Mraz Simon

​Simon Mraz

Since 2009, Simon Mraz has been the Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow, where he curates Austrian-Russian and European-Russian cultural initiatives. He has organised a series of art projects involving Russian and international artists in locations across Russia, including Nadezhda—The Hope Principle, Observatory, Krasnoyarsk Biennial, and many others. You can read some of his many publications online.

Portrait: Simon, watercolor by Irina Korina, 2019, courtesy by the artist


Ceramic artist, jewellery maker

Sculptor, installation artist

Visual artists, regional art enthusiasts

Visual artist

New media artist

Visual artist

Visual artists

Simon Mraz

All hail Manizha, the Tajik-Russian musician rewriting the rules on what it means to belong

Simon Mraz

‘You pay a price for being unconventional’: Filmmaker Lado Kvataniya on the political power of music videos