Elizaveta is a sociologist, culturologist, expert in the fine arts, and curator. She directs the preparation and realisation of her exhibition projects at Manege, from the formation of the exhibition’s artistic and scholarly concept and the organisation of the creative working group to the complete incarnation of the vision, including the publication of a catalogue and the elaboration of a cultural and educational programme of events to accompany the exhibition. Elizaveta works closely with the artists in her projects, and collaborates directly with participating museums, archives, theatres, colleges and universities, and other cultural, academic, and educational institutions, mostly within the Russian Federation. She also helps develop Manege’s publication activities.
From 2013 to 2016, Elizaveta curated preparations for Manege’s mobile exhibition projects. In 2014 she was awarded the I. I. Shuvalov Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts for scholarly achievement.
She has curated large-scale inter-museum exhibitions such as: The 70s: In-Clusivity(2017), Life After Life (2019), and Stillness: Russian Classical Sculpture from Shubin to Matveyev (2021), and has worked as a coordinator on the Lee Bul project (Russian section) and Future Lab: Kinetic Art in Russia (2020-2021). Elizaveta was also part of the team that was awarded the “Innovation 2021” prize for achievement in contemporary art in the category Project of the Year for the exhibition Future Lab: Kinetic Art in Russia.