‘Gluklya’ (Natalia Pershina Yakimanskaya)
is an artist based in St. Petersburg, Russia. She works within different collective projects, including Chto Delat’? and The Factory of Found Clothes, as well as doing her own research, which combines performance, environmental works, situationist actions, video and direct contact. Her main focus is on women and socially vulnerable groups: migrants, the unemployed and war veterans. Gluklya’s work has been exhibited in Russia and abroad. Recent shows include 2012- MUMOK, Vienna, 2011- The Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden Baden, 2011- Shedhalle, Zurich, 2011- SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, 2011- Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2011- Kunsthalle, Vienna, 2010- ICA, London and 2011 & 2009- The Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.