DARYNA NIKOLENKO

UKRAINE

PILLƏ STUDIO
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN

28/06 — 26/07

 

Photographer and researcher Daryna Nikolenko works with photography, video, and text. Her artistic practice deals with transformations in public city space (visual culture, memory, and everyday practices). Her writing has been published in the online journal KORYDOR.

During her residency, Nikolenko studied urban mythology. Focusing on downtown Baku, she ascertained which patterns and developments were typical of and desirable for demonstrations in “hotspots” and how these demonstrations were connected to the social and symbolic structures of the (un)changing city.

An open lecture "Memory and Urban Space" and screening of the film "Leninfall" by Svetlana Shimko. 

 

 

"A Better Future" is a series of five zines that presents Baku as a fragmented, fractured space. 

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The film "Other Rooms"

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