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

Education:
2021              photobook creation course, Rodchenko Art School, Moscow (RU)
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:
2021      Light Conversation: Vol. 2, Small Talk Collective, Portland (US) // screening
2021      Female Ukrainian Photographers,  Verzaska 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:
2021      finalist of the Female Ukrainian Photographers contest, Odesa Photo Days (UA)

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