Andrii Dostliev

Andrii Dostliev (Андрій Достлєв)

b. 1984, Ukraine.


School of Form (Poland), Communication Design, BA, 2015 Donetsk National Technical University (Ukraine), Computer Sciences, MA, 2006

Selected personal exhibitions:


I still feel sorry when I throw away food — Grandma used to tell me stories about the Holodomor (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Odesa National Art Museum, Odesa, Ukraine


Lost, Dead and Pink (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Gerhart-Hauptmann-Haus, Düsseldorf, Germany Black raven sang the water @ KMBS, Kyiv, Ukraine Black on Prussian Blue (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Shcherbenko Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine


Licking War Wounds (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Centrala, Poznań, Poland I still feel sorry when I throw away food — Grandma used to tell me stories about the Holodomor (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Ukraiński Dom, Warsaw, Poland


I still feel sorry when I throw away food — Grandma used to tell me stories about the Holodomor (with Lia Dostlieva) @ European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany Fairy Castles of Donetsk (with Lia Dostlieva) @ 20square7 gallery, Berlin, Germany Vinnytsia Limbo: An unduly restrictive view of salvation (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Dymchuk gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine Licking War Wounds (with Lia Dostlieva) @ iZone, Kyiv, Ukraine I still feel sorry when I throw away food — Grandma used to tell me stories about the Holodomor (with Lia Dostlieva) @ Tkuma Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies, Dnipro, Ukraine Anonymous @ Stasjon K, Sandnes, Norway


Anonymous @ PVS, Luck, Ukraine

Selected group exhibitions:


Mosaic of the City @ Yermilov Centre, Kharkiv, Ukraine


Photobook Week Aarhus @ Godsbanen, Aarhus, Denmark Odkształcenie / Дэфармацыя / Unlearning @ DOMIE, Poznań, Poland Inscriptions of Identity. Belonging. Difference. Gesture. @ Biuro Wystaw, Warsaw, Poland Imaginary Architecture for Imaginary Communities @ Centrala, Poznań, Poland Sensitivity. Contemporary Ukrainian Photography @ Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine Give us this day… @ Galeria Arsenal, Białystok, Poland Thessaloniki Queer Arts Festival @ online


Difficult Pasts. Connected Worlds @ Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia Futures Talents 2020 @ online Dealing with Memory @ Frappant gallery, Hamburg, Germany Verified Amateurs @ Hartslane, London, UK


MUHi Young Ukrainian Artists @ Taras Shevchenko Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine II Biennale of Young Art @ Kharkiv, Ukraine Careful With That Axe, Eugene @ AKT, Kyiv, Ukraine


Ukrainian Photobooks. In between a personal history and politics @ Rodríguez Gallery, Poznań, Poland Conscious Sensation @ Mystetskyi Arsenal — Mala Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine UNSEEN Dummy Award 2018 shortlist @ Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Instant Time @ Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine Open Out Festival @ Tromsø, Norway I Lied in Visa Center @ Gallleriapiù, Bologna, Italy


Reconstruction of Memory @ DOX, Prague, Czech Republic They'll gonna kill us anyway @ Galeria Luka, Poznań, Poland Festival of Young Ukrainian Artists @ Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine Mishmash: Werkpräsentation der Artists in Residence @ BKA-Veranstaltungsraum, Vienna, Austria Perceived Identities: To Have Or To Be @ Yermilov Centre, Kharkiv, Ukraine Transcultural Emancipation @ FLUC, Vienna, Austria Tam, gdzie teraz @ Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, Poland


Teraz w Polsce @ Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, Poland Reconstruction of Memory @ Izolyatsia, Kyiv, Ukraine

Curatorial projects:

2021 — 'Imaginary Architecture for Imaginary Communities' @ Centrala, Poznań, Poland 2017 — 'Reconstruction of Memory' @ DOX, Prague, Czech Republic 2016 — 'Reconstruction of Memory' @ Ukraiński Dom, Warsaw, Poland 2016 — 'Reconstruction of Memory' @ Jeżyckie Centrum Kultury, Poznań, Poland 2016 — 'Reconstruction of Memory' @ Izolyatsia, Kyiv, Ukraine

Selected residencies:

2021 — Lichtenberg Studios (Berlin, Germany) 2019 — Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (Vienna, Austria), visiting fellow 2019 — AiR Sandnes (Sandnes, Norway) 2019 — Rucka Artist Residency (Cēsis, Latvia) 2019 — Serlachius residency (Mänttä, Finland) 2018 — 'Curating an archive' residency (Muzychi, Ukraine) 2018 — 'Conscious Sensation' research programme (Kyiv, Ukraine) 2017 — Kulturkontakt Artist in Residence Programme (Vienna, Austria) 2017 — The Gaude Polonia Scholarship Programme for Young Foreign Cultural Professionals (Warsaw, Poland)

Selected awards:

2021 — Allegro Prize, shortlist 2021 — Photobook Week Aarhus, shortlist 2020 — Malevich prize, finalist 2020 — Futures Talents 2020 (nominated by The Calvert Journal) 2020 — The Best Book Design Contest by Book Arsenal, Kyiv, shortlist 2019 — II Biennale of Young Art, 3rd prize 2019 — MUHi Young Ukrainian Artists, shortlist 2018 — Ukrainian Dummy Award, 1st prize 2018 — UNSEEN Dummy Award, shortlist 2018 — Nathan Altman's prize for young artists 2016 — First Ukrainian Dummy Award, shortlist

Selected publications:

Martha Molfar, Andrii Dostliev, Ukrainians XYZ: habits, tastes, daily life, Master knyg, 2021 Marta Romankiv, Łukasz Surowiec (editors), Projekty. Niezrealizowane historie sztuki, Lotny dom wydawniczy, 2021 Andrii Dostliev, Lia Dostlieva, An unduly restrictive view of salvation (Vinnytsia Limbo), self-published, 2020 Maya Hristova (editor), Eastern European Photography Vol. 1, EEP Berlin, 2019 Andrii Dostliev, Lia Dostlieva, I still feel sorry when I throw away food — Grandma used to tell me stories about the Holodomor, Rodovid, 2019 II Biennale of Young Art - Catalogue, 2019 Instant Time - Catalogue, Mystetskyi Arsenal, 2018 Andrii Dostliev, Occupation, Turbinicarpus books, 2017 Festival of Young Ukrainian Artists — Catalogue, Mystetskyi Arsenal, 2017 Andrii Dostliev, Ulyssonki, Turbinicarpus books, 2017 Andrii Dostliev, 2. Weltkrieg in Blumen (Natürlich ohne die Blumen im Bild), Turbinicarpus books, 2017 Anatoliy Tatarenko, Leo Trotsenko (compilers), Alternative Archeology: Luhansk, Periscope, 2016 Andrii Dostliev, The story of Henry Morton Stanley, who failed to find Dr. Livingstone and died from fever somewhere in Central Africa, Turbinicarpus books, 2016 Andrii Dostliev, Peopling the Old Market Square — Project Catalogue, 2013