Alyona Sokolnikova
design in DETAILS
Алена (Елена) Сокольникова
к.пед.н., доцент, член Союза дизайнеров России;

‍Независимый куратор и специалист по истории дизайна;‍

Преподаватель Британской Высшей Школы Дизайна
ALYONA (ELENA) SOKOLNIKOVA
an independent curator, researcher and lecturer in design history, founder of “Design In Details”
PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:
HISTORY OF GRAPHIC AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN OF THE USSR AND RUSSIA; INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AND NATIONAL CULTURE; GENDER STUDIES; MEDIA THEORY; ART-DESIGN AND CONTEMPORARY ART; MUSIC, GRAPHIC AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE 1950–1960'S; SOVIET SCI-FI BOOKS, MOVIES AND ILLUSTRATION; VISUAL CULTURE; COMICS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS
Academic Qualifications
  • 2007 – 2011
    Ph.D. Dissertation "Semiotic approach to the analysis of national specifics of graphic design in a process of higher design education", Moscow State University for Humanities named after M.A. Sholokhov, Moscow, Russia
  • 2007 – 2009
    "Visual communications" Continuous Professional Development (CPD) course, British Higher School of Arts and Design, Moscow, Russia
  • 2007 – 2001
    Diploma in "Graphic design" (MA), Moscow State University for Humanities named after M.A. Sholokhov, Moscow, Russia
EXPERIENCE
2012 – 2017
Research and educational projects of the Moscow Design Museum, curator and consultant of exhibitions, Moscow, Russia
2013 – 2016
Head of the exhibition department of the Moscow Design Museum, Moscow, Russia
2013 – 2016
Teacher at the BA (Honor) programs at the British Higher School of Design, Moscow, Russia
2012 – 2016
Associate Professor at the Design Department of the Moscow State University for Humanities named after M.A. Sholokhov (since 2016, transformed into the Institute of Arts of the Moscow State Pedagogical University), Moscow, Russia
2012 – 2013
Guest Lecturer at the International Higher School for Presentations and Communications, Moscow, Russia and at the "UNIC" distance learning department of the faculty of design of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (National Research University), Moscow, Russia
2011 – 2016
Teacher at the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses at the British Higher School of Design, Moscow, Russia
2007 – 2012
Teacher at the Design Department of the Moscow State University for Humanities named after M.A. Sholokhov, Moscow, Russia
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AWARDS
2016
The "Utopia Design Medal" Prize at the First London Design Biennale. Awarded as a part of the research team of the Moscow Design Museum
2012
The laureate diploma of the competition of pedagogical skills and public recognition "Teacher of the Year 2012" in the nomination "Young University Teacher", Moscow, Russia
2008 и 2007
The participant diploma of the 15th and 16th specialized exhibitions “Packaging. UpakItaliya", Central Exhibition Complex "Expocenter on Krasnaya Presnya", Moscow, Russia
2007
The participant diploma of the XV All-Russian exhibition-competition "DESIGN'2007" in the nomination “The Best Work of the Year in Design”, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2007
The winner diploma of the competition in the "Graphic design" nomination. The exhibition of the participants of the second international competition "Contemporary Art and Education", Moscow State University for Humanities named after M.A.Sholokhov, the library-fund "Russkoye Zarubezh'ye" ("Russian abroad"), Moscow, Russia
2005
The Golden Diploma and the Grand Prix at the International student competition for the best packaging design "Zavodnoi Apel'sin", Moscow, Russia
2002
The diploma for a high artistic level of creative work, provided in the nomination "Design of architectural environment". Awarded within a group of authors. Stroganov Festival of Young Designers, Moscow, Russia