Nadya was born in Moscow in 1973, and from December 2014 she permanently lives in Tel Aviv. She is a graduate of the Moscow State University in journalism. For many years, Nadya worked at the DOM cultural center (Moscow), the famous Moscow venue for avant-garde art (mainly specialized in contemporary music, new jazz, world music, as well as in contemporary art in general). From 1999 to 2004 she served as the visual arts curator, realizing many exhibitions and screenings of various film and video art compilations. In 2002 together with partners from the Videodom studio she started a new project - the International Kansk Video Festival in Siberia, which became the first festival in Russia dedicated to experimental film and video art, and from then on she has served as an art-director of that Festival, as well. More than 1000 screenings, workshops, exhibitions, concerts, and other events have been realised since 2002 during the 14th festival’s edition in Kansk. In 2012 together with Alexandra Sankova, Stepan Lukyanov, and Valery Patkonen she established the Moscow Design Museum, which started with a very successful display at the Bolshoy Manezh “Soviet Design 1950-80s”.