Dmitry Strakovsky (USA)
performances / installation
Lodz Art & Documentation Association's project. The project is done within the scope of 'The Multicultural Meetings – Faces of Lodz programme' 23.05–7.07.2010
invitation to an exhibition in two parts. Opening Saturday, 5th June, 7 pm
and Saturday, 12th June, 7 pm
Dmitry "Dima" Strakovsky was born in St.Petersburg, Russia in 1976. He has lived in the United States since 1988. Dima completed his MFA degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Department of Art and Technology and stayed in Chicago for several years producing art and working for various companies in the toy invention industry. In 2006 he began his full time academic career at the University of Kentucky (Lexington).
Dima's work spans across diverse media: robotic/kinetic installation, sound, video, performance and graphic arts. His work has been included in a variety of exhibitions and events at venues such as Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, LA FREEWAVES 2008 and Boston CyberArts Festival and WRO 2009.