Rubber, 2016
Acrylic on wood panel, varnish
50 x 70 cm

Vova Nootk «Grid Runner» 2017 Plywood, polyurethane, grout 150x100 cm
Vladimir Gupalov (NOOTK)

Moscow based graphic and graffiti artist.
Born 24.12.1981
2005 - Graduated
Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (specialty - architecture)
Lives and works in Russia.

More than 10 years Nootk specializing in the creation of characters, patterns and plot connection.
His technique is tied to work with the animation of the line and graffiti background. At the beginning of the two thousandth Nootk started out as a graffiti writer, from this grew his love to large-scale works.
The vector of operations and activities of the artist marked conditional framework post-graffiti and urban fine-art. Nootk creativity is the permanent synthesis urban vibrations, moods and themes, with childish and infantile striking originality riotous imagination.

Selected group shows:
2017 - "Enter the history" @ Museum of Moscow, Russia
2017 - "Rabitza +7" @ techno club Rabitza, Moscow, Russia
2016 - "Urban Dawn vol.2" @ Beirut, Lebanon
2016 - "Artmossphere" second street art biennale @ Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow, Russia
2016 - "Football VS Hockey" @ Сenter of Contemporary Art Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia
2016 - "Metaforms" @ MARS center, Moscow, Russia
2015 - "East street/West street" @ Lollypop gallery, London, United Kingdom
2015 - "Wall Elements" group show @ Neurotitan gallery, Berlin, Germany
2014 - Street art biennale "Artmossphere" @ Artplay center, Moscow, Russia
2014 - "Street Arch" @ Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow, Russia
2014 - "The wall project" @ Moscow centre for contemporary art Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
2014 - "Casus pacis", Manifesta 10, parallel exhibition @ Street art museum, Saint- Petersburg, Russia
2014 - "Transit zone" @ Museum of modern art PERMM, Perm, Russia
2013 - "Synthesis & integration" @ Art.ru gallery, Moscow, Russia
2010 - "Home work" Mainstreamers show @ Mesto Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2008 - "Art Parade" @ Etazhy Culture Centre, St. Petersburg, Russia
2006 - "Graffiti vinzavod" @ Сenter of Contemporary Art Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia
2005 - "Original Fake" @ Moscow Art Centre, Moscow, Russia
2005 - "Kontrast" exhibition @ Mode Museum, Antwerp, Belgium


Festivals:
2017 - "Link" urban art festival @ Brescia, Corso Luigi Bazoli, Sanpolino (BS), Italy
2017 - "Paint program" @ Gem Fest, Anaklia, Georgia
2016 - "Forma" @ Center for Urban Culture "Pravda", Moscow, Russia
2016 - "Outline" festival of electronic music and art @ abandoned factory area "MoZAL", Moscow, Russia
2015 - Mural-art festival "Freigeist" @ Youth centre JUZ, Bamberg, Germany
2015 - "Forma" @ "Crystal factory", Moscow, Russia
2014 - Mural-art festival "Art side" @ Red October, Moscow, Russia
2014 - "Festival de Murales 3" @ Creative center La Escocesa, Barcelona, Spain
2013 - Mural art festival "LGZ" @ Gilyarovskogo street 10/3, Moscow, Russia
2013 - Mural art festival "MOST" @ Bolotnaya Embankment 7/3, Moscow, Russia
2012 - Mural art festival "MOST" @ Astrahansky per.8, Moscow, Russia
2007-2016 - "Faces & Laces" festival @ Moscow, Russia
2005 - "Write 4 gold", finals @ Chemnitz, Germany