Lesia Khomenko

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Lesia Khomenko was born in 1980 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Graduated National academy of fine art and architecture in 2004. 2005-2006 – residency at Center for Contemporary Art at Kyiv-Mohyla academy, Kyiv; 2008 – residency at LIA (Leipzig International Art program) Leipzig. Co-founder and member of R.E.P. group (since 2004) and curatorial group Hudrada (since 2008). She was in the short list of PinchukArtPrize (2009, 2011 and 2013), Future Generations Art Prize with group R.E.P. (2012) founded by Victor Pinchuk and Kazimir Malevich Artist Award (2012 and 2016). Lives and works in New York, NY, US.


Her works are in public collections including M HKA (BEL), Ludwig Museum (HU), Art Collection Telecom (DE), and Albertinum (DE). Lesiaʼs works have been shown in several solo and group exhibitions, among others at Ukrainian Museum in New York, New York (US); Albertinum, Dresden (DE); Collateral Event of the 59th International Art Exhibition the Venice Biennial, Venice (IT); The European Parliament (BE); Museum Folkwang (DE); Fridman Gallery, NYC (US). Khomenko’s works have been covered and reviewed by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The Art Newspaper, and Frieze, among others.


Lesia participated in residency programs of Oasis Pointe Residences, Miami, USA (2022 - 2023): Martha MOCA Artist Residency, NJ, USA (2022); Emergency Residency Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL (2022); Working Room, Ivano-Frankivsk, UA (Curated and participated, 2022); Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, AT (2020); LIA (Leipzig International Art), Leipzig, DE (2008); Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, UA (2005–2007).


06 September — 07 October 2018

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