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Anna Tolkacheva is Russian media-artist, researcher and poet. She explores new ways for creating text and accessing it through the new media, non-standard interfaces and controllers. Anna creates art-works which can be attributed to the emerging field of the mediapoetry. She works in experimental video, interactive installations and text technics. Anna was born at 1985 in Gorky, USSR. She has got a master degree in Computer Science and worked as a senior programmer and researcher in computational linguistic field. In 2017 Anna obtained a diploma in New Media Art in Rodchenko Art School, Moscow. She is a co-organizer of publishing house “Red Swallow”.
Anna’s works participated in a big number of exhibitions, screenings and festivals inside and outside of Russia. She got Grand Prix in International Extra Short Film Festival 2014, VideoPoetry Film Festival “The Fifth Leg” (2012, 2016). At 2013-2014 she got Google Award for research on the project “Revolutionary events prediction by social media”.