Slava Mogutin is a New York-based Russian-American artist, who works across photography, video, text, performance, sculpture, and painting. Mogutin’s fine art, as well as his commisioned portraits and fashion editorials, have been featured in a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, Flash Art, ArtUS, BlackBook, i-D, Modern Painters, V, Visionaire, L’Officiel Hommes, L’Uomo Vogue, and Stern. He is a regular contributor to several art and lifestyle magazines such as Flaunt, Vice and Whitewall.
Mogutin is the author of two hardcover monographs of photography, Lost Boys and NYC Go-Go, and seven books of writings published in Russian. He is the winner of the prestigious Andrei Bely Prize for Poetry. His poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies in eight languages. He has translated into Russian selected works of Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Dennis Cooper. As an actor Mogutin appeared in Bruce LaBruce’s Skin Flick and Laura Colella’s independent feature Stay Until Tomorrow.