Sergei Sviatchenko

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Sergei Sviatchenko
Sergei Sviatchenko.jpg
Born1952
Ukraine
Occupationcollage artist
Websitesviatchenko.dk
Work on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade

Sergei Sviatchenko (born 1952) is a collage artist from the Ukraine. He has lived in Denmark since the 1990s.[1] Sviatchenko graduated from Kharkov School of Architecture in Kharkov in 1975, and in 1986 he studied a Ph. D. at the National Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture, Kiev.[citation needed]

Work[edit]

Sviatchenko works in collage and photomontage. At times he makes use of image material found in books and magazines;[2] in one series of works, Mutatis Mutandis, he cut up and then re-photographed his own photographic negatives.[3] Some of his work has drawn inspiration from the writings of the graphic designer and Constructivist architect Yakov Chernikov, particularly from his 101 Architectural Fantasies, published in 1933.[2]

Sviatchenko has done commercial graphic design work using photomontage, for companies such as Danske Bank and Nokia. He has an art gallery in Denmark.[2]

External references[edit]

1. gallerinb.com

2. http://www.bbc.co.uk/ukrainian/entertainment/story/2009/04/090407_sviatchenko_art_oh.shtml

3. http://www.sviatchenko.dk

4. senko.dk

5. Sviatchenko collage kunst van The Walrus

References[edit]

  1. ^ News. Circa 69 (Autumn, 1994): 4–8. (subscription required).
  2. ^ a b c [s.n.] (2008). Paper City: Sergei Sviatchenko. Blueprint (272, November 2008): 114. ISSN 0268-4926. (subscription required).
  3. ^ Daniel West (2009). At Work And Play. Creative Review 29 (3): 38–40. ISSN 0262-1037. (subscription required).

Further reading[edit]

  • Viktor Antonov, et al (2002). Sergei Sviatchenko. Valby: Borgens Forlag. ISBN 9788721018467.
  • Hans Henrik Jacobsen (2006). Sergei Sviatchenko: Paintings & Others 1991–2006. Højberg: Hovedland. ISBN 9788777398612.
  • Rick Poynor (2014). Sergei Sviatchenko: Collages. Vienna: Schlebrugge Editor. ISBN 9783902833655.