Pavlo Grazhdanskij

Born in 1991 in Kharkiv, Ukraine
Lives and works in NYC, United States

mnottoday@gmail.com

Studied Microelectronics at Ukrainian Engineer and Pedagogics Academy (2013)
Studied Arts and politics at «Chto Delat» School for Engaged Art (2016)
Studied International solidarity at St. Petersburg Open School for Human Rights (2018)

Research interests: strategies of representation; the problematics of documentary and found material; artistic approaches and manual labor in data processing and collection; the evidence potential of digital materials; dead-ends and turns of logics of sustainable states; biopolitics; images of survival strategies; abstraction.

Part of the Bellingcat's Global Authentication Project
Member of UKS (Young Artists’ Society), NBK (Association of Norwegian Visual Artists)


Some group exhibitions:

2021

The Wrong Side And What's Inside, Third place, Saint Petersburg

2020

Shortlisted20, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv*

2019

The Shadow of Dream cast upon Giardini della Biennale, 58-the Venice Biennale, Ukrainian pavilion, Venice

2018

Out-takes, Agile Gallery, Saint Petersburg
Suoja, Sörnäinen bomb shelter, Helsinki
Sprzeciw, MULTImedia gallery, Kraków

2017

Go Away Until Healthy, Autonomia Cultural squat, Kharkiv
4th International Festival of Activist Documentary Films Delaifilm, Bread factory #9, Moscow

2016


Poor Dialectics Festival, Rosa's House of Culture, Saint Petersburg
Wall-eye, Andrei Belyi Center, Saint Petersburg

Selected solo exhibitions:

2021

Double Breathing, 3120gallery, Saint Petersburg

2018


In Deep Water, Detenpyla gallery, Lviv
This Is Way Over the Line, Rosa's House of Culture, Saint Petersburg

Residencies/Fellowships:

2022

International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), United States

2021


Rhizome residency, Russia
First Summer School of Sculpture, Russia
Nikel Polar Day, Russia

Republican Rehabilitation Program, Russia

2020


BAR International, Norway
Apexart Fellowship: NYC, United States

2019


ÖRES, Finland
The Autumn School of Curating, Romania

Camp As One Residency, Russia

2018

Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Austria

Collaborations:

2022

Two Sides of the River, Barents Spektakel, Salmijärvi lake

2021

Installation «‎‎Invisible touch» for a special project of the 6th Ural Industrial Biennial, Tobolsk
Zhertvoprinosheniya: concert with sirens, Lastochka House of Culture, Saint Petersburg

2019

Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm

Selected publications:

2021

by the Black lake, publication, Polutona

2019

EUROPOE, poetry anthology, Kingston University Press

2017

Practice of Verbal Equivalents Theory: the Loss, artist book

2015

Rhizome, artist book

* Management of this institution fired 30 mediators accurate before opening of the exhibition, with a background of creation the labour union by mediators for defending their rights and improving working conditions. Self-nomination was withdrawn.

Mark