Victor Alimpiev was born in Moscow in 1973. He graduated from the Art School of Memory of 1905, and the New Art Strategies at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow. Today Victor Alimpiev is one of the most interesting and distinguished figures in contemporary Russian art.
His works are included in the collections of such important Russian and Western museums and foundations as the National Center for Contemporary Arts, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, MuHKA, MART-Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rovereto, Cultural Foundation EKATERINA, Contemporary City Foundation, the Nicola Trussardi Foundation, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation. In 2005 TATE Modern acquired Victor Alimpiev’s video “Sweet Nightingale”. In 2007 Centre Pompidou included video “My Breath” in its collection.