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Nastia Volynova (she/her) is an interdisciplinary researcher and artist whose practice revolves around writing, video, collective reading practices, and walking tours. Nastia explores bodies of water and their ecologies at large. She co-runs residues of wetness, a digital archive of thinking with and about water’s entanglements, fluidities and discontinuities.  Her works have been presented in Amsterdam, Cambridge, Glasgow, Lisbon, London, Moscow, New York, Rotterdam, Venice, and other places.

CV and working experience are available on request.


2020–2021  Postgraduate Certificate in Literary Editing, Maxim Gorky Literature Institute, Russia

2020            Certificate in Contemporary Literary Practices, Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Russia

2019–2020  MA in Contemporary Art Theory, Goldsmiths College, UK

2018–2019  Postgraduate Diploma in Curating, Goldsmiths College, UK

2014–2018  BA in History of Art, Moscow State University, Russia


Spring 2024 Creative Writing Residency, I Have Words to Say, online
2023-2024 AFFIRMATIONS, Columbia GSAPP

2023 Academic Course in Qualitative Research Methods, Free University

2023 The World Around Young Climate Prize Mentorship Program (mentor Carson Chan), The World Around and the Guggenheim Museum

2022 Uncivilised Paradigms Programme, Biennale des jeunes créateurs de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée

2022 The Sea Summer School, The Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory, Bologna (funded)

2022 Elena Bonner School of Human Rights, Sakharov Center, Moscow

2021 Oceanic Archives, Fall Semester, Knight Foundation Art + Research Center, ICA Miami

2021–2022 Garage Studios and Artist Residencies, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow (funded)

2021 Water Ecologies Summer Institute, The Bucknell Humanities Center, Bucknell University (funded)

2021 Terraforming Fellowship, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow (funded)

2021 Feminist Translation Workshop, Part of the First Feminist Writing Festival, Moscow

2019 The Big Shift: the 1990s. Avant-gardes in Eastern Europe and Their Legacy, MG+MSUM, Ljubljana

2017 Summer School, BAZA Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory, Russia



Project Anywhere, The Centre of Visual Art, University of Melbourne and Parsons School of Art, Media and Technology, Parsons School of Design, The New School

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