Alexei Shulgin (Russia)
Alexei Shulgin was born in 1963 in Moscow. In 1988 he founded the "Immediate Photography" group. Between 1994-95, he taught photography and contemporary art at the United Art Workshops. Began his activities on the internet in 1994, as an intersection of photography and new technologies for dissemination, with the creation of the electronic photo gallery "Hot Pictures." Founded Moscow WWWArt Centre in 1995, and thereafter started teaching seminars on the www and internet art . The Easylife site, which hosts the introduction to net art manifesto, and many other projects in and off the internet, was founded by Shulgin in 1997. Since 1998, he also works as a musician with 386 DX, a cyberpunk band which just released a new CD in 2001. Works as an artist, curator, theorist, and musician, currently based in Moscow, but also traveling to teach in the independent new media educational program organized by ProArte in St. Petersbug.
Moscow WWWArt Centre: sunsite.cs.msu.su/wwwart
Form Art: www.c3.hu/hyper3/form
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