General biography:

1984 Born in Novopolotsk, Belarus
1999 – 2016 Lives and works in Minsk, Belarus
1999 – 2002 Studies at Republican College of Art, Minsk, Belarus
2002 – 2009 Studies at Belarusian State Academy of Arts, Minsk, Belarus
2009 – 2013 Curator and co-curator of some exhibitions in of Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
2011 – 2014 Founder and editor in chief of the Portal of contemporary Belarusian art Art Aktivist
Since 2015 Co-founder and editor in chief of the Platform of contemporary Belarusian art KALEKTAR
Since 2016 Lives and works in Poland

 

 

Residences:

2017 05 – 18 July, ПУСТ*, Minsk and Belavezha Forest, Belarus
2016 February 1 — July 31, Gaude Po­lo­nia (stipend), Warsaw, Poland / curator: Sarmen Beglarian
September 12 – Oktober 9, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2013 01 – 30 September, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland 

 

 

Awards:

2011 She Cannot Say Heaven, Artvilnius’11 festival, Vilnius, Lithuania. Co-curators: Valentina Kiseleva, Alexey LunevNomination: Best Project of Foreign Gallery
2009 The Belarusian Hall 53 Venice Biennale, Belexpo, Minsk, Belarus. Winner of the pavilionNominations: The Jury’s Choice & The Choice of Viewers

 

 

Solo exhibitions:

2017 Divided Solidarity, during the festival Artes Liberales 2017, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
2016 Practice of Subordination, Galeria Arsenal Power station, Bialystok, Poland / curator: Lena Prents    +catalog
PUST*, Kubus space, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany / with: Yuri Akbalkan, Alexandra Portyannikova, Snezhana Vinogradova
2015 ST()RE #6, total installation for exhibition All That Is Solid Melts into AirBogdanovich Museum, Minsk, Belarus
Gold Censorship, installation for Art Prospect festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2013 Wozu Poesie?The Frankfurter Buchmesse 2013, main programm, Frankfurt, Germany
Wozu Poesie?, Galerie KUB, Leipzig, Germany
St()re, Art Residency — The East of Culture / Another DimensionGaleria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland
Wozu Poesie?Akademie der Künste, Halle 3, Berlin, Germany   +catalog
2012 Practice of Subordination, total installation for exhibition The Radius оf Zero. The Ontology оf Art-Zero, Horizon plant, Minsk, Belarus   +catalog
Practice of Subordination, total installation for exhibition inSpiracje International Art Festival, Szczecin, Poland   +catalog
Practice of Subordination, total installation for exhibition Young Belarusian Art, flat Mr. Simon Mraz, Moscow, Russia   +catalog
2011 Art Terrorism, total installation for exhibition The Journey to the EastGaleria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland   +catalog
Terror Ready-Made Collection, total installation for exhibition Im Osten Viel Neues, Gallery of the Polish Institute, Dusseldorf, Germany
2010 ST()RE, public art installation at the festival Art Boom, Krakow, Poland  / curator: Hanna Liubakova     +catalog
2009 Autoproject, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Vermes, Schaubude Theater, Berlin, Germany
2008 Nordens Ljus Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

Group shows:

2017 Names, Korpus, Minsk, Belarus  / curators: Anna Karpeko, Antonina Stebur
One Can Not Be Too Careful, Lock In Gallery, Brighton, England  / curator: Rodina Art Group
SALÒ #29: Bentega Independent Kiev Scene, SALÒ club, Paris, France  / curators: Q rators group
Border, MMOMA: Zurab Tsereteli Gallery of Arts, Moscow, Russia  / curators: Inke Arns, Thibaut de Ruyter
About Love, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Border, ARTPLAY SPB, Saint Petersburg, Russia  / curators: Inke Arns, Thibaut de Ruyter
Border, Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk, Russia  / curators: Inke Arns, Thibaut de Ruyter
Border, art center Plivka, Kyiv, Ukraine  / curators: Inke Arns, Thibaut de Ruyter
2016 QAI/byY Gallery, Minsk, Belarus  / curator: Lena Prents 
ZBOR. Belarusian Art Movement, Izolyatsia, Kyiv, Ukraine  / curators: Andrei Dureika, Maxim Tyminko
Now in Poland, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland  / curator: Waldemar Tatarczuk
Moving the (b)orderstudio of sculptor Aytsemik Urartu, Yerevan, Armenia  / curator: Lusine Talalyan
Non-Fashion, NCA, Minsk, Belarus  / curator: Dzina Danilovich
Flip Flap Moment,  the main program of the festival Artvilnius’16, Lithuanian art gallerist Association, Vilnius, Lithuania   +catalog
2015 ZBOR. Constructing an Archive, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland  / curators: Sergey Shabohin, Sergey Kiryuschenko  
Fear. The Origin of the State, Kunsthalle Žilina, Žilina, Slovakia  / curators: Fedor Blaščák, Christian Kobald
Social Grid, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus  / curator: Ilona Dergach
Social Grid, gallery MENO NISA, Vilnus, Lithuania  / curator: Ilona Dergach
All That Is Solid Melts into AirBogdanovich Museum, Minsk, Belarus  / curator: Aleksej Borisenok
Measurements of EmptinessY Gallery, Minsk, Belarus  / curator: Vera Zalutskaja
Diploma, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
pro_spectus, Art Prospect festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia  / curator: Lizaveta Matveeva    
2014 XXYY Gallery, Minsk, Belarus  / curators: Tania Arcimovič, Aleksej Borisenok, Valentina Kiseliova, Inga Lindarenko
The Right to be Forgotten, C-ROOM, Stockholm University’s Frescati Campus, Stockholm, Sweden  / curator: Maria Kotlyachkova 
Feminist (Art) Criticism, ZEH space, Minsk, Belarus  / curator: Irina Solomatina   +catalog
Four CornersLuda Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia  / curator: Semen Motolianec
Alphabet, Art Gallery Vashenko, Gomel, Belarus  / curators: Mikhail Gulin, Tatiana Kondratenko, Olga Rybchinskaja, Anna Samarskaja 
Protest. Culture. Policy. 2014, Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin, Germany
2013 Minsk: (Re) construction, Zeh, Minsk, Belarus  / curators: Vitali Schucky and Ilona Dergach   +catalog
Manifest in the Presence of the Viewer, Azgur Museum, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Ales Kudrashou 
Y Gallery, Art Moscow, Moscow, Russia  
Let`s Talk About …, program of the Independent Art Fair Supermarket 2013, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden   +catalog
camera mañana, AJZ space, Yerevan, Armenia / curator: Harutyun Alpetyan   
Does Europe matter? in Europe? in China?, Conference Pavilion of Vitamin Creative Space, Beijing, China / curator: Lena Prents
Hole Mole #2, Warsztaty Kultury, Lublin, Poland
Artist/Collector in Belarus, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Valentina Kiseliova and Taciana Arcimović
2012 West of East, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Lena Prents   +catalog
  Hole MoleAula Gallery, Poznan, Poland
Sound Of Silence: Art Against Dictatorship, EFA Project Space, New York, USA / curator: Olga Kopenkina    +newspaper
inSpiracje International Art Festival, Szczecin, Poland   +catalog
The Palace Complex, Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble, Gomel, Belarus / curator: Mihail Gulin
Young Belarusian Art, the main program of the Festival of Private Collections, flat Mr. Simon Mraz, Moscow, Russia   +catalog
Banners and Diaries, parallel program of the festival Artisterium’5, Literary Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia   +catalog
-O-L-O-G-Y, Amstel 41, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Radius оf Zero. The Ontology оf Art-Zero, Horizon plant, Minsk, Belarus   +catalog 
 2011 A Complicated Relation, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden / curator: Martin Schibli
The Journey to the East, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK), Krakow, Poland / curator: Monika Szewczyk   +catalog
Free Fall, main program of the festival Artisterium’4, Tbilisi History Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia / curator: Magda Guruli   +catalog
The Journey to the East, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland / curator: Monika Szewczyk    +catalog
The Journey to the East, Polish Institute, Kiev, Ukraine / curator: Monika Szewczyk   +catalog
Revolution Art: Justs So Stories, Europe House Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia   +catalog
She Cannot Say Heaven, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
She Cannot Say Heaven, the main program of the festival Artvilnius’11, Lithuanian art gallerist Association, Vilnius, Lithuania   +catalog
Im Osten Viel Neues (J // K // M // W), Gallery of the Polish Institute, Dusseldorf, Germany / curator: Marcin Golebiewski
Opening the Door? Belarusian Art Today, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland / curator: Kestutis Kuizinas   +newspaper
2010 Visual Arts. New Practices, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Martin Schibli
Art Boom international public art festival, Krakow, Poland    +catalog
Opening the Door? Belarusian Art Today, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania / curator: Kestutis Kuizinas   +catalog
Vis-a-Vis. Actual Dialoges, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Valentina Kiseliova   +catalog
Litera. Visual Study of Poerty, Goethe-Institut, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Irina Gerasimovich
Oil Painting, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Alexey Lunev
2009 The Crowd Philosophy. Belarusian Neo-Pop Art, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Sergey Shabohin  +catalog
The Belarusian Hall 53 Venice Biennale, Belexpo, Minsk, Belarus winner of the pavilion   +catalog
Red Corner, the main program of the festival Artvilnius’09, Vilnius, Lithuania   +catalog
Reflexionen, Raskolnikow Gallery, Dresden, Germany / curator: Irina Gerasimovich
Ctrl+Art, Palace of Arts, Minsk, Belarus
2008 Begehungen Festival, Hemnitz, Germany   +catalog
T.K. & A.S. vol.1, Underground Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / curator: Zoya Lucevich
T.K. & A.S. vol.2, ZOYA Gallery, Warsaw, Poland / curator: Zoya Lucevich
Wheel, Beauty School, Minsk, Belarus
Photographic, Victory Theater, Minsk, Belarus
New Time, Palace of Arts, Minsk, Belarus
2007 2 International Book Exhibition, Belexpo, Minsk, Belarus
School’07, Gallery of the Academy of Arts, Minsk, Belarus
2006 Reha Art, Gallery of the University of Culture, Minsk, Belarus   +catalog

 

 

Curatorial projects:

2017 The Wind Tangled Her White Hair. Belarus Story, personal exhibition of Agata Awruk, 81º Gallery, Warsaw, Poland / co-curator: Magdalena Pietruk
2015 Social GridЎ gallery, Minsk, Belarus / co-curator: Ilona Dergach
ZBOR. Constructing an Archive, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland / co-curator: Sergey Kiryuschenko    
Diploma, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / co-curators: Aleksej Borisenok, Anton Barysenka, Tania Setsko
2013 Hole Mole #2, Warsztaty Kultury, Lublin, Poland  / co-curators: Valentina KiselevaAnna Chichtoserdova
2012 Metabolism of Painting Space, personal exhibition of Sergey Kiriuschenko, Palace of Arts and Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus   + pdf-catalog 
Inciting Force, personal exhibition of Zhanna Gladko, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Banners and Diaries, parallel program of the festival Artisterium’5, Literary Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia / co-curator: Monika Szewczyk   +catalog
The Immediate, personal exhibition of Roman Aksenov, Competition for young artists Smart Art, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus Minsk, Belarus
Hole Mole, Aula Gallery, Poznan, Poland / co-curators: Valentina Kiseleva, Anna Chichtoserdova
Balance. Given the circumstances, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus / co-curators: Valentina Kiseleva, Anna Chichtoserdova, Natalia Zemchenok
2011 She Cannot Say Heaven, Artvilnius’11 festival, Vilnius, Lithuania / co-curators: Valentina Kiseleva, Alexey Lunev  +catalog
Smart Art Competition for Young Artists, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
2010 Ambivalent, personal exhibition of Zhanna Gladko, in the program stART, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Chrysalis, personal exhibition of Nadzezhda Makeeva, in the program stART, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
2009 The Crowd Philosophy. Belarusian Neo-Pop Art, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus   +catalog
Project #1, Yozm-Yozm, in the program stART, Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus

 

 

Discussions, lections and conferences with the artist:

2017 CallAction Charity Art Auction to Help Syrians (auction); Bialystok, Poland
Pust* (presentation); part of festival «Work hard! Play Hard! Transmission», Minsk, Belarus
2016 ST()RE (lection); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
ST()RE (elective course of 10 lectures); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Artist talk with Sergey Shabohin (lection and presentation), organization: AJZ space; The Club, Yerevan, Armenia
Kalektar (lection); Belarusian Humanities Lyceum of Yakub Kolas, Minsk, Belarus
2015 Photo + (elective course of 3 lectures); Photo School, Minsk, Belarus
Political Breakfast (discussion); Intimate Place, Saint Petersburg, Russia
ZBOR (presentation and tour of the exhibition); Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland
2014 Defining the Coordinate System: Artistic Research in the Context of Visual Rotation (a series of lectures and teaching); LitPro, Vilnus, Lithuania
The Transformation of the Theme of Sexual / Gender Identity in Art Practices in Different Cultural Contexts (lection and discussion); Balki, Minsk, Belarus
At the Forefront of Avant-Garde: Contemporary Art and Cult Media (lection and discussion); 34mag.net, Minsk, Belarus
Protest. Culture. Policy. 2014 (discussion and presentation); Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin, Germany
2013 Behind the Screen of Tractor Plant (elective course of 10 lectures); Belarusian State Academy of Arts, Minsk, Belarus
Wozu Poesie? (discussion and presentation); The Frankfurter Buchmesse 2013, main programm, Frankfurt, Germany
Protest. Culture. Politics. (seminar); Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
Belarussian Conemporary Art (lection and presentation); Grodzka Gate Centre, Lublin, Poland
2012 Contemporary Art and New Mass Media in Belarus (discussion); anti-cafe Fisher House, Minsk, Belarus
Sound of Silence (discussion); Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
Made іn Belarus (discussion); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Art and the Pressure of Power: Belarusian Variant (discussion); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus. Posted in Open Space (online) Russia
Metabolism of Painting Space personal exhibition of Sergey Kiriuschenko (project presentation and discussion); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Why I Gave Up Academy of Arts? (lection and discussion); Academy of Art, Minsk, Belarus
2011 A Pair of Art (presentation and discussion); Center for Contemporary Art, Vitebsk, Belarus
Art and the Found Object (discussion); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Art and Timelecture in 2 parts (lection); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Art Aktivist (presentation and lection); Institute of Modern Knowledge, Minsk, Belarus
2010 ST()RE (presentation and lection); Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
106 Women Artists (lection in 2 parts); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
2009 The Crowd Philosophy. Belarusian Neo-Pop Art (project presentation and discussion); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
Features Pop Art in Belarus (discussion); Y Gallery, Minsk, Belarus

 

 

Works in collections:

Since 2013 And There is Nothing Left (2009, 4 photo, version on wooden beams)Kiryl Kalbasnikau (privat collection), Minsk, Belarus
Chanel Handbag, part ST()RE #1 (object, single copy, 2010), Alexey Lunev (private collection), Belarus
Untitled (single copy, 2013), Zhanna Gladko (private collection), Belarus
Since 2012 ST()RE #1 and #2 (2 showcases with objects, 11 prints), Collection II, Arsenal Gallery (museum collection), Bialystok, Poland
Consumer (single copy, 2012), Zhanna Gladko (private collection), Belarus
Chanel Handbag, part ST()RE #1 (print 1/10, 2010), Pavel Preobrazhensky (private collection), Belarus
Since 2010 Original / Copy (single copy, 2010)Y Gallery (gallery collection), Minsk, Belarus
For a True Copy (single copy, 2010), Alexey Lunev (private collection), Belarus
Since 2009 Reliquary XX-XXI (first version, 2009)Y Gallery (gallery collection), Minsk, Belarus