CV

Oksana Briukhovetska

Artist, Curator, Graphic Designer, and Publicist. I works with topics of women and gender issues, social challenges in Pot-Soviet countries, racial issues in the US and world. My curatorial practice is centered around feminism in art and aims to support women artists and underrepresented groups. My key projects are: “Ukrainian Body” (2012); series of feminist exhibitions: “Motherhood”, “What in me is Feminine?” (2015), “TEXTUS. Embroidery, textile, feminism” (2017); book “The Right to Truth. Conversation on Art and Feminism” (2019); “Black Lives Matter Voices”(2020-2021).

Exhibitions and Projects:

2021: Secondary Archive. Platform for women artists from Central and Eastern Europe coordinated by Katarzyna Kozyra Foundation, Poland; Artsvit gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine. Co-curator of Ukrainian program.
2020-2021: Black Lives Matter Voices. Collecting interviews with BLM participants for the book, US. Curator, Editor, Translator.
2020: New Orleans Quarantine Diary. New Orleans, US. Artist.
2019: The Right to Truth. Conversations on Art and Feminism.
Visual Culture Research Center (Kyiv, Ukraine) and European Alternatives (Paris, France). Co-editor of the book, organizer of presentations, lectures.
My 90s solo exhibition at home. Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
Self-Destruction and Self-Care exhibition at home. Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
2018: Neighbors exhibition. Warsaw Under Construction X Festival. In collaboration with Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, former Cepelia Pavilion, Warsaw, Poland. Co-curator, Artist.
I am Ukrainka poster campaign. In the frame of Warsaw Under Construction X Festival, Poland. Curator, Designer, Artist.
Rosa Rotes performative action near Ministry of Labor, Social Policy and Family by Aleka Polis. Warsaw Under Construction X Festival, Poland. Partisipant.
Erotic Diary grassroot art book, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist, Co-editor.
Women about Women exhibition. Assortment Room, Promprylad. Renovation. Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. Co-curator, Lecturer.
2017: TEXTUS. Embroidery, Textile, Feminism exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine. Curator, Artist, Designer, Editor of the catalog.
Do or Die exhibition. Local_30, Warsaw, Poland. Artist.
Women’s Texts exhibition. TRANSEUROPA Festival, Casa del Reloj, Madrid, Spain. Parallel program of International Kyiv Biennial, 2017. Curator, Artist.
5th Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art. Odessa, Ukraine. Artist.
2016: Visit From Ghosts exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
2015: Motherhood exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, and Palace of Art, Lviv, Ukraine. Curator, Artist, Designer, Editor of the catalog.
What in Me is Feminine? Polish-Ukrainian exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine. Curator, Artist, Designer.
2014: Lockout exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine. Co-curator (with Stanislaw Ruksza, Poland), Artist, Designer.
Feminist (Art) Critique exhibition. Gender Route, Minsk, Belarus. Artist.
2013: Draftsmen’s Congress. Visual Culture Research Center and National Museum of Art, Kyiv, Ukraine. Participant.
Feminist Pencil II exhibition. «MediaUdar» Festival. Parallel program of 5th Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia. Artist.
2012: Ukrainian Body exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center of the University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Co-curator, Artist, Designer.
The Women’s Work Unit exhibition. Feminist Ofenzyva, Visual Culture Research Center of the University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
Book Lunch II exhibition. Book Arsenal Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
2011: Childhood Uncensored exhibition. Visual Culture Research Center of the University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Co-curator, Artist.
Book for Kids solo exhibition in the public space of apartment house. In collaboration with “Svidomo” public organization, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
2008: Book Lunch exhibition. Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
2004: Calligraphy solo exhibition. Cinema Club of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Artist.
2003: Nu exhibition. Gallery of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Curator, Artist.
2002: Big Graphic exhibition. Gallery of Kyiv-Mohyla academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Curator, Artist.
1996: Marko the Hellish street performance. Kyiv Experimental Theater, Kyiv, Ukraine. Costumes and Scenery.

Lectures and Panels:

2021: Feminism in the Art World. Panel discussion. America House Kyiv.
Art and Motherhood. What challenges do institutions face?
Online-discussion, PinchukArtCenter, Kyiv.
SUPERFLUOUS WOMEN: Feminism, Art, and Revolution in Twenty-First Century Ukraine by Dr. Jessica Zychowicz. Virtual Book Presentation and Discussion. Fulbright Ukraine.
2019: From Own Space to Public. Feminist Art of 70s. PinchukArtCenter, Kyiv.
2018: Erotic Boom of 90s. Lecture. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv.
Ukrainian Media-Art of 90s. Gender Positioning. Lecture. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv.
Gender Inequality in Culture: Traditions and Changes. Lecture. Docudays UA, Kyiv, and Promprylad. Renovation, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.
2017: Ukraine: Contemporary & Feminist Art as a response2social change. Presentation. Bétonsalon – Centre d’art et de recherche. Paris, France.
Image: VALLIE EXPORT. Art Center Closer, Kyiv. 2017.
2016: Ukrainian Art Scene and Feminism. Lecture. Feminist Workshop. Lviv.

Residencies:

2017: Tandem Ukraine-2017 Cultural Collaboration Program, Kyiv, Ukraine ‒ Paris, France.
tranzit.cz. residency, Prague, Czech Republic.
2016: Arts Residency of Prague Civil Society Centre, Prague, Czech Republic.
2013: Political Critique residency, Warsaw, Poland.

Education:

1997–2003: National Academy of Art and Architecture, Kyiv, Ukraine.
Graduated from the Department of Graphic and Book Illustrations as Specialist.
1996-1997: Art Studio of Sculptor Mykola Rapai, Kyiv, Ukraine. Studied Drowing.
1989–1994: Lviv College of Decorative Art, Lviv, Ukraine. Graduated from the Department of Artistic Ceramics as Craft Artist.