Sasha Kurmaz  Born 1986 Kiev, Ukraine. Currently lives and works in Kiev, Ukraine.  Education 2008 Specialist (MA) Diploma. Design Department at the National Academy of Managerial Staff of Culture and Arts. Kiev, Ukraine. 

Solo Show

2016 PinchukArtCentre. Project:“The Marble Angels With Bows Were Shaking In Shadows Their Small Penises, Bending Their Bows And Carelessly Laughed At Death”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2016 C/O Berlin. Project: “Method”, Berlin, Germany. 2016 Exp12. Project: “I See the Things”, Berlin, Germany. 2015 UV21 Gallery. Project: “Undreamed”, Warsaw, Poland. 2015 Detenpyla gallery. Project: “My World Is Not Real Enough For An Apocalypse”, Lviv, Ukraine. 2015 Triangle gallery. Project: «Напрасная молодость», Moscow, Russia. 2014 Nova gallery. Project: “Zaraz Wracam”, Krakow, Poland. 2010 Viuro gallery. Project: “Talking Walls”, Warsaw, Poland. 


Group exhibitions

2017 Galeria Arsenał. Project: “Central by East Central”, Białystok, Poland. 2017 Aff Galerie. Project: “Keep Your Eyes Peeled”, Berlin, Germany. 2017 Czech Center. Project: “Baby, I Like It Raw”, NYC,US 2017 NRW-Forum Düsseldorf. Project: “Perfect Storm”, Düsseldorf, Germany. 2017 Yermilov center. Project: “Tyr shch uk yc zhzhi ph”, Kharkiv, Ukraine. 2016 Skovde Art Museum. Project: “Between Revolution and War”, Skövde, Sweden. 2016 Gallery Awangarda BWA Wrocław. Project: “Dependence Degree”, Wrocław, Poland. 2016 Galeria da Boavista. Project: “Aujourd’hui je dis oui”, Lisbon, Portugal. 2016 Despacio. Project: “No One Belongs Here More Than You”, San José, Costa Rica. 2015 Saatchi gallery. Project: “UK/raine”, London, UK. 2015 Port Creative Hub. Project: “Traces of Memory”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2014 Architekturzentrum. Project: “Through Maidan and Beyond”, Vienna, Austria. 2014 l’Atelier Néerlandais. Project: “Foam Talent”, Paris, France. 2014 IZOLYATSIA foundation. Project: “Zahoplennya”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2014 Yermilov center. Project: “After the Victory”, Kharkiv, Ukraine. 2014 Künstlerhaus. Project: “I am drop in the ocean”, Vienna, Austria. 2013 ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art. Project: “Global Activism”, Karlsruhe, Germany. 2013 Grinberg Gallery. Project: “Ukraine: Expropriation”, Moscow, Russia. 2013 16th LINE Gallery. Project: “Cooperation Territory”, Rostov-on-Don, Russia. 2013 Signal Gallery. Project: “BLOG RE-BLOG“, NY, USA. 2013 CCA Ujazdowski Castle. Project: “Ukrainian News”, Warsaw, Poland. 2013 Bottega gallery. Project: “Environment for living”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2013 Yermilov center. Project: “The system of coordinates”, Kharkiv, Ukraine. 2013 Design Cloud, LLC. Project: “Peculiar Poetics”, Chicago, USA. 2012 Gallery “RA”. Project: “Eternity 2”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2012 Santorini Biennale of Arts, Santorini, Greece. 2012 IZOLYATSIA foundation. Project: “Partly Cloudy”, Donetsk, Ukraine. 2012 Good Press Gallery. Project: “FRUIT SALAD”, Glasgow, Scotland. 2012 Lavra gallery. Project: “Love Ukraine”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2012 MOPLA. Project: “NEW RESEARCH”, Los Angeles, USA 2012 W139. Project: “Catch a glimpse of me”, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 2012 Gallery Steinsland Berliner. Project: “Batholomew”, Stockholm, Sweden. 2012 VCRC. Project: “Ukrainian Body”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2011 Artitude Kunstverein. Project: “Bits + Pieces”, Berlin, Germany. 2011 Paperworks gallery. Project: “The frenzied urge to struggle”, Moscow, Russia. 2011 Arsenal gallery. Project: “Newspeak”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2011 Gallery 12 Mail. Project: “BARTHOLOMEW”, Paris, France. 2011 Bottega gallery. Project: “Environment for living”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2011 Fluxx Gallery. Project: “Indian Summer”, Des Moines, USA. 2011 Bruciecollections gallery. Project: “EXPLORATION OF THE SETTING”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2011 Bottega gallery. Project: “Muhi 2011”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2010 Radio gallery. Project: “GERM FREE ADOLESCENTS”, Milan, Italy. 2010 Bottega gallery. Project: “RECUSANSY”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2010 Art centr Arsenal. Project: “Conection”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2010 M17 Art Centr. Project: “THOSE WHO CAME IN 2000’S”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2010 Eglise Saint-André. Project: “Graffiti Paradise”, Liege, Belgium. 2009 Ludmila Bereznitska & Partner Gallery. Project: “Should The World Break In”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2008 Globus gallery.Project: KIEV DANDYS «С корабля на бал», Saint Petersburg, Russia. 2008 KyivFineArt gallery. Project: “Strange but cool”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2008 Karas gallery. Project: “New Ukrainian Language”, Kiev, Ukraine. 2006 Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA. Project: “Graffiti in Focus”, Kiev, Ukraine. •


Awards 2015 Winner of ARTE Creative Award, Dusseldorf, Germany. 2013 Finalist of Pinchuk Art Prize, Kiev, Ukraine. 2010 Finalist of Kazimir Malewitzsch Award, Kiev, Ukraine. personal information personal information CV • Festival 2017 BIG Biennale. Geneva, Switzerland. 2017 Bien Urbain. Besançon, France. 2016 Hyères festival of fashion and photography, Villa Noailles, France. 2016 Lend|hauer: ‘The First Thing I Did This Summer’, Klagenfurt, Austria. 2015 Kaunas Photo Festival. Kaunas, Lithuania. 2015 Les Nuits Photographiques, Pavillon Carré de Baudouin. Paris, France. 2015 Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography. Biel/Bienne, Switzerland. 2015 Volkstheater: “Die Besten aus dem Osten”. Vienna, Austria 2014 Art Boom International Public Art Festival. Krakow, Poland. 2014 Katowice Street Art Festival. Katowice, Poland. 2013 International Contemporary Arts Festival: “Survival Kit”. Riga, Latvia. 2013 FORMAT 13 Photo Festival. Derby, UK. 2012 International Public Art Festival: “Makaronka” . Rostov-on-Don, Russia. 2010 International Public Art Festival: “On The Ground”. Liege, Belgium. •

Residence 2017 Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria. 2017 EoFA, Geneva, Switzerland. 2015 KulturKontakt, Vienna, Austria. 2014 CCA Zarya, Vladivostok, Russia. 2011 IZOLYATSIA foundation, Donetsk, Ukraine. 2011 Artitude Kunstverein. Berlin, Germany. •

Fellowships / Workshop 2016 Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee. Curated by Thomas Hirschhorn, Bern, Switzerland. 2016 Sound Development City Artis Expedition (Madrid—Casablanca). Spain, Morocco. 2016 Styria Artist in Residence (St.A.i.R.) Scholarship. Resident of the Forum Stadtpark. Graz, Austria. 2016 Society Znannya of Ukraine. Workshop. Chernivtsi, Ukraine. 2015 CCA Smena. Project: «ЦEX уличного искусства», Kazan, Tatarstan. 2015 Kiosk AIR program. Project:“City on Sale”, Chisinau, Moldova. 2014 Scholarship Programme “Gaude Polonia”, Krakow, Poland. 2014 Conference of Urban Initiatives: “Delai Sammit”, Moscow, Russia. 2013 International Artists Exchange Program. Project: “RUTARUNA”. Ukraine, Sweden. 2013 International Workshop Programme: “Must Act“, Minsk, Belarus. • Edition / Books 2016 “Poisonous Berries”, Bronze Age Editions, Glasgow, UK 2013 “Concrete and Sex”, Pogo Books, Berlin, Germany. 2012 “Ми чекаємо на Євро!“, Self published, Berlin, Germany. 2011 “Nude sensitivity”, Atem Books, Girona, Spain.  



2017 Adbusters Magazine #134. Vancouver, Canadian. 2016 Method. Talents #38. Kehrer, Berlin, Germany. 2016 Cookbook. A Reference Magazine #3, Madrid, Spain. 2016 YET magazine #9, Lugano, Switzerland. 2016 Fisheye magazine #16, Paris, France. 2015 The MIT Press, Global Activism, Cambridge, MA/London, UK. 2015 Desire. New Erotic Photography, Prestel book. München, Germany. 2014 FOAM Magazine #39, Talent Issue. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 2014 Krytyka Polityczna #5 Kiev, Ukraine 2014 Frische Magazine #5, Toronto, Canada. 2013 TISSUE Magazine #4, Berlin, Germany. 2013 Jpeople Magazine #17, Berlin, Germany. 2013 The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti, Yale University, USA. 2013 Nudity Today, NY, USA. 2013 Sen/Sen book, Taipei, Taiwan. 2013 Vice #4, NY, USA. 2013 DE:Bug #03, Berlin, Germany. 2013 The Germans #3, Berlin, Germany. 2012 Unpublished #4, Milan, Italy. 2012 Shoppinghour magazine #9, London, UK. 2012 ffw MAG #32, São Paulo, Brasil. 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek, Aug. 27 – Sept. 2, NY, USA. 2012 Fruit Salad, Glasgow, UK. 2012 0_100 #9, Milan, Italy. 2012 Opak #11, Berlin, Germany. 2012 Vice #12, Paris, France. 2011 Suddeutche Zeitung Magazin #52, Munchen, Germany. 2011 BARTHOLOMEW by JSBJ, Paris, France. 2011 Disturber #1, Bologna, Italy. 2011 L’imparfaite magazine #3, Paris, France. 2011 Pig Mag #92, Milan, Italy. 2010 Rolling Stone #87, Milan, Italy. 2010 5,6 magazine #5, Kiev, Ukraine. 2009 Concrete and me #2, Budapest, Hungary.