Yuliia Zakharova

3 September 2021

Yuliia Zakharova was born in 1979 in Kyiv. Graduated from Volodymyr Hetman Kyiv National Economic University. In 2013 – 2018 she studied art history, painting and academic drawing in the studio of Victoria Lapteva. In 2014 – 2015 studied at School of Contemporary Art in the specialization “artist”. In 2018 – 2019 studied at Kyiv Academy of Media Arts in the specialization of “artist”.

Yuliia is a member and co-founder of the art group Light, which in 2017 became a finalist in the All-Ukrainian competition of young artists named after N. Altman. Participated in the residence of Biruchiy Art School (Poland), festivals (International Land Art Symposium “Mogritsa”, Land Art Festival “Wind”, Land Art Festival “Mythogenesis”).

Participated in personal (2021 – “In Memoriam”, gallery “Dzyga” (Lviv), 2020 – “Piedmont dreams”, Montecchi Capuleti (Kyiv) and group (2020 – “Portal Art Prize 2020”, gallery Portal 11 (Kyiv), 2020 – “One day after…”, Museum of History of Kyiv (Kyiv), 2020 – “Habitat”, Lavra Gallery (Kyiv), 2019 – “Entropia”, Metaculture (Kyiv) and many others) exhibitions.

Works in media such as painting, installation, objects, photos and videos. In her work, she explores issues of the environment, individual and collective memory, as well as identity and feminist discourse. Lives and works in Kyiv.