Valeria Nibiru

Born in 1981 in Leningrad. Works and ives in Moscow.
Graduated from the St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television in 2003 with a degree in animation.

Since 2000 she has worked in the field of cinema, video, design, participated in musical projects (as a violinist, she took part in music projects .ZGA.,.,.,. Re'sequence). Was one of the organizers of the festival of young
(2006 - 2008). In 2007 she exhibited the first photo project "Portraits of Heroes: Shakespeare" at the Central State Theater Museum in Moscow (the branch of the house-museum of MN Ermolova, the exposition "The Soul and / or Mask" ) In the framework of the fifth international festival "Fashion and style in photography": 22 portraits of Shakespeare's heroes - prints on canvas with artificial stitching, all the work in the frame - make-up, entourage, light - were also performed by the author. Part of this project took part in the exhibition of the XVI International Festival of Arts "Master Class", Russian Ethnographic Museum, 2008. In 2008, the photo project "Portraits of Heroes: Tove Jansson" was realized. All the work on makeup, decorations, costumes and staging was done by the author. The project was exhibited at the personal exhibition "Magic Winter" in 2008 in the gallery "ANNA NOVA", St. Petersburg. Also, the project was included in the list of nominees for the "Kandinsky-2 Prize" and was exhibited as part of the award in Moscow in 2008 at the Central House of Artists on the Crimean Val (catalog) and in 2009 in the exhibition hall of the Louise Bluin Foundation in London. Also Valeria Matveeva-Nibiru is one of the organizers of the festival "Open Defense", dedicated to young authors in the field of fashion, held in 2006 and 2007 in the hall. Stiglitz Mukhina Academy and in 2008 in the loft "Floors" in the space "blue floor." From 2008 there is a transition from photography to graphics and painting. It also deals with objects, installation, animation. Surrealistic stories with lots of references and connotations, the intertwining of erotomanian, oral-anal and medical-religious images form a rich soup of painful delirium, seasoned with an atmosphere of fairy-tale and magic.
Twice she was nominated for the Kandinsky Prize (2008, 2010).