SAMUEL L. VLADIMIRSKY                                                                                                                                   born 1998, lives and works in the New York Metropolitan Area

 

Samuel Vladimirsky is an American artist and documentary filmmaker. His work explores the mechanisms of family history, Soviet identity, Postmemory, immigration, and self-portraiture. He is currently based in the United Kingdom, where he is a student at University College London.

EDUCATION

University College London, M.A. History of Art, 2019-2020 (anticipated)                     

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, B.A. History, B.A. French, 2016-2019               

Université Paris VIII, License 3, Photography, 2017

 

EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                        

SOLO SHOW: "Second-Hand Vision: Postmemory and Photographic Play," Mana Contemporary (Jersey City), June 1-August 10

Tale of Two Mothers screening at Newtown Theatre Independent Film Night Festival, (Newtown, PA), July 14, 2019

Screening of Tale of Two Mothers, Mana Contemporary (Jersey City), April 28, 2019

Screening of Tale of Two Mothers, Plangere Culture Lab Film Fest, Rutgers University, May 1, 2019

Tale of Two Mothers screening at Feminist Border Arts Festival, University of New Mexico, NM

The Perfect Human screening, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2016

 

PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS

Henry Rutgers Scholar Award

Paul Robeson Scholar Award

British Journal of Photography: “"EyeEm Photographer of the Year announced" by Beth Ryan, 26 October, 2018                                                                                               

EyeEm Awards 2018: Creative Category WINNER, 2018                                                 

EyeEm Magazine: Published in the last issue of 2018                                                     

Internship Excellence Award, Rutgers University: Education, Public, and Human Services, 2018

 

CURATORIAL & MUSEUM EXPERIENCE 

Museum of Modern Art: Curatorial Intern, Photography                                    JUNE-AUG 2019          Zimmerli Art Museum: Curatorial Intern, American Art                                      DEC 2018-MAY 2019

Mana Contemporary: Curatorial Intern, Modern and Contemporary Art        AUG-DEC 2018                  Metropolitan Museum of Art: Spring Semester Intern                                       FEB-APR, 2018

The Artist Series Project: Founder                                                                         JAN 2017                      Rutgers Dep’t of Art History: Research Assistant                                                JAN-JULY 2018

LECTURES

“Photoplay: Photography and Fiction,” Mana Contemporary (Jersey City), June 8, 2018 alongside Mia Fineman (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Donna Gustafson (Zimmerli Art Museum), Lissa Rivera (Museum of Sex/artist), Cornelia Hediger (FIT/artist)

“Encore: (re)performing history for the photographic lens,” Zimmerli Art Museum, 17 April, 2019

“All By Myselves: Self-Portraiture Through the Other,” Rutgers University, 2019

“Second-Hand Vision: Postmemory and Photographic Play,” Rutgers University, 2019

“Stories of My Russian Life,” Rutgers University, 2018

 

NEWS

Documentary Short About My Work (Musée Magazine)

Musée Magazine: Weekend Portfolio

Artist Talk, Zimmerli Art Museum: "Second-Hand Vision"

Artist Talk, Rutgers University: "Stories of Russian Life"

Photoplay: Photography and Fiction

Mana Contemporary Open House 2019-NJ.com

EyeEm Awards 2018- WINNER, "The Creative" Category

British Journal of Photography

SoundBite Magazine

The Billboard Creative

 

Inkspill

Editions ZOE: Carole Allamand's "Marathon, Florida"

Tom Nussbaum Documentaries

National Geographic- 3x Editor's Pick, Your Shot

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