Sergei Spirikhin (b. 1963, Severodvinsk, Russia) is a performance artist and writer who lives and works in Vienna. In 1982 he graduated from Ivanovo Art College, and later studied at the School of Philosophy and Religion and attended the Literary Association of Viktor Sosnora, Saint Petersburg. He was a member of the art group The New Blockheads from 1996 to 2000. His publications include Syo Philosophy, Horse Meat, The Green Hills of Austria, The Wooden Submarine, Unforgettable Cinema, Unforgettable Stars (with Roksolana Mikita), and 36 or the Film of Split Consciousness (with photographer Yury Matveev). Sergei Spirikhin is a recipient of Andrei Bely Prize (2004).