As a kid, I believed I could speak animal languages and make the world a better place with a wave of my hand; a concept that I continue to explore as an adult.

 

Currently based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
email: marinadykukha@gmail.com

 

 

 

Education:
National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture.
Graduated with a degree (BA) in Graphic Design (2010).
Kyiv, Ukraine.

 

Exhibitions:

2022 Group exhibition «A window in midst the world» curated by Videocity (Videocity x Ukrainian artists). Project: «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Murrhardt, Germany

2022 «Open-Ateliers» Nieuw en Meer. Project: «Habitat». Amsterdam, Netherlands

2020 Group exhibition «Distributed Design Awards 2020». Project: «DINNER». Barcelona, Spain

2018 Group show in frames of the Global Village section of AIDS 2018, 22nd International AIDS Conference. Project: «#UequalsU. I’m like U». Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015 Group exhibition «WARNING» in frames of the Festival of Audiovisual Art «TETRAMATYKA 2015». Project: «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Lviv, Ukraine

2015 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art «ISEA 2015». Project: «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Vancouver, Canada

2015 Group exhibition «The Coefficient of Independence». Project: «Journey_Glitch cut [TRANSportationTRANSformation]». Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 Group exhibition «[un]moved» in frames of the IX ART KYIV Contemporary Festival. Project: «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 Solo exhibition «Is slavery sexy? Big Bro is fucked up». Wroclaw, Poland.

2013 Group exhibition in frames of Contemporary Art Festival «GOGOLFEST». Project: «OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR». Kyiv, Ukraine

2013 Media art performance «Consonance». Project: «Consonance». Kyiv, Ukraine

2009 Group exhibition in frames of non-competitive program of Stroganov International Design Festival (Moscow) and Strelka International Design festival (Nizhny Novgorod). Project: «Korivka radije». Moscow/Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

2006 International Biennale of Design «COW». Project: art poster «Korivka radije», Kharkiv, Ukraine

2004 Group exhibition «Self-Portrait». Project: «Self-Portrait». Kyiv, Ukraine

2004 Group exhibition «Orange Sky». Project: «Angel». Kyiv, Ukraine

2004 Group exhibition «Revolutionary Experimental Space (REP)». Project: «Warmth». Kyiv, Ukraine

2003 Contemporary Art Festival «DIDTSEBABA». Project: «Cylinder of Burliuk». Kherson, Ukraine

 

Contest Participation:

2021 Nominee in The Index Award Biennale «The Index Award 2021». Project «DINNER». Copenhagen, Denmark

2020 Participant in «Distributed Design Awards 2020». Project: «DINNER». Barcelona, Spain

2018 Finalist in graphic design contest «Ukrainian Design: the Very Best Of». Best identity design project «My Pie». Kyiv, Ukraine

2013 Participant in «Grant UART contest, Kiev – Paris». Selected to top 40 of best artists of competition. Kyiv, Ukraine

2012 Participant in contest «Best Festival Poster» in frames of «Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival». Project: poster «IDFF Docudays UA’11/12». Jihlava, Czech Republic

2012 Participant in graphic design contest «Ukrainian Design: the Very Best Of». Selected as a finalist of competition. Project: art installation «Paper car». Kyiv, Ukraine

2012 Participant in contest «Stop Censorship». Project: poster «Taras». Kyiv, Ukraine

 

Residency:

2022 Artists in Residence (AIR) Nieuw en Meer. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2014 «Gaude Polonia». Resident in WRO Art Center in frames of the scholarship program of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage «Gaude Polonia». Wroclaw, Poland

2011 Digital Art Festival «Nemo». Participant in an internship program for young artists in Digital Art Festival «Nemo». Paris, France

 

Screenings:

2022 «Eye/View Ukraine» curated by Videocity. The screening of the video «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Basel, Switzerland

2022 «Eye/View Ukraine» curated by Videocity. The screening of the video «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Bern, Switzerland

2022 «Eye/View Ukraine» curated by Videocity. The screening of the video «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Sta. Maria Val Müstair, Switzerland

2022 «Platzhirsch Festival 2022», «Eye/View Ukraine» curated by Videocity. The screening of the video «Big Brother is fucked up watching you». Duisburg, Germany

2015 «Glasgow Short Film Festival». The screening of the video «OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR». Glasgow, United Kingdom

2014 7th Lviv International Short Film Festival «Wiz-Art». The screening of the video «OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR». Lviv, Ukraine

2014 Centrum Stocznia «ZGRANI Z UKRAINĄ». The screening of the videos «OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR». Gdańsk, Poland

2014 «Klub Realizatorów Filmowych – KRF». The screening of the video «OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR». Wroclaw, Poland

2014 WRO Art Center. The screening of the video «OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR». Wroclaw, Poland

 

Other activities:

2021 «Creative Enterprise Ukraine». Participant as a founder of «DINNER». Kyiv, Ukraine

2018 «Human-Centered Design Eco Challenge». Participant as a graphic designer. Kyiv, Ukraine

2017 «KiDesign for IZONE Play: WORKSHOP». Participant as a graphic designer. Kyiv, Ukraine

2015 «The School of Image and Evidence». Participant as a scholar in «The School of Image and Evidence» in frames of Kyiv Art Biennial’15. Kyiv, Ukraine

2013 «New Art School: Media Art for practitioners». Participant as a scholar in theoretical and practical course for young artists in media art. Kyiv, Ukraine 

 

 

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