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.