Anna Vidyakina – Artista

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ANNA VIDYAKINA, born 1989, spent most of the first twelve years of her life in Saint Petersburg in Russia.
Since 2002 living in Austria, at first in Styria and now in Vienna, where she is currently studying at the Department for Painting and Animation of the University of Applied Arts. 2012-2013 participation in the study exchange program Erasmus in Florence at the Academy of Fine Arts. Working mainly in painting, drawing, illustration and animation. 2014 winner of the first prize at the international illustration competition “Notte di fiaba” in Sarmede, Italy, followed by a publication of the illustrated book “La leggenda di Robin Hood” in the Italian edition house “orecchio acerbo”.


Exhibitions and festivals (selection):

2014
“PodiumFestival for chamber music”, Mödling, Austria
“La leggenda di Robin Hood”, MAG, Riva del Garda, Italy – 1st prize at the international illustration competition “Notte di fiaba” in Sarmede, Italy, followed by a publication of the illustrated book “La leggenda di Robin Hood” in the Italian edition house “orecchio acerbo”

2013

“Vom Luftholen und Untertauchen”, Gaisbühel, Bludesch, Austria

“Animate it!”, Kro Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2012

“Bildpoetik”, Galerie im Alten Rathaus, Fürstenfeld, Austria

“Luft”, ASIFA-Keil, Museums Quartier, Vienna, Austria

“Espressofilm Festival”, Vienna, Austria

“Umwelten umwälzen”, Stadtgalerie im Amthof, Feldkirchen in Kärnten, Austria

“Black and White Festival”, Porto, Portugal – honourable mention of the jury for “folia”

“New Vision” International Film Festival, Kiew, Ukraine – special diploma of the festival for “folia”

“Nicht nur eine Zeichnung – eine ganze Welt”, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria

2011

“Sadho Poetry Film Fest”, New Delhi, India

“Artkino” Film Festival, Moscow, Russia

“Essence”, MAK, Vienna, Austria

“Tricky Women” International Animation Filmfestival, Vienna, Austria

2010

“e-magiciens” animated film festival, Paris und Valenciennes, Frankreic

“Essence”, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

Published illustrated books:

2014

“La leggenda di Robin Hood”, text by Laura Simeoni, orecchio acerbo, Rome, Italy
2011

“Morgen ist morgen”, text by Frau Wolle, Tyrolia-Verlag, Innsbruck, Austria

2009

“Hühnersuppe und Rosenduft”, text by Frau Wolle, Tyrolia-Verlag, Innbruck, Austria