Ekaterina Sharova is an art historian and a curator of Arctic Art Forum (Arkhangelsk, Russia), a leading meeting place for contemporary art and interdisciplinary experiments in Euro-Arctic Russia. She graduated from Pomor State University in Arkhangelsk in 2004 and received a Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of Oslo in 2012. Her curatorial projects include Mobile Institute. A Portable Lab for Knowledge Sharing (with r a k e t a / RAKETA_PRESS. Arkhangelsk Oblast; Art Salon Gallery, Arkhangelsk; Borey Art Center, Saint Petersburg, r a k e t a studio, Stockholm), exhibitions at Barents Spektakel Festival, Kirkenes, Norway (2015) and the Arctic Art Forum, Arkhangelsk, Russia (2016, 2017, 2018). In 2017, Arctic Art Forum was nominated to Innovation State Art Prize. Sharova has been a speaker at the National Museum of Norway (2014) and represented Euro-Arctic Russia at Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art (2017) and NEMOSKVA (2018). In 2018, she has been an advisor for The Indigenous Quinquennial at National Gallery of Canada. She has also been an expert for a number of national contemporary art and culture competitions in Russia. Her current interests lie in the fields of ecology of culture, regenerative management and ecosystem for innovative cultural production in Arctic areas of Russia and the border area.