SASHA ELINA
ABOUT 
CURATING
  1. CELLAR DOOR
  2. CONTACT RESULTS IN CONTAGION
  3. MUSIC SPACE ARCHITECTURE
  4. CONNECTION
  5. RASSADA
THE SAME
NEWS/SOON
CONTACT
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Sasha Elina is a curator and performer specialising in experimental and new music, sound installation and improvisation. In her work she strives to create conditions for artistic autonomy, this in the framework of close collaboration. Recent projects and research focus on the question of how sound is embedded into different physical spaces and contexts.


BIO

Sasha Elina (b. 1994) is a curator and musician living between Russia and the U.K. Her major curatorial showcases include concert programmes and events at the New Tretyakov Gallery (2015), the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre (2015-16), the parallel programme of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2016), Prince Golitsyn Family Estate (Pushkin Museum) (2016), Central Moscow Manege (2016), Muzeon Park of Arts (2018), ZIL Cultural Centre (2017-2019), amongst others. Since 2017, Sasha has directed the experimental music ensemble DianaPlaysPerception. In 2019, she curated and produced ‘Contact Results in Contagion’, a 2-week solo exhibition by Cameron Graham (UK) in the Solyanka Gallery (Moscow).
Sasha worked as a flautist and vocalist with the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME), was a member of the Moscow Scratch Orchestra, as well as performing new and free improvised music in various small groups and ensembles internationally. She is currently a founding member of The Same Ensemble (a duo with the Russian composer Kirill Shirokov).
Sasha is the founder and artistic director of the Music Space Architecture international festival and platform, dedicated to identifying and investigating different areas of interaction between music and architecture.
Sasha was selected as a fellow of OneBeat 2019, a U.S. State Department Programme produced by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation. She is currently undertaking a Masters by Research at the University Of Huddersfield, U.K.


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