Born in 1975 and lives in Moscow, Russia. Ilyukhin is an artist, who works at the intersection of various media and of institutions. Educated as engineer of robotics (MSTU, Moscow) and as artist (ICA Moscow), his interest lies in the creative interaction of technique and thought. In 2000 he co-founded the Art Business Consulting group (http://abc-group.ru/) which focuses on visual and mental processes of the office habitat in their projects. Since 2004 he is the manager of his own artist-run gallery and laboratory which has organized sixty monthly shows of associated artists. In 2009 Ilyukhin was a project manager of an artist-run art fair Universam where twenty-five groups and more than hundred artists took part. Since 2011 he has developed the project OFIS which working on a times-share model with architects, and has organized some 20 exhibitions of different type and media. One of the experimental themes of the OFIS gallery the coexistence and close collaboration to diverse media and techniques. Hotel Moscow was his curating project in year 2013 (http://hotelmoscow.info/). There were 21 artists from Moscow and Leipzig involved, and the exhibition space was a living space and place for developing art and communication. Maxim Ilyukhin also works on his personal artworks, shows, and performances.