Maryna Shtanko, b. 1992 in Poltava, Ukraine.
Currently based in Uhldingen-Mühlhofen, Germany.

2021              photobook creation course, Rodchenko Art School
2017-2019    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:
2023     Relationships, Im Raum, Vienna (AT) // group exhibition
2022     rûm Issue °V, Oag Kulturraum, Graz (AT) // group exhibition
2022     We No Longer Feel the Future, MUZA - Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv (IL) // group exhibition
2022     Heidelberger Fotopreis 2022, Stadtbücherei, Heidelberg (DE) // group exhibition
2022     razom together, Fluc, Vienna (AT) // group exhibition
2022     Breathing Houses, Verzasca Foto Festival, Gordola (CH) // group exhibition
2022     reStart’22, Prospekto Gallery, Vilnius (LT) // group exhibition
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      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

2022     pARTner Residenz, Feldkirch (AT)  // artist in residence
2022     Verzasca Foto Festival, Frasco (CH) // artist in residence

2023     Wo lang? Scholarship. Altenburg (DE) // scholarship
2022     Heidelberger Fotopreis 2022, Heidelberg (DE) // shortlist
2022     The Heather B. Mattera Opportunity Scholarship, StrudelmediaLive (US)
2021      Female Ukrainian Photographers, Odesa Photo Days (UA) // finalist

Selected publications:
British Journal of Photography,  Float Magazine, The Space In Between, Fast Forward,
F-Stop Magazine,  Aint Bad, rûm (issue °V), Pearl Press, Don’t Take Pictures,
Artdoc Photography Magazine, Outlast Journal, The Luna Collective (printed),
Black River, DECALOGUE Magazine

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