Olga Chernysheva (b. 1962, Moscow) was trained in animation at the Russian State University of Cinematography in Moscow and also studied at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. Chernysheva represented Russia in the 2001 Venice Biennale and has been featured in recent solo exhibitions at BAK, Utrecht, and Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany. Her work was shown in numerous prominent group exhibitions including Two Thousand Eleven, Para/Site Artspace, Hong Kong (2011–12); Ostalgia, New Museum, New York (2011); and Russia!, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2005). She has also been featured in numerous international biennials and triennials including The Bergen Assembly (2013), the Berlin Biennale (2010), the Moscow Biennale (2007, 2009) and the Biennale of Sydney (2006). More recently, her work was included in the exhibition All the Worlds' Futures in the Arsenale at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015), curated by Okwui Enwezor. In October 2016, she will have an exhibition at The Drawing Center in New York. Chernysheva lives and works in Moscow. Photo courtesy Pace London.