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Born  1981 in DnipropetrovskUSSR  

Lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine


Currently PhD Researcher at the National Academy of Art and Architecture in Kyiv, Ukraine, Department of History and Theory of Arts

2006 - 2009  -  National Academy of Fine Art and  Architecturepostgraduate course, Kyiv 

20002006   - MA, National Academy of Fine Art and  Architecture, Kyiv  

1996 - 2000 Dnipropetrovsk State Art College   

1999 -  special course in video artCenter for Contemporary Art Kyiv, Ukraine 

2008   Co-founder of Curatorial Union HUDRADA, a self-educational community based on interdisciplinary cooperation 

2007-2008  Shtab (headquarters), project of REP group for supporting young artists, Center for Contemporary Art, KyivUkraine

Since  2004  member of R.E.P. group 

Since 2013 run the Course of Art – educational program

2015 Co-founder of Method Fund

Since 2017 editor of the PROSTORY - the journal of  art, literature, literary translation, politics



2014  Laureate of Malevich Award-2014, Kyiv
2013  Second Special Prize of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2013
2011 Finalist of Artistic Competition for a Monument to Freedom and Unity in Leipzig
2009 Short list of competition participants in competition for Memorial for the Victims of the German NS Military Courts, Cologne
2003  1st Award of the 3rd Ukrainian contest for young curators and artists, Center for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA, Kyiv.  

Selected solo exhibitions and projects

2020 The images from abroad, Gallery EIGEN + ART  Berlin 

2018 Background Mode, Gallery EIGEN + ART Leipzig

2017 Teacher, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

2016 The music stops. The guests are embarrassed. Pause, Gallery EIGEN + ART  Berlin 

2016 The Exhibition, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine

2016 Experiments (with Zhanna Kadyrova), BWA Warsaw, Poland 

2015 The Deception of Distance, Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 Homey, Intervention, Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences, Poland

2014 State of things, Toulouse Art Festival, Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France

2014 Mobile portable model, Gallery EIGEN + ART Berlin 

2012 Alienation Effect, Eigen + Art Lab, Berlin

2012 While I see , performance, Arsenal gallery, Byalistok, Poland

2012 Weekdays, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland

2011 One More Day , performance, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

2011 2 Stories - 3 Worlds. (with Ivan Bazak), BINZ39 Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland;

2011 Perspective, Public Art Project in University Library Albertina in Leipzig, Germany;

2009 Place, Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2003 Comfortable environment, CCA at NaUKMA, Kyiv, Ukraine


Selected group exhibitions

2020 The economy of borders, facade of the City hall of Tiergarten, Berlin

2019 War in Museum, Kmytiv Art Museum, Ukraine

2019 Own motive, Poltava Art Museum, Ukraine

2019 On independence, Kmytiv museum of fine art, Kmytiv, Ukraine 

2019 At the Front Line: Ukrainian Art, 2013-2019, The National Museum of Cultures, Mexico

2019 Tale of Novorossiya, Arsenal Gallery, Poznan, Poland

2019 Listen to us – artistic intelligence, City Art Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2019 Searching for Identity (at the time of the selfie), Studio Tommaseo, Trieste 

2018 The world on Paper, Palais Populaire, Berlin

2018 Zeitgeistlos, curated by_Eszter LÁZÁR & Edina NAGY, Knoll gallery, Vienna

2018 I am the Mouth, Works from Central and Eastern European Artists from Art Collection Telecom, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia 

2018 Follow the Line - POSITIONS OF CONTEMPORARY DRAWING,  Kunsthalle der Spaskasse , Leipzig

2017 Festivities Are Canceled!  The Kyiv International - Kyiv Biennial 2017, "UFO" at metro Lybidska (Ukrainian Institute of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information) and Pavlo Tychyna Literary Memorial Museum in Kyiv

2017 Postponed Futures , DRAD, London

2016 Into the darkness, VozdvizhenkaArtsHouse, Kyiv and WUK, Vienna, Austria 

2016 The school of Kyiv. Leipzig class. Seminar: Politics of Form, GFZK, Leipzig

2016 Semantic Riots, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Kasernenstrasse 23, Basel

2015 à la frontière ...! old and new borders in Europe, Studio Tommaseo , Trieste Contemporanea

2015 Meshes of the Afternoon, The Kyiv Biennale, Kunsthalltrondheim, Norway

2015 In spite of everything , Polish Institute Dusseldorf, Germany

2015 Best evidence rule, Association for Contemporary Art Leipzig, Germany

2015 Lest The Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland

2015 Walk the Line. New ways of drawing , Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2014 Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Art Center Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 R.E.P.: 10 years. On method , Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, Poland

2014 Through Maidan and Beyond , Architekturzentrum Wien, Austria

2014 Sister Europa, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria

2014 Deprivation , Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland

2014 Disconsent, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2014 The Ukrainians , Daad gallery, Berlin, Germany

2014 Gender and diplomacy - the »Ladies' Program«, House of World Cultures, Berlin

2014 Imaginary Archive, The Les'Kurbas Center for Theater Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013 Measures of saving the world_part 3, <rotor> center for contemporary art, Graz, Austria

2013 Odessa Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ukraine

2013 Economics in Art , Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland

2013 Racing with time: The Art of 1960s - The Beginning of 2000s, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

2013 Ukrainian news, group exhibition, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland

2012 Landscape shielded by the picture, National Art Museum, Kyiv

2012 The Ukrainian Body, Visual Culture Research Center of NaUKMA

2011 October project, flood ditch e. V., Berlin, Germany

2011 Laboratory Show, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine

2011 Rewriting worlds, Main project of 4th Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2010 IF. Ukrainian Art in Transition, PERM Museum, Perm, Russia

Projects with REP group (selection)

2019 11/944 from the Collection of Galeria Labirynt, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin
- The Influencing Machine, Galeria Nicodim, Bucharest

2018 The Opposing Shore, University of Brittany Occidentale, Brest, France

2017 Attention! Border! Galeria Arsenal elektrownia, Bialystok, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin

2016 Meanwhile, what about socialism?, Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle 
-  Dependence degree,  BWA Wrocław - Gallery of Contemporary Art

2015 Demonstrating Minds: Contemporary Art Disease, KIASMA / The Finnish National Gallery, Хельсінкі, Finland                                                                              
- REP - On method, 10 years, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland

2014 - The Ukrainians, DAAD gallery, Berlin, Germany 

2013 - global aCtIVISm, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlovice, Німеччина
- Disobedience Archive (The Republic), Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

2012 Cantastoria, UMOCA (Utah Museum of Contemporary Art), USA

2011 Impossible community, State Museum of Modern Art of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia
- Public Folklore, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
- Life in the forest, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland
- The Bulgarian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
- Kaliningrad, Kalmar, Sweden
- Making and Art, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria

2010  Minimal differences, White box, Ney-York, США
- Over the counter, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
- Euro Renovation in Europe, Kunstraum Munich, Munich, Germany
- Great Surprise, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv
- SUPERMARKET - the artist -run art fair, Stockholm, Sweden
- Let's Talk about Nationalism! Between Ideology and Identity, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2009  Revolutionary Moments, http://revolutionarymoments.com/conference/, www.revolutionary-moments.blogspot.com, Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv;
- Future What Yesterday. Self-Organized Artistic Practices from Ukraine, Gallery SC + Gallery PM / HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia;
- No More Reality. Crowd and Performance, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey
- Land of Human Rights: Being Responsible for Resources, <rotor> - art association in Graz, Austria

2008 Art as A Present, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
- Alphabetical Order, Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
- Another City. Another Life, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
- No More Reality, De Appel Art Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Satellite Tunes, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

2007 Consequences and Proposals, Biennial of Young Artists, Tallinn, Estonia
- Contemporary Art Norwich, Norwich, England
- A Poem about inland Sea, project in collaboration with Mark Titchner, Ukrainian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennial, Venice
- Progressive nostalgia, Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato
- From Kosovo to Kaliningrad, Third Prague Biennial of Contemporary Art, Prague
- Return of Memory, KUMU Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
- Petroliana. Oil Patriotism, Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow Museum for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2006 Postorange, Kunsthalle, Vienna
- Intervention, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland
- Contested Space in Post-Soviet Art, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, USA

Curatorial activities

Exhibition by curatorial collective Hudrada:

2018  Union of Hovels. The Survivor SyndromeMikhailovska Plosha / St Michael's Square in Kyiv, Ukraine 

2017 Festivities Are Canceled !, The Kyiv International - Kyiv Biennial 2017, "UFO" at metro Lybidska (Ukrainian Institute of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information) and Pavlo Tychyna Literary Memorial Museum in Kyiv

2016 Into the darkness, VozdvizhenkaArtsHouse, Vozdvizhenska 32, Kyiv 

2016 Into the darkness, WUK, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria

2014  Unpurposeful use of premises, Khreschatik 34, Kyiv

2014 Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, art center Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine

Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw, Poland

2013 Union of hovels, first congress, Malomocco, Lido, Venice

2013 Portfolio review: "The Great and the Good,"  Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland 

2013 Court Experiment, SIZ gallery, Rijeka, Croatia

2012  Disputed territory, Kroshitsky Art Museum, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine

2011  Laboratory Show, Visual Culture Research Center, KyivUkraine     

2011  Court experiment, project in the frame of the non-commercial program of VIENNAFAIR 2011

2010  Court Experiment, Visual Culture Research CenterCenter of  Study  of Society, Curatorial Union Hudrada together with tranzit.at,  KyivUkraine   

2009  Views, Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv,  Ukraine

Projects curated by the REP group:

2008  Transit, Ya gallery, KyivUkraine

Common Spacepublic space near the Arsenalna metro station, Kyiv, Ukraine

New Ukrainian LanguageKaras gallery,Kyiv, Ukraine 

2007  Communities: Ukrainian Young Artists, Arsenal gallery, BialystokPoland 

Communities Project, Center for Contemporary Art, KyivUkraine

Lectures, talks (selection):

2019 The so-called. Practical workshop, during a conference “How to talk to a suicidal shotgun. Art in the era of post-truth, conspiracy theories and negationism”, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin

2018 Lexicon of Change: Ukraine 5 Years after Maidan. Conference initiated and organized by the German Federal Agency for Civic Education, Academy of Arts, Berlin 
2017 Curatorial Network Talk #1: Lada Nakonechna. Reading International, School of Art, University of Reading, UK
2017 Exchanging Notes 2: Making Memories, Seminar at the Norrköping Art Museum, Sweden
2015 Guest lecture, Post Conceptual Study Program (prof. Marina Grzinic), Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien
2011 The journey to the East, panel discussion, Bialystok, Poland    
2011 Art in public space, symposium, University Library Leipzig
2011 Presentation and discussion at the Master Fine Arts in Zürich (Invisible Borders, Lada Nakonecna, Luchezar Boyadjiev and Ivan Bazak, presentation and discussion (moderated by Heiko Schmid)
2010  April:  Visiting artist, Theory Tuesdays, Corner college,  Zurich, Switzerland
2009 Post-sowjetisch und Post-orange: Junge Ukrainische Kunst, Lothringer13 -  Städtische Kunsthalle München, Germany


Stipends, fellowships, residencies:

2018 residence at the Abbey Ruins, Reading International, Reading, UK, Culture Bridges International Mobility grant.

2017 DAAD “Arts and Media” program, research stipend.

2017 Stipendium Griffelkunst at the print workshop of Ellen Sturm, Hamburg

2015 KulturKontakt Austria, Vienna

2015 18th Art Center, Santa Monica, USA

2014 Fellowship at the Hanse-Wissenschftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany

2012, 2015  a-i-r Laboratory, The Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

2010 Residence BINZ39, Zurich and Zuger Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr, Zug, Switzerland

2009 Residency at Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany

2008, 2009 LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig, Germany

2005 Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv (with REP) 

Works in public collections (selection)

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt am Main, Sparkasse Leipzig Art Collection, Art Collection Telekom, Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, Westhoff Collection, Bremen, Albertina University Library, City of Leipzig, National Art Museum of Kyiv, SØR Rusche Collection, Oelde - Berlin