Ukraine, Ukraine Encounters, 2022


Sergii Sabakar is an artist and senior lecturer in the drawing department at the National Academy of Art and Architecture in Kyiv. In his practice he uses drawing as a means of creating both graphic series and video animations. He was awarded art residency fellowships in Germany at Bestehornpark Aschersleben (2017); LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig (2009); Villa Waldberta, Munich (2009). His works have been shown at exhibitions and festivals including Rencontres Internationales PARIS/BERLIN; Projection, Auditorium du Louvre, Paris and at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2019); Creating Ruin, Abbey Gateway, Reading, Great Britain (2018); Artee Zug, Altstadthalle Zug, Switzerland (2011); Bosch Parade, s’Hertogenbosch, Holland (2010). Solo exhibitions include: Travel Notes, The Naked Room Gallery, Kyiv (2019); Outwards, Art Centre Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine (2016); Viewers at Forest. Artist and Manipulation, Weltraum, Munich (2009).

Sergii Sabakar stayed in Berlin in August/September 2022 with a fellowship from the DAAD Encounters with Ukrainian Artists Program.

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