About

SERGEY MELNITCHENKO

Born in 1991 in Mykolayiv, Ukraine.
Member of UPHA – Ukrainian Photographic Alternative.

Personal Exhibitions
2018 • “Behind The Scenes”, Claude Samuel Gallery – Paris, France
2017 • “PLAYDAY”, Face Foundation Gallery – Kyiv, Ukraine
2017 • “Paris Photo 2017″, ”Behind The Scenes”/Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017 – Paris, France
2017 • ”Behind The Scenes” – Mykolayiv, Ukraine
2017 • ”Behind The Scenes”, Trzecie Oko Gallery – Krakow, Poland
2015 • “Les Amours Imaginaries” In Frames Of Landskrona Fotofestival – Landskrona, Sweden
2014 • “Military Commissariat”, Estudio Ñ – Valdivia, Chile
2014 • “Schwarzenegger Is My Idol” In Frames Of “Off_Festival Bratislava 2014” – Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 • Art-Book Presentation In Frames Of Private Residency Program “The Muzychi Expanded History Project” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2014 • “Schwarzenegger Is My Idol”, Fiebre Galería – Buenos Aires, Argentina
2014 • “Les Amours Imaginaries” Odessa Museum Of Modern Art “Arteria”– Odessa, Ukraine
2014 • “Les Amours Imaginaries”, Closer – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • “Schwarzenegger Is My Idol” – Showoff Section Of Krakow Photomonth Festival – Krakow, Poland
2013 • “Schwarzenegger Is My Idol” – Lviv, Ukraine
2012 • “Nails” – Krivoy Rog, Ukraine

Group Exhibitions
2018 • “Sensitive Surface 2.0”, Vasli Souza Fotogaleri – Malmö, Sweden
2018 • Exhibition Of “Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017” Winners And Finalists, Leica Gallery In Leitz Park – Wetzlar, Germany
2017 • Photolux Festival/The Exhibition Of The Two Winning Projects And All The Finalists Of Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017 – Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
2017 • Little Odessa Gallery – Paris, France
2017 • “Photographie Contemporaine D’ukraine”, Centre Culturel D’ukraine En France – Paris, France
2017 • “Photo Kyiv” Photography Art Fair – Kyiv, Ukraine
2017 • Photography On A Postcard Private View – London, UK
2017 • Leica Oskar Barnack Award Winners And Finalists – Berlin, Germany
2017 • Projection Of Finalists Of “Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017” At Voies Off Festival During Les Rencontres Internacionales De La Photographie – Arles, France
2017 • The Smell Of Dust Iii – São Paulo, Brazil
2016 • Freierfest – Odessa, Ukraine
2016 • The Smell Of Dust Iii During Les Rencontres Internacionales De La Photographie – Arles, France
2016 • Pasa Página, Days Of The Artist´S Book – Chisinau, Moldova
2016 • Fresh Paint Art Fair In Collaboration With Artbit – Tel Aviv, Israel
2015 • “Mama, I’ve Just Killed A Man” – Berlin, Germany
2015 • Finalists Of Pinchuk Art Centre Prize – Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 • “Game Into Reality” In Frames Of Gogolfest – Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 • “Love And War In Ukraine” In Frames Of Spine – International Photobook Festival – Stockholm, Sweden
2015 • Slideluck Show – Oakland, California, USA
2015 • Winners Of “Photo Annual Awards 2015” – Teplice, Czech
2015 • “Hybrid Reality” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 • Feira Morta V – Lisbon, Portugal
2015 • «Ukrainian Photography: In Progress» In Frames Of “Odessa//Batumi Photo Days 2015” – Odessa, Ukraine
2015 • “Зато Любов” – Kherson, Ukraine
2015 • “Подія” With Andrii Konontsev – Zlin, Czech
2015 • “Part 4” With Roman Pyatkovka – Zaporozhye, Ukraine
2014 • “Inner Ukraine” In Frames Of “Terra Futura Xiii” Festival – Kherson, Ukraine
2014 • “Personal/Political” In Frames Of “Art-Kyiv Contemporary Ix” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2014 • “Terror Of Small Differences” – Kharkiv, Ukraine
2014 • “Ukrainian Zigafolk” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2014 • London Analogue Festival – London, UK
2014 • “Guilt” In Frames Of “Non Stop Media Vii” – Kharkiv, Ukraine
2014 • The Aesthetic Of Man – Amsterdam, Netherlands
2014 • Upha “Аfteryesterday” – Odessa, Ukraine
2014 • “Resistant” In Frames Of Parallel Program Of 4th Moscow International Biennale For Young Art – Moscow, Russia
2014 • “Don’t Even Dream!” In Frames Of Parallel Program Of 4th Moscow International Biennale For Young Art – Moscow, Russia
2014 • Der Greif – “A Process” – Ausburg, Germany
2014 • “Evolution” – Uzhgorod, Ukraine
2014 • “Ukrainian Women Complex” – Odessa, Ukraine
2014 • “Photographer Of The Year 2013” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • “Posterjunkies” Official Launching Event – Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013 • London Analogue Festival – London, UK
2013 • Ii International Fotokinofestival – Sebastopol, Ukraine
2013 • With “Look” Group – Chernigiv, Ukraine
2013 • “The Urge To Archiving” In Frames Of Vizii Festival – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • “Golden Camera 2012” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • “Photographer Of The Year 2012” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • “Monthly Payment / Idols” – Moscow, Russia
2012 • First International Festival Of Arts – Odessa, Ukraine
2012 • First International Fotokinofestival – Sebastopol, Ukraine
2012 • Upha “Cult Of The Body” – London, UK

Awards and Residences
2017 • Winner Of “Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2017” – Berlin, Germany
2017 • 1st Place In The National Awards “Photographer Of The Year 2016”, Street Professional Category – Kyiv, Ukraine
2016 • “Dostoevsky List” The Most Actual Contemporary Photographers From Russia And Ukraine (2015/2016) – Dostoevsky Photography Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2015 • Short-List Of Pinchuk Art Centre Prize – Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 • Honorable Mention At “Photo Annual Awards 2015” – Teplice, Czech
2014 • Shortlist of “Off_Festival Bratislava 2014” – Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 • Private Residency Program “The Muzychi Expanded History Project” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2014 • Finalist Of Educational Program For Artists And Festival Of Youth Projects “Non Stop Media VII” – Kharkiv, Ukraine
2014 • II Place In Contest “Photographer Of The Year 2013” In Nomination “Fine Art” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • Shortlisted For “Media Art Festival” – Krasnoyarsk, Russia
2013 • Nomination For The Fifth Cycle Of The Prix Pictet, Consumption – London, UK
2013 • Featured Artist Of London Analogue Festival – London, UK
2013 • One Of 10 Finalists Of Showoff Section In Frames Of Krakow Photomonth Festival – Krakow, Poland
2013 • International Contest “Golden Camera 2012” – 1st Place In Nomination “Conceptual Photography”, Amateur – Kyiv, Ukraine
2013 • Winner Of Contest “Photographer Of The Year 2012” In Nomination “Series Of The Year (Fine Art)” – Kyiv, Ukraine
2012 • Finalist Of 3rd Portfolio Review – Kyiv, Ukraine

Galleries Representatives and Private Collections
“Grynyov Art Foundation” Private Collection – Kyiv, Ukraine
Photography of China – Paris, France
Little Odessa Gallery – Paris, France
Face Foundation Gallery – Kyiv, Ukraine
MO Industries – Singapore, Hong Kong, Berlin, Beijing, Vienna

Artist Talks
2018 • “Momi Studio” – Mykolayiv, Ukraine
2017 • “Artsvit” Gallery – Dnepr, Ukraine
2017 • In Frames Of “Photo Kyiv” Photography Art Fair – Kyiv, Ukraine
2017 • In Frames Of “5,6” School Of Photography – Kyiv, Ukraine