The Russian visual artist and photographer Oksana Yushko was born in Ukraine. She is currently based in Moscow where she focuses on personal projects in Russia, Ukraine and other post-Soviet countries. Her projects focus on human rights topics, environmental issues, women’s lives, cultures and traditions. Collaborative projects and interaction with other photographers nurtures her photographical process and has led to several international group exhibitions, collaborative projects like Beyond91, a photographical exploration of Eastern Europe through the eyes of the “Perestroika Generation” and the web-documentary project Grozny: Nine Cities´.Oksana comes to DOK19 to share her project and gives us a glimpse into her ongoing projects.
Oksana Yushko has won numerous awards and her work has been published aroundthe world in media like Russian Reporter, The New York Times, MSNBC, Mare (Germany), Financial Times (UK), Le Monde (France), Helsingin Sanomat (Finland), International Herald Tribune, Aftenposten (Norway) among others.