Participant of the Biennale 2016: artist and designer of “Synonyms” exhibition at the Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House.
Artist from St. Petersburg Emil Kapelush is better known as a prolific theater designer working in various theaters (Big Puppet Theater, Mariinsky Theater, Liteiny Theater etc.) and empolying all kinds of techniques (painting, original graphics, objects). He is also responsible for several bold and large-scale exhibition projects at the Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House (Guerra in Focus; True 20th Century: Portraits of Anna Akhmatova’s Contemporaries). Emil Kapelush is an expert in dealing with complex spatial and display challenges combining archive materials, original museum exhibits and objects of contemporary art.