Maria Sakirko is a media-artist, mathematician and researcher. Her primary interest during a year at Strelka was a future of memory, collective remembering and preservation. As an artist she participated in the cycle Great Expectations with a solo exhibition in Manege (2014) and in a number of group exhibitions including IX Moscow International Biennale Fashion and style in photography (2015), parallel programs of Manifesta 10, Photobienalle (2014) and others. Maria graduated from mathematical department of Lomonosov State University (2009) and studied contemporary photography and art in Open School Manege / MediaArtLab (2013–2015) and FotoDepartment Institute (2012–2014). In addition to this Maria specializes on social work with orphans and she has been curating one of the Moscow children homes since 2009.
lomonosov state university
open school manege / mediaartlab