Andrey Chugunov works at the turn of digital and analogue media. He combines sound art, light installation, generative graphics, technological sculpture, media performances and readymade in his practice. He researches topics of mortality, temporality, autonomy, and memory decay in his artworks from the perspective of meditative media. Andrey got the New Faces Award in the Art division at the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival in 2018. He is a nominee for the Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award personally in the categories Media Art in 2022 and Science Art in 2020
and as part of the 4g art group in the category Art in Public Space in 2018. Andrey got an honorable mention in Media art nomination and was shortlisted in Digital art nomination for the FutureTense award in 2022. He is the winner of the Art of Neuroscience contest and Niio x AI Art Prizes nominee as part of the pt9 art group in 2019.
Most of the projects were widely commissioned by art institutions. Several Chugunov's artworks are in private collections.
He got a master's degree in Digital art at the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia in 2018-2020. He participated in the "Laboratory of a young artist" at the Ural branch of the State Center for Contemporary Art in Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2018. He received an engineering degree in the field of alternative and renewable energy sources at the Ural Federal University in Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2008-2013.
Andrey was born in Sverdlovsk, USSR in 1991.
Now he resides in East Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom.