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the NEST GROuP, 1975-1979

Donskoi, Roshal, Skersis

Artists, creators of performances and objects. Gennady Donskoi, Michael Roshal, Victor Skersis, were all born in 1956 in Moscow, later forming a group known as The Nest (Gnezdo) in 1975–1979. This name followed in the wake of a performance of "Keep quiet, experiment under way!” staged in an exhibition at the VDNKh House of Culture in 1975, during which the artists sat in a gigantic nest. Donskoi lives in the Moscow. Roshal died in 2007. Skersis lives in the USA.