Ivan Kostiurin

Visual artist, animator, animated film director
Lives and works in Jakobstad, Finland
Phone: +358 466275458


2005 – 2011 Ilya Repin Art Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Specialists’s degree with a major in Architecture, St.Petersburg

Artist-Run Spaces and Artist Associations

2022 – 2023 “Jakarte RF” association of fine arts, Jakobstad, Finland
2021 – 2023 Co-founder and co-curator of 24 Gallery and Artist Space, St. Petersburg

Select Exhibitions and Festivals

2023 NEW YORK INDIE SHORTS AWARDS, Semi-Finalist, New York, USA
2023 Corsenal Production International Monthly Film Festival, Best Short Animation, Salerno, Italy
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Rhode Island, USA, 2023
2023 21114 Film Fest, Vojvodina, Serbia
2023 “Yes, I Was Born This Way”, Jakarte, Jakobstad
2022 “Koti”, Jakarte Jakobstad, Finland
2022 «SHORTS video art festival» gallery “White Box” Jakobstad, Finland
2022 «Decay and emptiness». St. Petersburg, “24” space
2022 «Goodbye, Digitocene!». St. Petersburg, “24” space
«In silico». Neurotrialogue project (in collaboration with Maria Fox Larsson and 2022 VQGAN+Clip). St. Petersburg + online, Masters.Digital gallery + Marina Gisich gallery
2021 «Exhibition 24». St. Petersburg, “24” space
2021 «Human Friendly Inner Space”. St. Petersburg, “Third Place” gallery
2021 Acropolis Remix. Embraces: Utopian. Star and Cross project (in collaboration with Nikolai Lichtenfeld). Acropolis Remix Pavilion, The Wrong Biennale 5
2021 Open Mushroom Exhibition №1. St. Petersburg, Invalid House gallery
2021 Graphic Art. Moscow, Bogorodskoye gallery

Animated films

2023 Animated film “Tom Thumb”, hand-painted stop motion animation (in collaboration with Nikolai Lichtenfeld)
2020 Animation for Roma Liberov’s film “The Secret Man”, hand-painted stop motion animation (in collaboration with Nikolai Likhtenfeld)


2023 “Kuti” Magazine No. 68, “Moon-Eye” graphic short story, Finland