Oleksandr Maksymov


Oleksandr Maksymov

Land art and performance artist, photographer. Graduated from the Ivan Franko University of Pedagogy, Philosophy Faculty. Granted Gaude Polonia scholarship [2013]. Participated in an interdisciplianary workshop run by Ewa Zarzycka [Drohobycz, 2014]. Trained at Performance School in Lvov by Sandra Johnston UK [2015] and Denys Blacker UK[2016].Participated in an intensive curatorial course ran by Ianina Prudenko (independent curator and media art researcher, curator of Open Ukrainian Archive of Media Art [Kiev/UA]) [Ivano-Frankivsk/UA][2017]. Actor of Alter Theatre (Drohobycz/UA) & MUMERUS Theatre (Krakow/PL). Founder and curator of DroArt art platform in Drohobycz. Participated in numerous festivals : International Bruno Schulz Festival [Drohobycz][2012,2014,2016], Contemporary Art Festival GogolFest [Kiev][2014], Printemps d’Europe [Lyon. France][2015], International Festival of Street Theatre STREET [Krakow. Poland][2013,2015], Performance Art Days in Lvov [2015,2016],Contrasts [Lvov][2015]; Ukrajins’kyj Zriz: Transformations, the 3rdTriennale of Ukrainian Contemporary Art [Wroclaw. Poland][2016], Contemporary Art Festival „DroArtDay” [Drohobycz][2016],Sacral Art festival“Yura’s Coat” (St Yura Orthodox Church)[Drohobycz][2017], Contemporary Art Festival „New Wave Exhibition” [Lvov][2017].

Lives and works in Drohobycz [Ukraine].

Performance: Territories, Annexation

Performance talks about taking over territories, occupation, annexation… It is the artist’s subconscious reaction to these issues. Information war. Where is the turth? Somewhere in between?

July 23rd – Sunday

14: 30 Performance: Territories, Annexation
Zdrowie Cinema – at the back of the building