Sonya Guimon

SONYA GUIMON. CV

 

Education

2012—2013
Strelka Institute for Architecture, Media and Design, Moscow.
Final project “Inhabiting Propaganda”.

2011—2012
Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
Department of Composition, Master in Architectural Theory, History and Analysis, Madrid.
Final year paper “Perception of Urban Environment: 1920s Cinema”.
Master Thesis “The City as a Space for Propaganda”.

2008
Sorbonne-Paris IV, Department of Art History and Archeology, Paris.

2005—2010
Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU),
Department of History of Art, Specialization in Conservation and Restoration of the Material Culture Monuments, Moscow.
Final paper “Metal in Architecture of Public Buildings in the Second Half of the 19th Century: Functional and Aesthetic Features and the Problem of Preservation”.

Professional Experience

2013 — current
Urban Designer, Green Design Society, Moscow.

2014
Intern Curator, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden. EUNIC Russia Competition for young curators.

2013
Curator, “Upbringing / Воспитание”, CCI Fabrika, Moscow.
Curator, Open-air architectural film screenings, Sochi, Russia.
Co-curator, “Photobasis. Contemporary Object Photography”, Russian Museum of Applied Arts, Moscow.
Co-curator, Strelka Students Final Exhibition, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow.
Co-curator, “The Alternative History of Moscow”, Museum of Moscow.
Curator, Diana Vishnevskaya and Igor Tswetkov exhibition Diana Vishnevskaya and Igor Tswetkov exhibition, Komnata Gallery, Moscow.

2012
English to Russian translator, The Art Newspaper.

2010—2011
Project Manager, Department of Museum Development, Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow.
Project Manager, Center for Contemporary Architecture, Moscow.

2011
Curator, Architectural Film Shows, Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow.

2010
Curator, First Moscow Architectural Film Festival, Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow.

Languages

Russian — native,
English — fluent,
Spanish — conversational,
French — conversational.