Born in Moscow in 1972. Composer, musician. Completed a post-graduate course at the Moscow Conservatory. Actively participates in the concert and festival life of Russia and Europe, collaborates with the leading performers of new music. His works are published in Russia and abroad. Alexei Sysoyev’s music is heard in stage productions by Kirill Serebrennikov, Philipp Grigoryan, Boris Yukhananov. He is the winner of the Golden Mask Award, the State Award Innovation and the Sergei Kuryokhin Award. Since 2016 he has been shooting amateur 8-mm films. His filmography includes “Berlin / Shots”, “Labyrinths. Roaming Prosodies”, “Certain People / Certain Places”, “Agon. Selected Texts. Verses and Evidence on Spam”, “Encounters” (2018), “Simple Things”, “S.O.S (Song of Songs)”, “Seasons and Other Proofs of the Existence of Time” (2019), “Quiet Holidays”, “Speechless” (2020), “In the Middle of Your Absence” (2021).