Volodymyr Kuznetsov

Volodymyr Kuznetsov (1976, Lutsk) attended the department of art of Lviv Art Academy between 1999 and 2005. He is the co-founder of the Straight Line group, the Artistic Council, the CCCK – Center for Communication and Context, as well as the artist group R.E.P. (Revolutsijnyj Experymentalnyj Prostir / Revolutionary Experimental Space). He was and is still involved in Maidan and post-Maidan activities, such as assemblies and self-organized initiatives. He takes part in solo and group exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad. In his practice, Volodymyr Kuznetsov is interested in topics which combine the private and the public, the old and the new, and in which different contexts and unexpected meanings are interlaced; He focusses on the aesthetics of everyday practices as well as on the presence of archaic in contemporary. He considers memory as a sort of experience and generates new concepts through personal and collective knowledge. Volodymyr Kuznetsov lives and works in Kiev.