Anna Frants

Member Since October 20, 2006

Anna Frants is an international new media artist and curator.

Anna Frants’ interactive art installations have been exhibited at top venues across the world. Recent highlights from 2009-present include exhibiting in the St Petersburg Biennial, Moscow Biennial and Polish Biennial, KuoseinoSato Museum of Contemporary Art (Fukuoka, Japan), The Museum of Art and Design (New York, USA), The State Hermitage Museum (St Petersburg, Russia), Chelsea Art Museum (New York, USA), RSProjects (Berlin, Germany), VAP / Gogolfest (Kiev, Ukraine) and Transmediale (Berlin, Germany) as well as participating in a 17 day expedition to The Arctic Circle with The Farm Foundation of Arts and Sciences. Frants is represented by Dam, Stuhltrager Gallery (Brooklyn, USA & Berlin, Germany) and Barbarian Gallery (Zurich, Switzerland).

An accomplished artist, Frants is also a distinguished curator active in expanding and progressing the international field of New Media. She is co-founder of Cyland - a nonprofit that organizes an annual new media festival held throughout St Petersburg, Russia’s top institutions including The State Hermitage Museum, The Peter and Paul Fortress and Sergey Kuryokhin Modern Art Center. Cyland also houses Eastern Europe's largest video archive and hosts an artist residency program.

An important voice in the cultural dialogue of experimental art, Frants has served as a contributing writer to NYArtsmagazine and Art & Antiques Magazines. Anna graduated from Baron Stieglitz St.Petersburg Academy of Art & Industry in Russia and Pratt Institute School of Advanced Studies in New York. She spends her time split between Russia and New York.

Recent Highlighted Exhibitions


"Polar Bear Fodder", ArtParis 2011 (Paris, France)

“Sign & Time”, Transmediale / Concentart (Berlin, Germany)


“Visionary Dreams #3245-3353”, Borey Gallery (St Petersburg, Russia)

“We Are Here”, Cyberfest / The Peter and Paul Fortress (St Petersburg, Russia)

“Breathing in the Air”, VAP Gogolfest / Dovzhenko Film Studios (Kiev, Ukraine)

"World Arts Olympus", Queen Mary (Long Beach, California)

“220V”, RSProjects (Berlin, Germany)

“Sediments”, Barbarian Gallery (Zurich, Switzerland)

“The NEW New”, East/West Project (Berlin,Germany)

“Made in Ancient Greece”, Museum of Art and Design (New York, NY)


“Made in Ancient Greece“, Scope Miami (Miami, FL)

“Visionary Dreams #3005 - 3009”, Borey Gallery (St Petersburg, Russia)

“Act“, Cyberfest / The Central Exhibition Hall (St Petersburg, Russia)

“Soda Water“, Cyberfest / Loft Projects (St Petersburg, Russia)

The Arctic Circle Expedition, The Farm Foundation for the Arts & Sciences (The Arctic Circle)

“Drum Painting”, Moscow Biennial / Moscow Contemporary Art Center (Moscow, Russia)

“Dialogues”, St Petersburg Biennial / Manege Central Exhibition Hall (St Petersburg, Russia)

“Drum Painting“, KyoseinoSato Contemporary Art Museum (Japan)

“Shine A Light", Dam, Stuhltrager Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

“Made in Ancient Greece”, scope NY (New York, NY)

“…Kolodzei Art Foundation”, Chelsea Art Museum (New York, NY)