Category: Artists

Residency: July - August 2022

Nastya Didenko (UA)

Nastya Didenko (*1994) is a Ukrainian artist living and working in Kyiv. In her artistic practice, she deals with the topics of the position of artists in society, re-evaluation of post-Soviet traumas and precariousness. She expresses these theses through the medium of painting, installation and photography. In 2017 she graduated from the studio of Painting […]

Residency: July - August 2022

Valeriia Mirhorodchenko (UA)

Valeriia Mirhorodchenko (UA) is a visual artist from Mykolaiv. In her work, she focuses on the physicality and reflection of inner experiences and their multifaceted nature. She combines different types of media, from media formats to decorative arts. Valeria studied at the “Mykolaiv college of culture and art” at the faculty of arts and crafts (2014-2018). […]

Residency: April - June 2022

Polina Shcherbyna (UA)

Polina Shcherbyna is a visual contemporary artist, born in Kyiv, where she graduated from the National Academy of Arts and Architecture of NAOMA, and studied in the studio of painting and temple culture named after Professor MA Storozhenko.  Untitled, 2021 – from the series Half of the personality (2017-2022), non-primed canvas, acrylic technical paste, balloon, […]

Residency: April - June 2022

Krystyna Melnyk (UA)

Krystyna Melnyk is a Ukrainian artist, living and working in Kyiv. She mainly focuses on the media of painting which she studied at the National Academy of Arts and Architecture in Kyiv (2019). Krystyna Melnyk’s work is dominated by figurativeness and corporeality, through which she develops mainly sacral themes. She is interested in the motif […]

Residency: February - March 2022

Mark Chehodaiev (UA)

Mark Chehodaiev (*1997, Kyiv) is a Ukrainian multimedia artist, who is currently studying in Vienna, Austria. In his artistic practice,  he works mainly with space and relationships in space, through which he develops his key themes of presence and memory. He is interested in how the general context coexists with personal experience and in his often performative projects he is collaborating with other artists or spectators.

Residency: February - March 2022

Maksym Khodak (UA)

Maksym Khodak (*2001) is an artist born and raised in Ukraine who works and studies in Kyiv. He works with the topics of history and the ways of documenting it, collective and individual memory, urban transformations, a critical view on cinema and photography. The optic that unites these distinct topics is a critical rethinking of the Soviet legacy. In addition, Khodak’s works react to the current political situation around him. In his practice, he continues the line of Ukrainian political art of the 2000s.