Varvara Guljajeva


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Estonian Academy of Arts

Past or Other Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • University of Art and Design Linz (Kunst Universität Linz)

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2020

    Dr. Varvara Guljajeva is an artist and researcher. She holds a position of researcher at the Estonian Academy of Arts, and also at the ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering. Varvara has been invited as a visiting researcher to XRL, Hong Kong City University, IAMAS (Ogaki, Japan), LJMU (Liverpool, UK), Interface Cultures in the Linz University of Art and Design, Blekinge Institute of Technology (Karlshamn, Sweden). As an artist she works together with Mar Canet forming an artist duo Varvara & Mar. Often duo’s work is inspired by the information age. In their practice they confront social changes and impact of technological era. In addition to that, Varvara is fascinated by kinetics, participation, and digital fabrication, which are integral parts of her work. The duo has been exhibiting in international shows since 2009. Their works have been shown at MAD in New York, FACT in Liverpool, Santa Monica in Barcelona, Barbican in London, Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Ars Electronica museum in Linz, ZKM in Karlsruhe, and more. Reference: var-mar.info

    ISEA2014

    Varvara Guljajeva & Mar Canet, Tallinn, Estonia. Varvara & Mar is an artist duo formed in 2009. Often duo’s work is inspired by the digital age. In their practice they confront social changes and impact of technological era. In addition to that, Varvara & Mar are fascinated by kinetics, participation, and digital fabrication, which are integral parts of their work.

    ISEA2011

    Varvara Guljajeva is a female artist from Estonia, who works with art, people, technology, and materials. Her main focus is on participatory art, interactive installations, and kinetic sculptures. Often Varvara’s works are her reflection on society, environment and cyber-age. She has exhibited her works in a number of international exhibitions and festivals. In addition to that, Varvara was teaching at Interface Cultures in the Art University of Linz, Austria, and has given a several workshops. Varvara has worked with children, youth, and artists who are eager to apply technology for creative purposes. Varvara is a PhD student at the Estonian Art Academy.


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  • Tallinn, Estonia

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