BlueSoup group was founded in Moscow, Russia in 1996 by Alex Dobrov, Daniel Lebedev and Valery Patkonen. Since 2002 group works in cooperation with Alexander Lobanov

Daniel Lebedev - born in Kyrgyzstan (1974), graduated in Moscow Architectural Institurte (1999) and Studio of Individual Direction
Alex Dobrov - born in Moscow (1975), graduated in Moscow Architectural Institurte (1998)
Alexander Lobanov - born in Moscow region (1975), graduated in Moscow State University of Culture (2007)
Valery Patkonen - born in Moscow (1972), graduated in Moscow Architectural Institurte (1998) and Studio of Individual Direction


2016 Badlands \ Zarya CCA Russia, Vladivostok
Cascade \ XL Gallery Russia, Moscow
2015 Lands \ Moscow Manege Russia, Moscow
Hyperrealism \ Tretyakov State Gallery Russia, Moscow
Russian realism XXI \ Museum of Contemporary History of Russia Russia, Moscow
2014 Lost in Transformation Lithuania, Klaipeda
Beyond Zero (Calvert 22 Gallery) UK, London
Ladscapes (PERMM)*** Russia, Perm
Murk (XL Gallery)*** Russia, Moscow
On top! (Museum of Moscow) Russia, Moscow
2013 Weightlessness \ 5th Moscow biennale of contemporary art Russia, Moscow
Lost in translation \ Collateral Event of the 55th Art Exhibition – La Biennale di VeneziaItaly, Venice
2012 An Absolute Disorder \ Russian Contemporary Art – Kandinsky Prize (2007-2012)Spain, Barcelona
Poetas en Tiempos de Escasez (Galería Juan Pardo Heeren, ICPNA) Peru, Lima
2011 Snowstorm (Arsenal) Russia, N.Novgorod
4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art Russia, Moscow
IX Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale Russia, Krasnoyarsk
Liquid Space (Nettie Horn Gallery) UK, London
Symmetry Gates (Young Projects Gallery) USA, Los Angeles
2010 Workers and philosophers Russia, Skolkovo
Untitled (Stella Art Foundation) *** Russia, Moscow
Walking a fine line (Espace Croise) France, Roubaix
Ryssen kommer! Sweden, Boden
Rauma Biennale Balticum 10 Finland, Rauma
Objekty v zrcadle jsou blize nez se zdaji: O videoartu v Rusku Chech Republic, Praha
2009 Videnie (PERMM) Russia, Perm
Blizzard (XL Gallery, 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)*** Russia, Moscow
VIII Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale Russia, Krasnoyarsk
History of Russian Video Art. Volume 2 (MMOMA) Russia, Moscow
Transfer (M'ARS CCA) Russia, Moscow
A Window to the World (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art) Japan, Hiroshima
21 Russia (PinchukArtCentre) Ukraine, Kiev
2008 Russian art: paradoxes of history (National Academy of Art) Bulgaria, Sofia
The Next of Russian Art (Alternative Space Loop) Korea, Seoul
The Busan Biennale 2008 Korea, Busan
Defence (XL gallery)*** Russia, Moscow
2007 Shared Boundaries (Gallery EM) Korea, Seoul
Sots Art \ L'art politique en Russie depuis 1972 France, Paris
Art Unlimited \ Art Basel Switzerland, Basel
The Lake (XL gallery) *** Russia, Moscow
Urbanistic Formalism \ 2nd Moscow biennale of contemporary art Russia, Moscow
2006 Modus-R \ Russian Formalism Today \ Art-Basel Miami-Beach USA, Miami
Caucasus Biennale Declaration Georgia, Tbilisi
Russia! (Guggenheim museum) Spain, Bilbao
Echelon (Modern City Foundation) *** Russia, Moscow
International Film Festival Rotterdam \ special program Nederland, Rotterdam
Russia! (Guggenheim museum) USA, New York
2005 Angels of History \ Europalia Belgium, Antwerpen
Situation Comedy \ Art-Moscow Russia, Moscow
Russia-2 \ 1st Moscow biennale of contemporary art Russia, Moscow
Constructed Situations \ 10th anniversary of Attitudes Switzerland, Geneve
2004 Black River (Guelman gallery) *** Russia, Moscow
Six Times Video \ Art-Moscow (Guelman gallery) Russia, Moscow
White (Izo Gallery) UK, London
Playlist (Palais de Tokyo) France, Paris
Digital Russia Russia, Moscow
2003 FireWire (Guelman gallery) Russia, Moscow
Viper Basel Switzerland, Basel
Projection (Arsenal) Russia, N.Novgorod
Neue Ansante \ Contemporary Art from Moscow Germany, Dusseldorf
We and They \ Art-Moscow (Guelman gallery) Russia, Moscow
BlueSoup – 7th anniversary (Guelman gallery) *** Russia, Moscow
Redefining Identities (TATE Modern) UK, London
Moscow Minimalism \ Art-Frankfurt Germany, Frankfurt
Transeuropa (Medien Kunst Archiv) Austria, Vienna
2002 Melioration Festival Russia, Moscow region
Extra Short Film Festival Russia, Novosibirsk
2001 Art-Moscow 2001 Russia, Moscow
Post-Soviet Montages Canada, Montreal
2000 Instrumenta 2000 Russia, Moscow
Video Lisboa 2000 Portugal, Lisboa
13th Stuttgarter Filmwinter Germany, Stuttgart
1999 12th Stuttgarter Filmwinter Germany, Stuttgart
3rd International Festival of New Film Croatia, Split
1998 European Media Art Festival Germany, Osnabrueck