MALKENZA is a username of Mary Anaskina,

contemporary artist, designer and creative director.

Working on 3D and ceramic sculptures,

digital and acrylic painting. Generating NFT from hand drawn artwork. Full stack visual production.




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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