Born in 1996 and raised in Odesa, Ukraine, Daria is currently based between Kyiv, Odesa and Paris where she is finishing her Master’s at École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs.
She explores connections between past and present focusing her work on young generation of Ukrainians and the cultural context they live in.
Daria’s works was published by international media and exposed at group exhibitions in France, the UK, Belgium and Ukraine.

Selected publications:

i-D, Libération, The Guardian, SLEEK, WUL magazine, The Calvert Journal, Telex.hu, vogue.com, Contributor Magazine, Amuse, P MAGAZINE,
TheOnes2Watch, Buro 24/7, The Opéra, Looking for vision


2022 — Material Nation, group exhibition, Urania, Berlin, Germany
2022 — Parle-leur de batailles, de météores et de caviar d’aubergine, group exhibition, Stimultania, Strasbourg, France
2022 — Palm* Photo Prize, group exhibition, London, UK
2022 — In Ukraine, group exhibition, The Gallery at Dobbin Mews, New York, USA
2022 — Slava Ukraini, group exhibition, le DOC, Paris, France
2022 — Slava Ukraini!, group exhibition, Galerie Czwartek, Warsaw, Poland
2021 — Chromie photo-fair & group exhibition, Le Consulat, Paris, France
2021 — Sensitivity. Contemporary Ukrainian Photography, group exhibition, Mystetskiy Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
2019 — En cas d’urgence briser la glace, group exhibition, Cité des Arts, Paris, France
2019 — Alien She, group exhibition, Jour et Nuit Culture, Paris, France
2019 — Raising the curtain, group exhibition, Stelplaatz, Leuven, Belgium
2018 — The New East Photo Prize, group exhibition, Calvert Gallery, London, UK
2018 — Kuyalnik love-stories project by Join The Cool, Odesa Museum of Contemporary Art, Ukraine


2021 — Temporary homes at Bristol Photo Festival, Bristol, UK
2021 — Temporary homes at Odesa Photo Days, Odesa, Ukraine


Finalist of Palm* Photo Prize 2022

Commercial portfolio can be sent on request.

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