Igor Ponosov (b. 1980, Nizhnevartovsk) is a Moscow based artist, co-founder of the Partizaning movement, and researcher focused on Urban Art. He is the writer, publisher and author of numerous books and publications on contemporary art. Ponosov has undertaken residencies including the Global Art Lab public art residency in New York, as part of the 2014 Arts Leadership Fellows, as well as at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, in 2016. Igor Ponosov works as an activist, artist and independent curator of multi-disciplinary projects, focusing on the social environment of the city and its transformation through the arts.