Ivan Kozlov

Ivan Kozlov

journalist, photographer, poet, curator of exhibitions of naive art


Short Biography

Born in 1989 in Perm. Most of his youth have lived in the Perm region,  worked as a loader in the store and as a janitor at a kindergarten. In 2013 he graduated from the philological faculty of PSU on a specialty «Journalism».

Between 2010-2011 he was a columnist for the online newspaper «Sol», created by Marat Guelman and Ivan Kolpakov and had ambitions of the first edition of a non-capital federal subpoena. He worked in the project from its inception to closing. After that, at varying intervals, or on the occasion writes for various publications, including «Colta», «Gazeta.ru,» «Bill-to-air», «Snob», «Calvert Journal», «Forbes», «Russian Planet» and others . Interest in reports and essays on the activities of naive artists and outsiders turned into a curatorial activities (exhibition «Inverted House,» «unruly art», «Bad good person» in the Permian «Museum of Soviet naive»)

As a photographer, journalist and editor involved in the project «Perm cultural revolution» in the whole of its length. In 2012 he headed the press service of the Museum of Modern Art PERMM. As a poet, published in several periodicals («Air», «Banner», etc.), In 2012 was awarded the prize for young poets under the Permian poetry festival «SlovoNova» suggests the publication of its own collection of poetry («ritual laughter» 2013 ).