denysshantar@hotmail.ch

Instagram: @saint.deonys

Portfolio available upon request

 

Lives and works in Antwerp and Zurich

Co -founder of Motherland Movement to support Ukrainian volunteers and refugees

 

2020 - 2021 MA Costume Design Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASKA), Antwerp (BE)

2016 - 2019 BA in Fine Art at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Zurich (CH)

1997              Born in Kherson, Ukraine

 

Exhibitions

On view

Solo

04.09.22 - 6.11.22

Will it bloom this year?/

Quadrennial Ieper at St. Martin Cathedral & St. Peter Church  (BE)

Group exhibition

03.09.22 - 15.10.22

Describe your pain from 1 to 10/ Grand Palais Bern (CH)

20.05 -30.09.22

Gabrovo Biennial/ Museum of Humor and Satire Gabrovo (BG)

 

Past

Antwerp Queer Arts Festival/ Morpho Antwerp (BE)

ABC of Subbacultcha/ S.M.A.K Ghent (BE)

KUNSTpause/ Chollerhalle Zug (CH)

Demolution/ K.L.8 Brussels (BE)

Annual Festival of Alternative Art/ ACCEA Yerevan (AM)

Currents #9/ Z33 House for Contemporary Art Hasselt (BE)

2021

To Be Antwerp/ Selected by A Living Gallery (BE)

House Without a Roof/ Footnote Center for Image and Text Belgrade (RS)

Show up Show-Off/ Onboards Biennale  Antwerp (BE)

ENCORE!/ Selection from the Masters Expo 21 Antwerp (BE)

MA Degree show/ Royal Academy Antwerp (BE)

Historie, Heesters & Meesters/ Academy open air (BE)

Jaman öner/ VR exhibition (KZ)

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2020

INSIEME/online exhibition (IT)

Watch and save me/ MultiMadeira Residency Funchal (PT)

2019

KUNSTpause/ governmental building Zug (CH)

House of hard knocks/ NOASS Riga (LV)

BA Degreeshow/ ZHdK Zürich (CH)

KUNSTpause/ Chollerhalle Zug (CH)

2018

QWAS/ ZHdK Zurich and Central Exhibition Space Almaty (CH/KZ)

KUNSTpause/ lakeside promenade Zug (CH)

A MIRROR HAS MORE THAN TWO SIDES/ ARTBAT FEST Almaty (KZ)

The Clouds Are Fake/ SKLAD Suchum (Abkhazia)

Portraits of.../ Photobastei Zurich (CH)

youngART/ ZeughausKultur Brig (CH)

2017

QWAS/ ZHdK Zurich and Kino Arman Almaty (CH/KZ)

Resonanz/ ChemicalMoonBaby Zurich (CH)

Oberliht/ Zpatiu Chisinau (MD)

 

Residency

2021

FLACC/ Genk (BE)

Footnote Center for Image and Text / Belgrade (RS)

2020

MultiMadeira/ Funchal (PT)

 

Awards and nominations

2022

Emerging Artist Award/ Gabrovo  Biennial (BG)

2021

Royal Academy Department Prize in Costume Design/ Antwerp (BE)

2020 - 2021

Fritz-Gerber-Foundation Scholarship/ Zurich (CH)

2020

ZHdK-AVINA Student Project Fund/ Zurich (CH)

2019 - 2020

Studio Grant Migros Herden/ Zurich (CH)

2017

vfg Young Talent Award*shortlisted/ Zurich (CH)

Summer School

2019

Summer School as School/ Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina (RKS)

2017

Summer School of Art/ ZHdK and Oberliht (CH and MD)

Curation

2022

Modern Religious Art Museum/ Ypres Quadrennial (BE)

Motherland/ Het Bos (BE)

L. I. A. Gallery/ Antwerp (BE)

2021

International performance program/ To Be Antwerp (BE)

Museums Collection

Flag Triptych/ Museum of Humor and Satire Gabrovo (BG)

 

Interviews and Publications

2022

Will it bloom this year? / KW

Antwerp Queer Arts Festival /atv.be

New Masters Interview /Subbacultcha Belgium

Diary fragment/ Mister Motley (NL)

 

Mother(Land) Show at Z33

HART (BE)

Subbacultcha Belgium

2021 (Sculpture project)

Het Nieuwsblad

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