Maryna Shtanko, b. 1992 in Poltava, Ukraine.
Currently based in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Education:
2021              photobook creation course, Rodchenko Art School
2017-2018    Chekachkov Photo Academy, Kharkiv (UA)
2016              film criticism, Academy of Visual Arts, Kharkiv (UA)
2009-2014   School of Foreign Languages at V.N. Karazin University, Kharkiv (UA)

Exhibitions and screenings:
2022     Days of Photography, iManaLab, Nova Gorica (SI) // group exhibiton
2022     Colored Lenses: Life Among Others, Yermilov Centre, Kharkiv (UA) // online exhibition
2021      Light Conversation: Vol. 2, Small Talk Collective, Portland (US) // screening
2021      Female Ukrainian Photographers,  Verzasca Foto Festival (CH) // screening
2021      Isolation | Freedom, Kranj Foto Fest (SI) // group exhibiton
2021      Female Ukrainian Photographers, Odesa Photo Days (UA) // screening
2021      Stories, Ph21 Gallery, Budapest (HU) // group exhibition
2021      The Dreamer, LoosenArt, Rome (IT) // group exhibition
2018      Accommodation, YermilovCentre, Kharkiv (UA) // group exhibition
2018      Kharkiv, how we don`t see it, Parade-Fest, Kharkiv (UA) // group exhibition
2018      Starting point, COME IN, Kharkiv (UA) // group exhibition

Awards:
2022     Athens Photo Festival (GR) // shortlist
2021      Female Ukrainian Photographers, Odesa Photo Days (UA) // finalist

Publications:
British Journal of Photography
Float Magazine
The Space In Between
F-Stop Magazine
Aint Bad
Pearl Press
Don’t Take Pictures
Artdoc Photography Magazine
Outlast Journal
The Luna Collective (printed)
Black River
DECALOGUE Magazine