Artist, lives in Moscow and Venice. In his projects he turns to the heritage of Soviet museology, as well as the interpretation of the museum in the philosophy of Russian cosmism. Arseny Zhilyaev's works were shown at the Gwangju Biennale, Liverpool, Lyon, Manifesto in Marseille and the Ljubljana Triennial, as well as at exhibitions at the Pompidou Center in Paris; de Appel, Amsterdam; HKW, Berlin. Editor of the anthology “Avant-garde Museology” (e-flux, V-a-c Press, University of Minnesota Press, 2015), winner of Russian awards in the field of contemporary art. He has given lectures and master classes at MoMA, Brooklyn Museum, Bard Graduate Center, CUNY (New York), Tate Modern, Whitechapel (London), Princeton University (New Jersey), Moscow State University, Russian State University for the Humanities, Higher School of Economics (Moscow).