Yulia Arsen is an interdisciplinary artist and choreographer based in Moscow who works at the intersection of dance, theatre and contemporary art.
Arsen studied in Germany, and performed in festivals in Korea, Hungary, Germany, Russia, Estonia. Within her artistic practice Arsen is interested in the constant fluctuations in herself between honesty and irony, conceptual and popular, trash and tenderness and fun and tragic. She is inspired by the idea of creating works that will capture the audience’s imagination. Arsen is a resident at the Meyerhold Centre (Moscow), the Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art (Moscow), collaborates with the V-A-C Foundation, various Moscow theatres and the Kuflex laboratory of media art. She was a Scholarship holder of the STD of the Russian Federation (2020) and laureate of the Kulturamt der Stadt Kassel grant (2020).