SASHA KURMAZ
Artist
WORKS WITH VARIOUS MEDIA, INCLUDING PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO, PERFORMATIVE PRACTICES AND PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS.
INVESTIGATES MODELS OF INTERACTION WITH PUBLIC SPACE AND SOCIAL GROUPS.
PERSONAL EXHIBITION “METHOD” IN C/O BERLIN, 2016
PERSONAL EXHIBITION “WHEN FEAR BECOMES FRIEND” IN THE NAKED ROOM GALLERY, KYIV, 2021
WINNER OF THE KAZIMIR MALEVICH AWARD, UKRAINE, 2020.
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ORIGINALLY FROM KYIV.
BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF RUSSIA’S FULL-SCALE WAR AGAINST UKRAINE, LIVED AND WORKED IN KYIV.
IN A SERIES WITH COLLAGES, I USE MY OWN PHOTOS AND IMAGES FOUND IN THE INTERNET.

I ANALYZE THE INFLUENCE OF THE MEDIA AND OTHER MEANS OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION ON OUR OWN PSYCHICS AND BEHAVIOR DURING THE WAR.
I AM ESPECIALLY INTERESTED IN HOW THE EMOTION OF FEAR AFFECTS CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH EXCESSIVE CONSUMPTION OF NEWS, REAL OR IMAGINED THREATS FOR LIFE AND AND FINALLY, HOW TO FIGHT THIS FEAR.
NOTIFICATION:
“11:38 AIR ALARM IN IVANO‑FRANKIVSK”. TU, MARCH 15, 2022
TO THE NEAREST SHELTER.