MARIA GONCHAR
   

February—July 2017

MARIA GONCHAR
   

February—July 2017

Info

29.04.1985

mariya.gonchar@gmail.com
+38-093-806-94-08

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Employment History:

Curator of the Project “TV has attacked us all our lives, now we fight back. Now we make our own TV/Nam June Paik” on TV and Radio Company “Odessa”
Member of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine – 2013 – now
Independent visual and media artistic practice – 2013 – now
Independent curatorial practice 2013 – now
Non-governmental organization ” Experimental Center of Contemporary Art ” Tea Factory “, Odessa. Artist and curator, 2009 – 2013
Independent architectural practice 2008 – now
Design firm “Park Vertigo”, formerly known as, “Vertical”, Odessa; Position: Architect, 2006-2008.
Architectural Studio of Andrey Chernikov, Moscow, Russia; Position: Architect, 2007.
Design firm “Instroy”, Odessa; Position: Architect, 2006 interior work.
Design firm “Glavstroy”, Odessa;Position: Architect, 2006
Design firm “Acropolis”, Ilichevsk, Ukraine; Position.: Principal, 2004-2006.

Exhibition and curatorial history:

Screening of film “Creative cities of Ukraine” in Urban Research III, Subverting Leviathan during the 10th Berlin International Directors Lounge, February 2014, Berlin
Resident in WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland , February – July 2014
Stypendysta Ministra Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego RP “Gaude Polonia” , February – July 2014
Group Project “Depressurization of the museum universum”, Luhansk Regional Museum, Lugansk
Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art “Self-government: cultural evolution vs. revolution”, artist, Gallery “Yellow giants”, The Odessa Fine Arts Museum August-September 2013
“Videosquat. 50m Performance Art”, parallel program of the fourth international festival “Mute Nights 2013”, curator together with Mischa Badasyan, Gallery “Yellow giants”, The Odessa Fine Arts Museum, July 2013
“Museum. Inside and outside”, author together with Olga Lannik, March 2013-July 2013
Miroslav Kulchytskyi project “Social Magnetism”, Museum of Odessa Modern Art, May 2013
Net-art project “Creative cities of Ukraine” online TV project “Events in third sector”, Ukraine, February 2013 – now
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Documentation of audiovisual performance «COLOR-TONE», Art Festival MMIIRROORRSS, Creative space, Rostov-on-Don, February 2013
Audiovisual performance “COLOR-TONE”, artist and curator, Gallery “Yellow giants”, The Odessa Fine Arts Museum, January 2013
Group exhibition “Yellow giants”, Gallery “Yellow giants”, The Odessa Fine Arts Museum, December 2012
Contemporary Art Fair “MuzichіChristmasArtFair”, Gallery “Ya.Gallery” Dnepropetrovsk, December 2012
The winner of Nathan Altman Ukrainian Contemporary Art Contest, Special project nomination, Vinnitsa, December 2012
Group exhibition “Mausoleum Renaissance”, Kharkiv Municipal Gallery, Kharkiv, November 2012
Performance “The precursor of the Revolution”, artist and curator, The Potemkin Stairs, Odessa, October 2012
Group exhibition “rahanna graphics – banuyi collage”, The Odessa Museum of Modern Art, October 2012
Group exhibition “The Artist Day”, Gallery InterShik, Vinnitsa, October 2012
Group exhibition “The scenario of the future”, The Odessa Museum of Modern Art, October 2012
Winner of POP-UP Festival LGZ / “The best city in the world”, which was initiated by The Department of Culture of Moscow, September 2012
Young artists Art fair “ARTPARK”, Moscow, September 2012
Pre-auction exhibition “Graphics”, Auction house “Ducat”, Kyiv, September 2012
Group exhibition “Mausoleum Renaissance”, Gallery “ Ya. Gretera”, Kiev, September 2012
Participation in
Group exhibition “Art main entrance” project “Ads _ 1”, opening of The Odessa Museum of Modern Art, June 2012
Group exhibition “Goodbye, Vova!”, Gallery “Victory Gardens”, Odessa, June 2012
Pre-auction exhibition “Contemporary Art”, Auction house “Golden Section”, Gallery M17, Kiev, April 2012
VIII International Triennial of ecological poster “4th Block”, March-April 2012.
Group exhibition “ART- pulse”, Gallery “Ya. Gretera”, Kiev, March 2012.
Pre-auction exhibition “Contemporary Art“, Auction house “Golden Section”, Hall of the hotel “Donbass Palace”, Donetsk, December 2011
Group exhibition “The shape of the Void”, artist, Gallery “Bottega”, Kiev, November 2011
Pre-auction exhibition “Contemporary Art“, Auction house “Golden Section”, Gallery M17, Kiev, November 2011
Group exhibition “Abstract vision”, artist, Gallery “Ya gallery”, Dnepropetrovsk, May 2011
Participation in the competition Eden Project – Temporary Hospitality Structures, 5th place, Milan, October 2010
Group exhibition “Quick dreams”, artist, Gallery “Ya. Gretera”, Kiev, September 2010.
“Creative cities 2010”, artist and curator, Art plant “Cement”, Odessa, June 2010.
“Creative cities 2010”, artist and curator, Cultural center “Friendship”, Yuzhny, June 2010.
Collective exhibition “Abstract vision”, artist, Gallery “Ya gallery”, Kiev, June 2010.
Pre-auction exhibition “Ukrainian young contemporary art”, Auction house “Golden Section”,
The Museum of Modern Art of Ukraine , Kiev, May 2010
“Creative cities 2010”, artist and curator, Illichevsk municipality, Illichevsk, April 2010.
“Creative cities 2010”, artist and curator, Art center “Tea factory”, Odessa, March 2010.
“Tea factory opening”, artist and curator, Art center “Tea factory”, Odessa, December 2009.
Art festival “Ninety fifth anniversary of Odessa film studio”, artist, Odessa film studio, May 2009.
Finalist in the exhibition-contest “INTERZONE 2007”, Odessa.

Education:

Odessa State Academy of Building and Architecture, Architecture and Art Institute 2002-2008.
Degrees:
Bachelor’s degree, awarded with maximum honors, 2007.
Specialist Degree, awarded with maximum honors, 2008.
National Contest of Architectural Candidates, Second Prize, 2008.

Participation in Educational Programs:

Participant of Summer School of Contemporary Art, Almaty, Kazakhstan, August 2013
Participant of New Art School: Media Art for practitioners, Kiev, March 2013-June 2013
Participation in Program “Ahalar School: I and community”, organized by Ahalar Center, Chernihiv, January 2013, Copenhagen May 2013.
Participation in Program «Cultural Diplomacy», Lviv, Warsaw, Kiev. Organizer: Department of Culture in Warsaw, September, November 2012
Presentation of ECCA “Tea Factory” at 10-MitOst Festival in Ruse, Bulgaria, October 2012
Participation in School of Animation “Animation of civic participation”, Crimea, Lviv; organized by Kirovograd Institute of Socio-cultural management, May, September 2012, Crimea, March 2013.
Participation in the competition Eden Project – Temporary Hospitality Structures, 5th place, October 2010
Participation in 2 day workshop organized by British Council “Make creative cities together”, Lviv, February 2011
Participation in 10 days architectural seminar in Barcelona, organized by Moscow Architecture Museum, May 2011

Lector’s activity:

Participant (lector) on the II International Forum “Creative City”, Kirovograd, November 2012
Participant (lector) at Celebration Generation organized by GarageGang, village Vilino, Crimea, May 2012.
Participant (lector) at the festival Terra Futura, Kherson, September 2011

Languages:

Russian (native), Ukrainian (native), English (Toefl 91), French (Delf B2)