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Victoria PIDUST

Victoria PIDUST: News

  • 08.12.2022

  • VICTORIA PIDUST | Hot Little Pool, Berlin

  • Hot Little Pool is a cross-disciplinary artists' network that focuses on discovering and augmenting realities where analog, digital, and virtual forms of expression converge. "Hot Little Pool" is intended to be taken literally; the artists chosen are representative of a young, progressive pool of creatives who actively influence one another and build a loose network of relationships. Hot Little Pool Vol. 1 | Dec 8 – 11, 12 – 6 pm | Opening Dec 8, 6 pm Lobe Block Berlin | Böttgerstr. 16, 13357 Berlin

  • 01.12.2022


  • Starting in December 2022, KVOST will host the exhibition series Screen[far]shots, which presents works by Ukrainian artists. It includes two consecutive solo exhibitions in the KVOST SchauFenster, a photography exhibition including a book presentation in the KVOST exhibition space and various accompanying events. The exhibition starts with the artist VICTORIA PIDUST. 01.12.2022 bis 04.03.2023

  • 17.11.2022

  • Victoria Pidust | WDR 5

  • In the course of the Art Cologne 2022, WDR 5 spoke with artist Victoria Pidust about her New Positions promotional bunk and her self-contained concept of multimedia and artistic processing of the war in Ukraine. You can listen to the programme here; the interview with Victoria Pidust starts at min. 11:30.

  • 09.10.2022


  • Is art possible in times of war? Can art have themes other than war? Where is the border to propaganda? In the fourth episode of the podcast 'Die Feine Art' produced by the Foundation Neue Kunst und Kultur Berlin-Brandenburg, Victoria Pidust and Volo Bevza were guests and talked about art & war.

  • 07.06.2022


  • In the course of the 30 years anniversary of the Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, the artist Victoria Pidust is one of the guests of the current episode of the anniversary podcast '1992 | 30 Jahre Gegenwart' on the theme of 'Europe'.  Listen to the podcast on all popular streaming platforms or via the Bundeskunsthalle website:

Victoria PIDUST: Work

Victoria PIDUST: Biography

Victoria PIDUST
Born 1992, Nikopol (UKR)
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  • 2020 – 2021

  • Master student, Fine Art and Painting, class of Prof. Nader Ahriman, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

  • 2020

  • Diploma, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

  • 2017 – 2020

  • Study of Fine Arts and Painting, class of Prof. Nader Ahriman, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

  • 2015 – 2017

  • Study of Visual Communication, Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

  • 2013 – 2015

  • Private photography courses, Roman Pyatkovka und Alexander Lyapin, Ukraine

  • 2010 – 2014

  • Bachelor Studies, Multimedia, Printing and Publishing, National Technical University of Ukraine, Kyjiv

Scholarships and prizes
  • 2020

  • Mart Stam Prize

  • 2017

  • 2nd place, Third National Photo Prize of the Ukraine 'Photographer of the year 2016', category 'Still Life'

  • 3rd place, Third National Photo Prize of the Ukraine 'Photographer of the year 2016', category 'Art photography'

  • 2016

  • '50 contemporary photographers from East Europe', Dostoevsky List 2016, Netherlands

  • 2015 – 2017

  • DAAD – Residence Scholarship

  • 2015

  • 2nd place, Second National photo prize of the Ukraine, 'Photographer of the year 2014', category 'Computergraphics'

  • 3rd place, Second National photo prize of the Ukraine, 'Photographer of the year 2014', category 'Landscape (Flora)'

  • 2013

  • 1st place, First National Photo Prize of the Ukraine 'Photographer of the year 2012', category 'Landscape (Flora)'

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Victoria PIDUST: Texts

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  • (DE) Ukrainische Künstler Victoria Pidust und Volo Bevza "Das ist auch ein Identitätskrieg" Previous Metallwerkstatt in Lwiw Foto: Victoria Pidust In dieser Werkstatt haben Victoria Pidust und Volo Bevza beim Schweißen von Panzersperren gehol

    (DE) Panzersperren schweißen, statt Kunst machen: Die Künstlerin Victoria Pidust und der Künstler Volo Bevza über den Krieg in ihrem Heimatland Ukraine und ihren Beitrag zur Landesverteidigung

Victoria PIDUST: Press

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  • Two Artists Traveled to Kyiv Last Month for an Opening. They Ended Up Staying to Build Metal Tank Traps for Ukrainian Forces

    Ukrainian painter Volo Bevza and photographer Victoria Pidust found themselves stranded in a war zone.

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  • 'Der Krieg wird gewonnen. Die Frage ist, zu welchem Preis'

    (DE) Die Ukrainer Victoria Pidust und Volo Bevza leben als Künstler in Berlin. Am 24. Februar wollten sie eigentlich eine Kunstausstellung in Kiew eröffnen – dann kam der Krieg. Jetzt verteidigen sie ihr Heimatland.

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  • Three Artists You Need to Know, From Photoworks Director Shoair Mavlian

    The Tate Modern’s former curator of photography selects some of the most exciting emerging image-makers from this year’s Paris Photo. “Victoria Pidust is Ukrainian, born in 1992. Lots of the photographers in Curiosa are born in the 90s. She has a background in painting, and she does photography but …"

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Victoria PIDUST: Videos