Bio

Photo Ruslana Alekseyenko

Video portrait MITEC by Nata Katerinenko

Born on April 18, 1982 in Dnipropetrovsk.
Graduated from the Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, department of Architecture. Worked as an architect and a lecturer at the Academy. In 2011 begins full time career as an artist.
The Winner of the Best Installation Prize, ArtVilnius′15 June, 2015
and Public Choice Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre 2011.
Works from the project “Where is your brother?” are in a Mocak Museum of Contemporary Art collection (Krakow, Poland); “Album about war” belongs to a Faurschou Foundation collection (Copenhagen, Denmark); artist′s works also belong to other Dutch and Great Britain collections.
Media: painting, drawing, video, photography, installation.
Based in Dnipro, Ukraine.

Selected exhibitions

– “The Bridge”, group exhibition, VRHAM! Virtual Reality & Arts Festival, Hamburg, Germany. June 7 – 17, 2018.

– “The Bridge”, group exhibition “Back to Nature!” in collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, Salon Berlin. Museum Frieder Burda, Berlin, Germany. April 13 – August 18, 2018.

– “The Bridge”, group exhibition “When Art Meets Science”, I Love Science Festival. BOZAR – Brussels Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium. April 27 – 29, 2018.

– “The Bridge”, group exhibition If So, What?. Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA. April 26-29, 2018.

– “The Bridge”, group exhibition “Motherland in the Art”, curator Agnieshka Sakhar. MoCAK, Krakow, Poland. April 26, 2018.

– “Siberia”, group exhibition “Permanent revolution”. Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary. April 6 – June 24, 2018.

– “The Bridge”, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival CPH: DOX. Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. March 15-25, 2018.

– “Penetration”, personal exhibition. Artsvit, Dnipro, Ukraine. October 19 – December 02, 2017.

– “The Bridge”, Fifth Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, curator Mikhail Rashkovetsky. Factory of Champagne Wines, Odessa, Ukraine. August 26 – September 30, 2017.

– “The Brain”, group exhibition “Art work. AERTWORK “, curator Alisa Lozhkina, Eva Sulek. Arts Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine. June 29 – July 30, 2017.

– “Penetration”, personal exhibition. CLOSER, Kyiv, Ukraine. April 12 – May 16, 2017.

– “The Most Delicious American Mushrooms”, personal exhibition. SABSAY, Copenhagen, Denmark. December 1, 2016 – February 18, 2017.

– “Siberia”, group exhibition “Horizon of events”, curators Oleksandr Solovyov, Alisa Lozhkina. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine. October 27 – November 27, 2016.

– “Where is your brother?”, group exhibition “Art and Life”. Center for Persecuted Arts (Kunstmuseum), Solingen, Germany. Curators Jürgen Kaumkötter, together with Delfin Yalovik, Monika Kozyol, Maria Anna Pototskaya. March 5 – June 11, 2017.

– “Where is your brother?”, group exhibition “Medicine in art”. MoCAK, Krakow, Poland. May 22 – October 2, 2016

– “Collection. First step “, curator of the exhibition. Artsvit, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. November 2015 – February 2016.

– “Lectorium”, project from several parts. Locations: public places in Dnipropetrovsk (facade of the house, roof, water); Art Kyiv Contemporary X. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine. August – September, 2015.

– “Siberia”, International Fair of Contemporary Art Cosmoscow’15. Moscow, Russia. September 2015

– “Siberia”, Third Danube Biennale. Bratislava, Slovakia. August – October, 2015.

– “Siberia”, International Fair of Modern Art Artvilnius’15. Vilnius, Lithuania. June 2015

– “Four projects”, personal exhibition. Artsvit, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. March 2015

– “Contemporary Ukrainian Landscape”, group exhibition “Long way to freedom”. Ukrainian Institute of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA. November 2014

– “The 4-th entrance”, personal exhibition, curator Konstantin Doroshenko. National Museum of Taras Shevchenko, Kiev, Ukraine. October – November 2014

– “Contemporary Ukrainian Landscape”, the second Kyiv Biennale of Contemporary Art Arsenale’14. Curators George Shelhammer and Hedwig Saxenhüber. Mystetsky Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine. August – September, 2014.

– “A house for a snake and a rabbit”, a festival of audiovisual art “Constuction”, public place. Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. October 2014

– “Album about War”, International Fair of Contemporary Art Cosmoscow. Central Manege, Moscow, Russia. September 2014

– “The Catapult”, “Open City” festival, public place. Curator Jerzy Onukh. Lublin, Poland. August 2014

– “Where is your brother?” And “The Catapult”, group exhibition “I’m a drop in the ocean”, Curators Konstantin Akinsha and Alisa Lozhkina. Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria. Then the project moved to the Museum of Contemporary Art MoCAK. Krakow, Poland. April 2014

– “Where is your brother?”, Personal exhibition. Artsvit, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. December 2013 – February 2014.

– “Loneliness”, exhibition of PAC UA’12 Awards nominees. PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine. October 2011 – January 2012.

Residences

Artist in residence in the Kulturdrogerie Wien Austria
http://www.kulturdrogerie.org/de/projektdetails/events/34.html

Artist in residence in the Biruchiy сontemporary art project Ukraine
http://www.biruchiyart.com.ua/nikita-shalenny.html

Conference

Ukrainian Art Now: Spaces of Identity examines the cultural dimensions of the social reload that found its expression in the revolutionary Maidan events of November 2013-February 2014
Organised by: Svitlana Biedarieva and Klara Kemp-Welch (The Courtauld Institute of Art).