MALKENZA is a username of Mary Anaskina,

contemporary artist, designer and creative director.


Working on 3D and ceramic sculptures,

digital and acrylic paintings.

Full stack visual production.




April 14-22, 2022 - Art Weekend, Novosibirsk

October 7-10, 2021 - When life gives you lemons, make lemonade by Scorcher Gallery

at Barcelona Art Fair

September 2 - October 10, 2021 - Living Matter at New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

July 1-4, 2021 - Myth or Reality?, WIP, Moscow

March 25, 2021 - Homemade and Unsurveyed, Scorcher Gallery at Artplay, Moscow

March 7 - April 18, 2021 - LOOKING AFTER THE EARTHLINGS at Zdes na Taganke of Moscow City Galleries Network

September 7-17, 2020 - rfywtkzhbz/канцелярия at 25kadr Gallery, Moscow

July 10-16, 2020 - I have lost a trace of the world at Richter, Moscow

March 28-29, 2020 - COVID-19 at Exhibition Lab Za_shkoloy, Moscow

February 1-9, 2020 - Spring of Dream or Nightmare at ZIL Culture Centre, Moscow

2017-2018 - Human Exclusion Gardens at Contemporary Work Gallery

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2019 Strelka Institute of Media, Architecture and Design, Russia.

The New Normal programme. Speculative Design.

2015 Moscow Coding School, Russia

Intro to HTML, CSS, JS, Web GL.

2011-2014 Moscow Technological Institute, Russia

Bachelor of Business Administrations in Project Management.

2007-2009 Otis College of Art and Design, USA

Digital Media: Graphic Design, Concept Art, Motion Graphics and 3D.

Art History, Drawing, Acting.

2003-2005 University of Malta, EU

International Relations and Communications.


Creative Director and Co-Founder of since November 2019,

Contemporary Work since fall 2017,

Malkenza Ceramics since spring 2017,

VHS Records since March 2015.


Work experience:

Aug– Oct 2021, Art Director, Des Femmes Magazine, remote for US

May – Sep 2020, Art Director, General Research Laboratories, Los Angeles

Oct 2019 – Sep 2020, Senior Designer, Inc. Russia, Moscow

Sep – Dec 2018, Art Director, REDKEDS Creative Agency, Moscow

Mar – Jun 2018, Creative Designer, VISIONAR, Moscow

Feb – Mar 2018, 3D Visualization, Illustration and 2D Animation, Prologue, Los Angeles

Nov 2017 – Jan 2018, Creative Designer, Freeland Invest Company, Moscow

Nov 2015 – Jan 2016, Technical Designer, Friiends Creative Agency, Moscow

Feb 2013 – Sep 2015, Graphic Designer, Numéro Russia Magazine, Moscow

Feb 2010 – Jan 2013, Visual Merchandising Executive, Estee Lauder Companies, Moscow



2020 - Performance at the opening of a group show at ZIL Culture Centre

2018 - Modeling for 1000morceaux at Winzavod Gallery Start

2018 - DJ sets at NII, Untitled, Pluton

2016 - Voice acting for a game Leave me alone!

2016 - VJ as DVD Records at NII, Ypsilon and Mars Gallery

2015 - Photographer, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2014 - Performance in a music video of rosemary loves a blackberry

2000 - Amazon in speculative documentation film.


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