Arseny Zhilyaev (born in Voronezh, lives in Moscow) creates artwork that proposes new approaches to the tradition of Soviet museology. His recent artistic projects include the Museum of Proletarian Culture. Industrialization of Bohemia (Tretyakov State Gallery, Moscow, 2012) and M.I.R.: Polite Guests from the Future (Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco and Paris, 2014).