Ilya Orlov is an artist, historian, and PhD candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki. He has exhibited at the State Museum of Political History (St. Petersburg), the National Center for Contemporary Art (Moscow), and the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. He also participated in the 4th Moscow Biennale and Manifesta 10. Orlov lives and works in Helsinki and St. Petersburg.
Orlov's work is part of the Finnish Landscape - Contemporary art at Seurasaari Open-Air Museum -exhibition, curated by Joanna Warsza.