MeetFactory, o. p. s.
Ke Sklárně 3213/15
150 00 Praha 5
13:00 do 20:00 + based on evening program
Olena Siyatovska (*1988) was born in the Czech Republic. She grew up in Dnipro, lives and works in Kyiv. Siyatovska focuses on social relations, memory and identity in the digital dimension. She works with new media, video, performance and photography. She received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture of Poland “Gaude Polonia” in 2022. Olena has participated in exhibitions and residencies in Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Germany and the United States. “I am Michelle” documentary film is the directing debut of Siyatovska. The project was supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands in 2020 and the British Council Ukraine in 2021.
Olena studied at the National University of Oles Honchar (Ukraine).
2022 “I am Michelle” film, Makedox Festival, Macedonia; Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Hungary; Kreivės Queer Festival, Lithuania; Mezipatra Queer Film Festival, Czech Republic; Kaaffilm Short Film Festival, Italy; Oslo/Fusion International Film Festival, Norway; Soura Film Festival, Berlin, Germany; MIX Copenhagen, Denmark; Queer Voices, Moldova; Poland LGBT Film Festival, Poland (upcoming)
2022 Seven-second pause, Malta Festival, Poznan, Poland
2022 Reading Before Going to Sleep, Kaunas Artists’ House, Lithuania
2022 Reading Before Going to Sleep, Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy
2021 Lack Of Petrol, Mala Gallery of the Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
2020 Beauty room. Procedures, Artsvit Gallery, Dnipro, Ukraine
2020 Felt Cute, House of Clothes, SetArtLaboratory, Kyiv, Ukraine
2019 Destruction of the gun, performance, Lesya Ukrainka Theater, Lviv, Ukraine
2019 My room is nowhere, performance, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland
2019 The Sun, Villa The End Project, Berlin Art Week, Berlin, Germany
2019 Jumpsies, Galerie Alte Feuerwache Loschwitz, Dresden, Germany
2019 Flaws in the open air, Galerie Rasch, Kassel, Germany
2019 Material magnetism, Izolyatsia, Kyiv, Ukraine
2018 Boundary state, Mariupol, Ukraine
2017 Market sky, V Odesa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Odesa, Ukraine
2017 Flaws in the open air, Porto Franko Contemporary Art Festival, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Date of residency: 2.2.2023 - 5.4.2023
The residency is a part of the project Ruritania and Other Edges of the World supported by the Program EU Creative Europe.