Olga Vostretsova who was born in Novosibirsk, lives and works as a freelance curator in Leipzig. She studied Cultures of the Curatorial (2013) at the HGB Leipzig and was in charge of its university gallery in 2016-2017; in 2018-2019 she continued her work at the Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle. She is the co-founder of two art associations in Leipzig: Бükü – Büro für kulturelle Übersetzungen and KV –– Leipzig. She has initiated and curated numerous international contemporary art exhibition projects, most recently disturbance: witch (2020) at ZAK in the Zitadelle Berlin and Multilpiers’ Exile (2021) with the group El Flasherito from Buenos Aires in Leipzig. She is currently acting as coordinator of the project Dig it? Prototypes for the Museum at the GfZK Leipzig and artistic associate in the DAAD project at the HGB Leipzig and the ASFA Athens p o s t documenta: contemporary arts as territorial agencies. Vostretsova has held both research and residency fellowships in Tbilisi, Georgia (2014); Prague, Czech Republic (2015); Bad Ems, Germany (2017-2018); Buenos Aires, Argentina; and in Santiago de Chile (2019).
Olga Vostretsova was a resident at the Tarabya Cultural Academy from December 2021 to March 2022.