Ekaterina is focused on researching ambiguity and inconclusiveness of sound and the visual environment in order to reveal non articulated aspects of communicating systems and how they could be applied to the contemporary world with its propensity for clarity.
She was born in Moscow. Graduated from Moscow State University of Printing Arts, ICA Moscow and Baza Institute. Lives and works in Moscow. Solo Exhibitions: "Methodology of the Exhibition Space", Nagornaya gallery, 2014 (special project IV Moscow Biennale of Young Art) / "Next to Nothing", CCA Winzavod, Moscow, 2013.
Selected Group Exhibitions:"Unthinkable Turn of Events", CCI Fabrika, Moscow, 2018 / "Every Breath You Take", Festung Hohensalzburg, Salzburg, 2018 / "Sisters", various locations, Moscow, 2016–2017.
As an emerging filmmaker and multimedia artist, Kristin creates experimental narratives, animations, documentaries, and installations that explore contemporary formations of power. These projects recontextualize familiar stories, practices, and institutions to reveal the ways that they constrain us in spite of our intentions, and the hidden sites of possibility that we can nonetheless exploit. Kristin’s work has been shown globally, including screenings at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Germany), National Contemporary Art Museum Bucharest (Romania), Cinémathèque quebécoise (Canada), MIX NYC (USA), Videoformes International Digital Arts Festival (France), Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival (Romania), Cinemateca de Curitiba (Brazil), Winnipeg Cinematheque (Canada), Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (USA), and Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen (Canada).
His short films have been screened in festivals across India and internationally- recently as part of the New Voices in Cinema, Goethe-Institut India. He was the winner of a documentary series produced by Hyde Park Entertainment Inc. & United Nations. As part of the competition, He co-directed three short documentary films on the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The winning film was screened at the UN Headquarters in New York and honoured with a special recognition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The series has been aired on the National Geographic Channel.
As a photographer, Sagar’s work has been part of a travelling exhibition by The Photographic Angle in the UK, and he has also exhibited at KHOJ, Delhi as part of the PEERS residency. His photographs were exhibited as part of Project Cinema City, at the National Gallery of Modern Art and at an exhibition on Integrity and Wastewater management. Bonn , Germany.