“One might like or hate the new buildings made of glass and concrete,” says Olesya Dzhuraeva. “However, just like the electricity long time ago, glass surfaces change my city forever. I am an observer. Nevertheless, I confess: the rhythms that are reflected in glass surfaces fascinate me.”
When: 24.10 - 27.11.2018 (private view at 19.00 on October 23)
Organizer: Sky Art Foundation
Where: TSUM Kyiv (Kyiv, 38 Khreshchatyk, 7th floor)
Olesya Dzhuraeva was born in 1982 in the city of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. She moved to Ukraine in 1989. In 2006 she graduated from Kyiv State Institute of Decorative and Applied Art and Design named after Mykhailo Boychuk, Faculty of Graphic Design. She is the member of the National Artists’ Union of Ukraine since 2004 The artist works with various graphic techniques, including etching, linocut, mezzotint, pastel. Dzhuraeva’s artworks are held in public collections in Brazil, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Ukraine and USA, as well as in private collections in Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Australia, and Argentina. Olesya Dzhuraeva has participated in more than 100 group exhibitions, biennials, contests, as well as 16 solo projects around the globe.
Sky Art Foundation is a charity fund that was established in Ukraine in autumn 2014 by patron Dmytro Palienko. The organization aims to support the new generation of Ukrainian contemporary artists. Sky Art Foundation contributes to the international cultural exchange and Ukraine's cultural integration into the world art scene. It also is an active charity that organizes international art projects and cultural events that involve Ukrainian artists.