About us

Nikola-Lenivets is a place to live, work and create something with the territory of 650 hectares, where you will find 28 land art objects, international art festivals, workshops and artists residencies.

Nikola-Lenivets is located 200 kilometers away from Moscow, in Kaluga region by Ugra river. A part of the territory belongs to Ugra National Park, which is a UNESCO biosphere reserve.

Nikola-Lenivets’s mission is to create a natural self regulated environment for life, recreation, art and work in harmony with nature. Art objects, workshops and studios, public spaces and accommodation areas, all of the necessary infrastructure for life and creativity are integrated into the natural surroundings and landscape of Nikola-Lenivets.

Nikola-Lenivets is a modern project - the only place in Russia that presents landscape installations and land-art objects created by leading Russian and international artists, many of which have become iconic figures for modern art. 

Nikola-Lenivets is open for creative experiments. New objects of art are created here constantly.