Investigative, research-driven media artist
Born in St. Petersburg, raised in Sweden, Egor Kraft lives & works in Vienna & Tokyo. He acquired education at Rodchenko School [RU], Arts Academy Vienna [AT], Central St. Martins [UK], Tokyo Geidai University [JP] & Strelka Institute [RU]. His interdisciplinary practice is informed by media theory, computer science, critical design, film, philosophy & art.
Egor is a laureate of NTAA [BE], Austrian Blockchain Award [AT], various European residencies & fellowships, as well as a nominee for Lumen, Kandinsky & other prizes; He participated in exhibitions in private & public institutions, biennials & festivals internationally.
He is a lecturer at European art universities & a speaker at international conferences.
In 2017, he was included in the New East 100, a list of Eastern European people & projects shaping our world today by Calvert Journal [UK].