Sergei Kulikov (b. 1976, Moscow, Russia) is an architectural historian, analyst and expert in sociocultural programming and urban and rural development. He studied theories of urban planning at Moscow State University, focusing on the concept of the ideal city in the Italian Renaissance.
As an author and editor, he contributed to Wallpaper*, Domus, Art Newspaper, Interni, Art+Auction, and Project Russia. In 2011, he was a lecturer at Thinning Project, dedicated to the issues of territories with a declining population, and, in particular, remote and strategically important Russian regions. The project was part of the curriculum of Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design. He later joined the Strelka team, preparing international urban planning competitions and working in strategic consulting.
Selected projects: put together The Wall installation in collaboration with Boris Bernaskoni (Central House of Artists, Moscow, 2005); co-curated the Hostages of Voids show at the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, 2011); participated in the Utilitas Interrupta exhibition curated by Joseph Grima as part of the EXD Biennale (Lisbon, Portugal, 2011).
Sergei Kulikov lives and works in Moscow.