(UA/NL) was born in Ukraine in 1984. She holds a Master of Law from the National Law Academy in Ukraine (2006) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (2016). Since 2012 she leaves and works in Amsterdam. For the past 6 years, Snizhko has participated in several group exhibitions, festivals and international fairs in The Netherlands, Japan, Ukraine, Austria and the Czech Republic. Her installation “TINI” was awarded the Best Artwork Award and Public's Prize at Smart Illumination 2016, Yokohama, Japan, Honorable Mention and Public's Prize of Steenbergen Stipendium 2016, The Netherlands. In 2020, Kateryna was awarded Young Tallent stypendium by the Mondriaan fund.
(UA/NL) is an artist, cultural anthropologist and essayist. Her primary areas of my research include the issues of trauma, postmemory, commemorative practices, and agency and visibility of vulnerable groups. As an artist, she works across a wide range of media including photography, installations, textile sculptures, interventions into urban space, etc. She exhibited widely internationally at more than 40 venues, including Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary; National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania; Odesa National Art Museum, Odesa, Ukraine; MCK, Cracow, Poland; Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine etc. Starting from autumn 2022, she is a resident of Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht. www.liadostlieva.org
(UA/NL) is a trans-disciplinary artist. From photography to immersive multi-sensorial installations, Lanko’s practice consists of layered structures combining intuitive and rational ‘wisdoms’. Over the past 10 years, she has built a continuous ever-changing practice employing mediums of photography, moving image, sound, aroma and flavour, to name a few. Ola Lanko has graduated from the photography departments at, both, the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam (2012) and the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague (2010), and received a Master’s degree in sociology at the National University of Kyiv (2007). For her graduation work at the Rietveld, Ola Lanko was awarded the Steenbergen Stipendium, an acknowledged annual prize for photography graduates. In 2013, she received the New Talent Photography award. Over the last 10 years, she has received four Mondriaan Fund Stipends and Grants. Her work was shown in numerous art institutions such as FOAM, the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Kunst Haus Wien (Vienna), Museo Amparo (México) and Musée de l’Elysée (Switzerland). In 2015, she was an artist in residency at WIELS Contemporary art centre in Brussels and attended HISK post-academic art institute in Gent, Belgium, in 2017. Works of Ola Lanko are part of the collection of the Nederlands Fotomuseum, ING, KPMG, LUMC, as well as various private collections.
(UA/NL) was born in 1997 in Odessa, Ukraine. She is an ArtScientist and interdisciplinary artist currently based in The Hague, the Netherlands. Sophia is working on the intersection between art, technology, and society, focusing on the relationship between light, perception, and imagination. Through various sensorial inputs in her installations and performances, she engages viewers, impacting their ways of perceiving reality and exploring new possibilities beyond it. Sophia studied sculpture in Kyiv and then got a foundation diploma in Photography and Time-Based Media at the University of the Arts London in the UK. After that, she graduated from the ArtScience Interfaculty at the Royal Academy of the Art and Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Netherlands. Her works were exhibited at CTM Festival (DE), Sonic Acts Festival (NL), Baltan Laboratories (NL), Mediamatic (NL), and Ningbo City Exhibition Hall (CN), among other places.
(UA/NL) is a Ukrainian photographer and video maker. She is exploring obsession with socially constructed beauty standards and how political changes can affect the destiny of a woman. Her approach is often rooted in the feminist interest. She highlights the discomfort women are living through, directly drawing on her own experiences. Through her work, Katia aims to open space for reconsidering the role of the woman. To confront the pressure to conform, acknowledging the twisted ideology of what it means to be a woman.
(JP/NL) is a graphic designer based in Amsterdam. After completing her studies at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2009, she has been working on editorial/book design for artbook publishers, art magazines, and independent artists, as well as on visual identity for cultural institutions. She designed several publications among others: What They Saw: Historical Photobooks by Women, 1843–1999 by 10x10 Photobooks (Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation Catalogue of the Year Award 2021, Time Magazine 20 Best Photobooks of 2021); Foam Magazine (Art Direction: Hamid Sallali, 2017–ongoing); Burning Love by Mariko Kuwahara (The Best Dutch Book Designs 2019), etc.