistance Forever. Cultural Centre of the Workers’ Party Partido Obrero, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011
International Festival of Activist Art Media Impact. ARTPLAY Centre for Design, Moscow, Russia

2010
Glob(E)Scape. 2th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art ‘Qui vive?’. ARTPLAY Centre for Design, Moscow, Russia
Location. Factory of Measuring Devices, Krasnodar, Russia

awards and grants: 
2017 Kandinskiy Art Prize. Project of the Year
2013 Innovation  Art Prize. Regional Project of Contemporary Art
2013-2014 ZIP group was awarded a scholarship within the program of Contemporary Art Museum “Garage” (Moscow) to support young Russian artist .

actions and performances:
2015 «On the Way», Krasnodar, Rostov on Don, Voronezh, Lipetsk, Moscow
2013 «B. O. P. Booth for a solitary picket», Krasnodar, Theatre Square2011 «The Raft», Krasnodar, near the factory ZIP
2011 «Crab propagandist.» Anapa, st. Pioneer Avenue, the beach

projects:
Since 2012 co-founders of the Krasnodar Center for Contemporary Art «Typography»
Since 2011 Krasnodar Institute of Contemporary Art (KICA)
Since 2010 The Festival of Public Art «CAN», Krasnodar
Since 2010 Art residence «Pjatihatki», village Pjatihatki, Anapa, Black Sea (Every August)

collections:
Tretyakov Gallery 
Moscow Museum of Modern Art
Ekaterina Cultural Fondation
National Center of Contemporary Art
gazprombank collection

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