Nastya Didenko (UA)

Residency: July - August 2022

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 National Academy of Fine arts and Architecture (NAOMA). Since 2016 she has been a participant and co-founder of the artist-run space Hlebzawod. In 2016 she also started working as a food and fine-art photographer, which influenced her subsequent creative activity and made photography one of the main mediums in her implementation. She is also a finalist MUHi Art Prize 2021.

The residency is supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council. Slovak Arts Council is the main partner of the project. The project is also supported by the city Košice.