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Victoria Burlaka

Curator, art critic

Was born 15.12.1974 in Kyiv.

Lives and works in Kyiv.

 

Professional experience:

Since 2002, is a researcher at the Institute of Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of Ukraine. Author of the book History of Imagery. Art of the 2000s, Collection of art criticism articles, Kyiv, Visual Research Support Foundation (2011). Author of the book Post-media optics. Ukrainian version, Kyiv, ArtHuzz Publishing House, 2019 published with the support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation.

2005 - 2006 – Curator, Tsekh Gallery, Kyiv.

2006 - 2007 – Curator, Fine Art Gallery, Kyiv.

2007 - 2012 – Curator, Small Gallery of Art Arsenal.

2009 - 2013 – Curator and owner, Instytutska Gallery, Kyiv.

2012 - Curator, Project Space Gallery, Kyiv.

Since 2014   – Curator of School of Contemporary Art, the experimental educational project.

1996 - 2002 – Art Critic and Columnist, Dzerkalo Tyzhnia, Information and Analytical Weekly.

2013 – Columnist, Focus Magazine.

 

Curator of the projects:

2001

Love Your Symptom, the Center for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA.

2002

The Millstone of Time, Victor Sidorenko. National project of Ukraine at the 50th Venice Biennale, Venice.

2003

The Era of Romanticism, the Palace of Arts, Lviv.

2004

The Era of Romanticism, the House of Artists, Kyiv.

Children of Trash, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv.

2010

Out of the System, Modern Art Research Institute, Ukrainian Academy of Arts, Kyiv.

2011

Picture manager, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Moments of Silence, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

2012

Distorting Mirrors, Lavra Gallery, as a part of the Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art Arsenale 2012, Kyiv.

2013

Monument to the monument, Zhanna Kadyrova, Mykola Ridny, Hamlet Zinkovsky. National project of Ukraine at the 55th Venice Biennale, Venice.

Blinded by Beauty, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv 2015

Time as Reality, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Hybrid Reality, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

2016

The Photographic Unconscious, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Wish Card, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

2017

Reality as a Mistake, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Future in the Past, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Mirror Stage, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Stopped Time, VDNG Exhibition Center, Pavilion No. 1, as a part of GogolFest 2017, Kyiv.

Flash of Today, Zenko Foundation, Tatariv.

2018

The Era of Changes, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

The Heroism of the Vision. Inside / Outside, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Time Funnel, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

2019

Generation Z, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Adult Experience, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Made in Chornobyl, Kyiv History Museum, Kyiv.

Media Dependency, Ukrainian House, Kyiv.

2020

Wonderland, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

Zero Time, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.

2021

Art as Life, Life as Art - Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv.