Helsinki, Finland
SASHAPASHA is an artistic duo created in 2009 in St Petersburg by Alexandra (b. 1985) and Pavel Rotts (b. 1982). They are currently based in Helsinki, Finland.
Both artists graduated from the Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design and the PRO ARTE School for Young Artists (St Petersburg).
SASHAPASHA are experimental artists and designers extensively working with performance, sound art, video, photography, painting, sculpture and installation. Recently, the duo has been exploring the theme of personal and collective memory, melding tradition and modernity in their practice.
Selected solo shows:
Silk Road – Vaaga Gallery, Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland, 2018.
Penal Labor – Russian Bar project by TOK curators, Helsinki, Finland, 2018.
Jet Lag Prisoners – Zarya CCA art residency, Vladivostok, Russia, 2018.
PARADNAYA/RAPPU – Cultura fest, Helsinki, Finland, 2017.
KANAVA – ART re.FLEX Gallery, St Petersburg, Russia, 2016.
Selected group shows:
Micro Sites Vallila – Public Art Trail, Helsinki, Finland, 2018.
One Northeast – Zarya CCA, Vladivostok, Russia, 2018.
Love/Create – Cultural Center Gromov, St Petersburg, Russia, 2018.
V Baltic Biennale of Contemporary art. Baltic Interconnections – New Museum, St Petersburg, Russia, 2016.
Works from the residency
From the Peat and Lace project
Video, 4 min