Sergiy Lebedynskyy (Ukraine)
Untitled #31, from the series Euromaidan, 2014
Vintage silver gelatin print, Baryta paper, printed in 2015, Edition 3/5
6 x 8 inches (14 x 20 cm), signed in pencil on back
Courtesy of the artist
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Sergiy Lebedynskyy is considered one of the leading figures of the current generation of Ukrainian
photographic artists. His work is focused on the social and political issues of Ukraine and has been
widely exhibited and published in recent years. Selected exhibitions include Discovery Award
(2015), the exhibition of award nominees, Les Recountres d’Arles, France; An Ocean of Possibilities:
Rise (2014), Noorderlicht, Groningen, the Netherlands; FotoFest International Discoveries IV
(2013), Houston; Riga Photomonth 2015, Finland; Kaunas Photo 2015, Lithuania; and In Flux (2015),
Leonidas Kanellopoulos Cultural Centre, Eleusis, Greece, curated by Shoair Mavlian of the Tate
Modern, London. His recent project, Euromaidan, a collaboration with Vlad Krasnoshchok as Shilo
Group, was nominated for The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize and the Prix Pictet.
Lebedynskyy has published two books. Euromaidan (Riot Books, 2014) was short-listed for the
prestigious “Book of the Year” at Fotobookfestival Kassel, Germany, and for the “First Photobook”
Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation Award. His photobook Chronicle (Leipzig: dienacht ublishing,
2015) was nominated for Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2016.
Lebedynskyy’s works are included in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Kiyosato
Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan; Coleção Joaquim Paiva/ Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de
Janeiro; and Museum of Organic Culture, Kolomna, Russia. Lebedynskyy has a Ph.D. in engineering
and resides in Wolfsburg, Germany, and Kharkiv, Ukraine.