Aristarkh Chernyshev is an artist, a pioneer of Russian interactive art who works in the field of video and media art. In his works he discovers modern society’s addiction to information and applies to problems of the consumption era. Aristarkh was born in Voroshilovgrad (Lugansk), USSR, in 1968. Graduated from The Moscow State Technical University in 1991. He has been working in-between new media and contemporary art since the early 90’s. From 1996 to 2005 he produced several interactive installations together with Vladislav Efimov. From 2000 to 2004 he was running the 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 appear on major International art fairs. Aristarkh Chernyshev lives and works in Moscow.