CV&bio

Vitaly Fomenko is a visual artist working with documentary photography.  Was born in Sevastopol in 1983. Live in Kiev now. Member of the Ukrainian Photography Alternative. Participant  of international festivals and exhibitions  in Ukraine, Georgia, France, Germany, Austria, Spain, India, South Korea, Moldova … Author photobook «Rules of the road» (2015)

Awards:

2012 – Finalist of the National award “photographer of the year” (Ukraine).

2013 — Winner of the International competition “Impression Photocontest” in the nomination “Special look” (Cyprus).

2016 – finalist COSMOS PDF AWARD Arles books, Arles (France).

2016 – Winner of National award “”Photographer of the year» in the category “Art photography” and “Portrait” – the best series of the year (Ukraine)

2017 — Finalist Ukrainian Dummy Award II

2017 — Finalist «Photo Kiev»

2018 — Finalist Ukrainian Dummy Award III

2021 — Nominated Readers Choice Award by Bird in Flight magazine

Exhibitions and Festivals:

2015 —  ViennaPhotobookFestival

2015 — Kassel Photobook Festival

2015 —  DelhiPhotoFestival in project «Photobook as an art-object » (India)

2016 — Ukrainian Week of arts in Gdansk in visual project «Elementary manipulation» (Poland)

2016 — Suwon Photo Fest in project «Deformation» ( South Korea )

2016 — main exhibition of Odessa//Batumi Photo Days in Odessa (Ukraine)

2016 — main exhibition of Odessa//Batumi Photo Days in Batumi (Georgia)

2017 — main exhibition of Odessa//Batumi photodays in Odessa (Ukraine )

2017 — Festival of Ukrainian yong artists in Mystetskiy Arsenal  (Ukraine, Kiev)

2017 — GOGOLFEST (Ukraine )

2017 — book exhibition in Arles, France

2018 — group exhibition “Eyes on Ukraine: 5 ukrainian contemporary photographers”, Wilson, North Carolina, USA

2018 — Photobookshow Brighton, Great Britain

2018 — exhibition “Eyes on Ukraine: five ukrainian contemporary photographers”, Twig&Hollow gallery, Hammondsport, USA

2018 — book exhibition Polycopies, Paris, France

2018 —  Exhibition «Ukrainian Photobooks. In Between a Personal History and       Politics»/Poznan/Poland

2019 —  8 March — May — exhibition in USA “Eyes on Ukraine: five ukrainian contemporary photographers”, Buffalo, CEPA gallery

2019 —  18 March — Exhibition in Prague (Czech) «Crimea at low tide”

2019 — Exhibition “UPHA. Made in Ukraine”, Kiev, AKT, Art-zavod Platforma

2021 — Exhibition «CRIMEA is HERE», Museum of history Kiev

2021 — Exhibition «EYES ON UKRAINE» (Five contemporary ukrainian photographers)/

Albertine Monroe-Brown Gallery/ Schol of Art Western Michigan University/ USA

Publications and interviews :

VASA project

OSTLOOK magazine

WIZZair magazine,

Artslooker

COYC

BIRD in FLIGHT

BIRD in FLIGHT

ForshMag

IPA (Invincible Photographer Asia)

Radio Svoboda

UA : KRYM

FOTO.UA

Photovision

Informator

BIRD in FLIGHT magazine: http://prize.birdinflight.com/project/2020-a-cosmic-odyssey

FB

INSTAGRAM