Working in XR, video and photography Nikita Shokhov focuses on the duality of human nature: body and mind, science and religion, sexuality and politics. World Press Photo awardee, Nova Art Contest finalist. Recent exhibitions include Anhydrite Biennale (Germany), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (Russia), Watermill Center(USA), GRAD Gallery (UK), 5th Photoquai Biennial (France), Manifesta 10, 6th Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, 11.12 Gallery (Russia). Film screenings/performances include Redcat Theatre (USA), CalArts Digital Expo (USA), CYFEST (Russia), ArtDocFest (Russia). His work was featured in The New York Times, TheGuardian, Le Monde, Interview, Harper's Bazaar Art, ArtNews, Art Observer, L'Express, Courrier International, IL, China Newsweek, L'Insense Photo, Calvert Journal, l'Officiel, Kommersant. Trained at Virginia Tech, California Institute of the Arts and Rodchenko Art School Moscow.