The artist is a part of the St. Petersburg creative community 10.203
10.203 is a team of street artists and an artist-run space, located at the former factory venue in Saint Petersburg.

10.203 team is represented by 6 artists: Dusto, Ivan Ilinskii, Maxim Ima, Sergei Krasavin, Turben and Xeato. For each of them the artistic formation began in the mid-2000s on the streets of Saint Petersburg. Starting with the then popular tagging and bombing on trains and railroad fences, each has developed unique vision and style, now expressed in both easel painting, installations, street art and their curatorial projects. An association of like-minded independent artists declares its main purpose as support of the local street art community and promotion the Saint Petersburg street scene in the world.
Digital reconstruction of the abandoned building with street art pieces by 10.203.
INLOCO Gallery
Maxim Ima
Maxim Ima
For almost twenty years of work, Maxim Ima (b. 1987) has gone from classical bombing (to bomb means to cover in graffiti, most often with tags) on trains and conceptual statements in urban environment to successful studio work and curating exhibitions. In his projects, both personal and curatorial, Ima often refers to different techniques and skills gained during many years of doing graffiti.

Ima’s works represent the synthesis of abstractionism, surrealism and figurative painting. He also often works with textual components in his art.

The author is a part of the St. Petersburg creative community 10.203: a group of like-minded urban contemporary artists who organize exhibitions and projects in their gallery/studio and at other venues. 10.203 also includes Dusto, Turben, Ivan Ilinskii, Xeato, and Sergey Krasavin.

Maxim Ima


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