SLAVA PTRK (RU)
Moscow-based artist Slava Ptrk focuses on social & political statements, interactive projects and site-specific artworks using stencils, posters, muralism, installations and urban interventions to express his ideas.
Slava Ptrk co-founded the street art gallery Sweater in Yekaterinburg, Russia after graduating from Shadrinsk School of Arts in Yekaterinburg with a Bachelor in Journalism (Majors in Print Media & Web- Journalism). He has curated Stenograffia, an international graffiti festival held annually in Yekaterinburg, as well as edited Stenograffia’s online publication about graffiti and street art. He is also a regular contributor to leading Russian online publications covering street art, music and urban living. He currently gives lectures on graffiti and street art and is the author of a course on creative thinking and independent urban interventions.
Recent notable achievements include participating in the Creative Peacebuilding project in Kiev, Ukraine (2016); receiving the ‘Artist of the Year’ Award from The Assembly Of NGOs for his work ‘Barbed Wire’ in Belarus in 2016, and being awarded the Artmossphere Community’s first grant for a public art project in 2015.