Denis Maksimov is a curator, researcher and theorist of art, politics and visual culture. He investigates relations between aesthetics and power, post-structuralist thought and geopolitics, critical theory and international political economy, style and epistemology, historical analysis and futures studies.
Denis has been working in strategic consultancy and political expertise since 2006 in Moscow and has continued an independent practice in Belgium and other countries. His clients include national and regional governments, international institutions, think tanks, private companies and individuals.
Denis has started developing creative projects in 2009 after moving to Belgium. His curatorial, artistic and performative initiatives, commissioned works and collaborations are regularly presented at the biennales, festivals, museums, art centres, galleries, independent art spaces, etc. in different countries.
Denis published several books and numerous articles and is regularly invited to give lectures and public talks by the universities and various organisations.