Born (1957) and living in Moscow, Viktor Misiano acquired a Ph.Din the Theory of Art. For ten year he was a curator in The Pushkin State Museum, and for the past two years he has been the director of the ContemporaryArt Center (CAC) in Moscow. He currently works as an art critic for national and internationalart magazines, including Moscow Art Magazine and Flash Art. He has been responsible for curating exhibitions of Russiancontemporary art in alternative spaces, galleries and museums inVienna, New York, Rome, Helsinki and elsewhere. He has published many articles on the subject of contemporaryRussian art, photography and art theory.