Platon Infante

Color Depth, Painted wood, display, video, light. 120x86x30 cm.
Collisions, Painted wood, display, video, light.  120x86x30 cm.

 

Biography: 

Was born in Moscow in 1978 in the family of artists. After a classical fine art education at the Moscow Academic Art Lyceum at the Russian Academy of Arts, he became interested in cinema and graduated from All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography as film and multimedia director. In 1996, he founded the art group “Homourban” and started to participate in exhibitions of contemporary art. Since 2010, the main field of his artistic interest is the space between the real and virtual worlds.

 

Artist Statement:

As an artist Platon Infante is interested in the space between reality and virtuality, between truthful and illusory worlds: how they can interpret each other, what can happen on their edge today in terms of art. 

 

Education:

All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography. Film and multimedia director. 1997-2002.

All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography. Art director. 1996-1997.

Moscow Academic Art Lyceum at the Russian Art Academy. 1989-1996.

 

Exhibitions:

2019. (Re)Creatio, Agency. Art Ru, Moscow

2019. Nadja Brykina Gallery. “Dis<>Order”. Moscow. Russia.

2019. The State Tretyakov gallery. “Free flight”. AZ museum project. Video Installation. Moscow. Russia.

2019. Cube-Moscow. “Sky geometry”. Kultproject gallery booth. Moscow. Russia.

2019. International Audiovisual Arts Festival “Intervals“.“Sphere”. Nizhny Novgorod. Russia.  

2018. Villa Reale di Monza. “New flight to Solaris. New Trajectory”. AZ museum project. Video Installation. Milano, Italy.

2018. Fondazione Franco Zeffirelli di Firenze. “New flight to Solaris”. AZ museum project. Video Installation. Firenze, Italy.

2018. AZ Museum. “The Attack of the Don Quijotes”. Moscow. Russia.

2018. Kultproject gallery. “Star catch”. Moscow. Russia.

2017. AZ Museum. “The Game”. Moscow. Russia.  

2017.  Krokin gallery. Solo exhibition “Chronotopes”. Moscow. Russia.

2016. SWAB Barcelona contemporary art fair. Krokin gallery booth. Barcelona. Spain.

2016. Arkhangelsk Museum of Local History. “Sphere”. Arkhangelsk. Russia.

2013. Krokin gallery, Moscow Planetarium. “The sky space”. Moscow. Russia.

2009. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. BAROQUE / Semiology of grand style. Moscow. Russia.

2007. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. "Workshop 20'07". Moscow. Russia.

1999. New collection gallery (Krokin gallery). “Conformity”

1996. International contemporary art festival Focom-1. Central House of artist. Moscow. Russia.

 

Public Collections:

“Collisions”, “Angle of reflaction”, “Color depth”, “Shadow”, “Iliad”, “Donquixote”, “Solaris” . AZ Museum. Moscow. Russia.

“Russian Baroque”, “Salieri”. Moscow Museum of Modern Arts. Moscow Russia.

 

Honors and Awards:

Award  in “Play film festival” “Best art video commercial” for “From museum’s point of view”. Paris. France. 2017. 

Prize winner of the international festival TDC New-York. For the Art title sequence for film Practice in beauty. New-York. USA. 2012.

The Grand Prix of International contemporary art festival Focom-1. Moscow Russia. 1996.

Award 'Creation of a new cinema language' for the film 'Salieri', 21st international festival of All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography. Moscow Russia. 1996.