Born 1952, Kharkov, Ukraine, USSR.
Since 1990 lives and works in Viborg, Denmark

Education
Graduated from Kharkiv National University of Construction and Architecture, 1969 -1975
PhD in Architecture, Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture, 1983-86


Selected solo exhibition from the past 15 years

2022 

Emotional Rescue, cut out installation, Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark

2021 
Our House, collage, The Danish Embassy in Berlin, Germany
Better than the Moon, curated by Christian Kortegaard Madsen, Fredericia Art Association, Fredericia, Denmark

2019  
Dream Machine, Homage to Interbau 57, Hansa center, Berlin
WE, collage, photography, paintings, cut outs, curated Stephan Marquardt, Galerie Didier Devillez, Brussels, Belgium

2018  
Nature Matter, collage, photography, installation, curated by Fay Dawling, Silkeborg Art Centre, Denmark
End of Spring, Kyiv Art Week, Kyiv, Ukraine

2017 
You, Retrospective, curated by Helene Bay Nyborg,  Kunsthal Viborg, Denmark

2016 
Secretly, Collage and paintings, curated Elisabeth Hajek and Manfred Maenling, MQ, Vienna

2014 
Close Up And Private, paintings, Galerie Seine 51, Paris

2013  
For Light and Memory, collage, paintings, Gestalten Space, Berlin

2012  
Mirror by Mirror, Homage to Andrei Tarkovsky, photocollage, installation, Ivanovo Art Museum, Ivanovo, Russia
Mirror by Mirror, Homage to Andrei Tarkovsky, photocollage, installation, Riga Film Museum, Riga, Latvia

2011  
Sergey Nielsen paintings for Close Up And Private, Kaufmannshaus, Hamburg, Germany
Mirror by Mirror, photocollage, West Cork Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland

2009  
The Shape of White, collage, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY, USA

2008  
The Trip, collage installation, ROJO artspace, Barcelona, Spain
Architectural Landscape, paintings, Galerie Gardy Wiechern, Hamburg, Germany


Selected group exhibitions from the past 15 years

2021 
Less Festival of Contemporary Collage – Less Education, Viborg, Denmark

2020 
Less Festival of Contemporary Collage, Viborg, Denmark

2019 
You Know My Name, Photo Kyiv Fair, Kyiv, Ukraine 

2018 
International Weird Collage Show, Jealous Gallery, London
Meta-Matter, curated by Faye Dawling, Karst, Plymouth, UK

2016  
Detached, Now and tomorrow, EIKON gallery at MQ, Vienna

2014  
L'Extime, Galerie Seine 51, Paris

2013  
Less, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
Faceless, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Austria

2011 
For Love Not Money, The 15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
Contemporary Collage, West Cork Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland
Contemporary Collage, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany

2010
21st International Poster and Graphic Design Festival, Chaumont, France
Capture the Fade, The Paper Mill Gallery, Sydney;

2009 
Cut, Platform Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Appetite for Construction, curated by Mia Nielsen, Drake Hotel public spaces, Toronto

2008  
It’s Nice That/Original Format, The Viewpoint Gallery, Plymouth, England
Ink 01, International Illustration Rally, Fundación Bilbao Arte Fundazioa, Bilbao, Spain
Rojo Out, Reina Sofia Contemporary Art Museum, Madrid, Spain
The Visual Way of Life, Optica, International festival for video art, FNAC Callao, Madrid, Spain
Cosmological Embeddedness or the Flying Spaghetti Monster, Gallery Higher Pictures, New York, USA

2007 
Smart For Two, Rojo, Venice, California, USA

 
Selected awards in the past 15 years

2013 

Film Mirror by Mirror. Homage to Andrei Tarkovsky. With Noriko Okaku (JP/UK) - 1st prize at the International competition of experimental short films at The Lucca International Film Festival, Toscana, Italy
2nd place in Fine Art: Collage category, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, USA

2012
Honorable Mention in Fine Art: Collage category for the winning entry “Lineless”, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, USA

2010 
Capture the Fade, Overall winner, Ampersand Magazine Photography Award, Sydney, Australia

2009
Honorable Mention in Fine Art: Collage category for the winning entry “Less”, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, USA

2007
D&AD Yellow Pencil, London, England


Selected books and catalogues in the past 10 years
 

2021
Christian Kortegaard Madsen, Min ven Sergei Sviatchenko, Fredericia Kunstforening

2018
Jørn Jacobsen, Sergei Sviatchenko: I am collage, Lindhardt & Ringhof, Copenhagen

2014
Rick Poynor, Sergei Sviatchenko: Collages, Schlebrueger.editor, Vienna

2012
Silke Krohn (ed.), Everything Goes Right & Left if You Want It: The Art of Sergei Sviatchenko, Gestalten, Berlin

 

Selected articles in the past 15 years

2015  

Thomas Edlinger, “Less plus less”, Eikon no.89, Austria

2014  
Eunyoung Park, “Graphic Design to overpower the Space”, Design, no.430, April, South Korea
Antony Hudek, “Collaborations. Sergei Sviatchenko”, CCC Newspaper nr.1, Austria

2013  
Peppe Orru, “A modern-day renaissance man: the multi-faceted work of Sergei Sviatchenko”, Collezioni Uomo, nr.83, Italy
P.J. Smith, “Sergei Sviatchenko” Acclaim, no. 29, Australia
Ayako Ueda, “Visual Language of Style. Sergei Sviatchenko”, Free&Easy, no.174, April, Japan

2011
Francis Cazal, “De l’art et du style”, Clark, no.50, September/October, Paris, France
Paul Burgess, “The Future is Junk”, Varoom no. 12, spring, UK

2009
Richard Brereton, “Sticks in the Mind”, Elephant, no.1, winter 2009-10, UK
Xi Sheng, ”Sergei Sviatchenko” 100%O2, no.001, China

2008
Peter Kelly, “Paper City: Sergei Sviatchenko”, Blueprint no. 272, November, London UK

2007
Anna Follo and Nello Russo, “Sergei Sviatchenko”, Playzebra, no.05, Italy
“Who I Think I Am”, thisisamagazine 5th compendium, Italy
Walter Bettens, “Art for Art’s Sake”, DAMn no. 12, July/August, Belgium
Anna Lengle, “Meeting Sviatchenko”, LE, no.235, August, Russia
“Nami”, Rojo, Spain; “Fortwo”, Rojo, special edition, Spain

2006
Adrian Shaughnessy, “Mapping the Terrain”, interview with Sviatchenko, Varoom no. 1, UK
Sergei Sviatchenko, “When I was Seventeen…” Kilimanjaro, no.6, UK

© Sergei Sviatchenko, 2022

© Sergei Sviatchenko, 2022