Aristarkh Chernyshev was born in Voroshilovgrad (Lugansk), USSR, in 1968 and graduated from The Moscow State Technical University in 1991. He has been working in-between new media and contemporary art since early 90’s. From 1996 to 2005 he has produced several interactive installations together with Vladislav Efimov. From 2000 to 2004 he was running Media Lab at the National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow. Aristarkh has participated in numerous exhibitions and festivals both in Russia and internationally. In 2004 he co-founded Electroboutique gallery in Moscow. His works have appeared in major International art fairs and at galleries around the world including the Museum of Moscow, the London Science Museum, Whitechapel Gallery, Museum Art Architecture Technology Lisboa, Seoul Museum of Art and the National Art Museum of China. Aristarkh Chernyshev lives and works in Moscow.