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Valentine Bo was born in 1985 in Lutsk, Ukraine.

Now lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Education:

2007. NULP, Department of Architecture, Lviv, Ukraine. 

2000. Children's Art School, Lutsk, Ukraine.

In 2010 became a member of UPHA — Ukrainian Photographic Alternative.

(an independent group created to help and support development of Ukrainian contemporary photography), curated by M.Pedan.

Personal exhibitions:

2015 Execution of the food – Gogol Fest, Kyiv, Ukraine

2015 Mystery Train – Lenin gallery, Zaporizhia, Ukraine

2011 Tempo di Viaggio — 5x5 gallery, Lviv, Ukraine 

Group exhibitions:

2019 FOAM London, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, London, UK

2019 FOAM Talent, Red Hook Labs, New York, USA

2019 'FOAM Next Door', Foam Talent, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2018 'Embracing Diversity', Photo VOGUE Festival, Milan, Italy

2018 'Your Next Step would be to do the Transmission', PhotoKyiv Fair, Ukraine

2018 LANDSKRONA FOTO FESTIVAL, Landskrona, Sweden 

2017 Execution of the food – PhotoKyiv, Ukraine

2017 Mythology – 'Come in' art gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

2017 «Photographer of the year», M17 contemporary art center, Kyiv, Ukraine 

2017 Execution of the food – Odesa / Batumi Photo Days, Odesa, Ukraine

2015 GogolF, Kyiv, Ukraine

2015 Love and war in Ukraine – Panoptikon Fotografins Hus, Stockholm, Sweden

2015 ULICA – The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, Moscow

2014 Moscow Biennale for Young Art

2014 «Photographer of the year», M17 contemporary art center, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 FLOW — 4 in 1 group project, Winston Salem, USA 

2013 Cult Of The Body – Leisure Gallery, London, UK

2013 FLOW — 4 in 1 group project, Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznan, Poland

2013 FLOW — 4 in 1 group project, Galleri KG52, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 FLOW — 4 in 1 group project, YaGallery, Kiev, Ukraine 

2012 Pravda — Vinzavod, Moscow

2012 New Picture Of Kiev – Lavra Gallery, curated by World Press Photo, Kiev, Ukraine 

2012 To the Ukraine — group project,Diplomat gallery, Philadelphia

2011 The Most Important Lesson — UPHA Chernihiv photo festival, Ukraine

2010 Ukrainian photography, two points of view — Ra Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

Awards:

2019 The BJP International Photography Awards – second prize

2019 ONES TO WATCH, BJP – shortlisted 

2018 BIRD IN FLIGHT PRIZE'18 – grand prize

2018 FOAM TALENT – winner

2018 Photo VOGUE Festival 2018, 'Embracing Diversity' – winner

2017 First Prize Photographer of the year, «Art Photography», M17 contemporary art center, Kyiv Ukraine

2016 Shortlisted for «Dostoevsky List», The Most Actual Contemporary Photographers from Russia and Ukraine. Amsterdam, NL

2014 Shortlisted for Photographer of the year , M17 contemporary art center, Kyiv, Ukraine

Selected Publications:

- DAZED

- SLEEK magazine 

- British Journal of Photography, ONES TO WATCH, Cover

- FOAM Magazine, #52 Talent

- HANT Magazine, #11 »Back To Reality«

Edition:

2013 «Voyeur» Edition of 100, Indie Publishing "NIICE"

2012 «FLOW» Edition of 500, Blancpress, 2012

Konstig Books, Stockholm