Oksana Chepelyk (Ukraine)



participant in
VAD – Video Art Database
VideoChannel – Ukrainian Video Art
curated by Yarina Butkovska (Lviv/Ukraine)

1978-1984 studied Art in Kiev, 1986-1988 in Moscow, 1995 at CIES in Paris, 1998 at Amsterdam University.
Residencies: 1996 CREDAC, Paris, 1998 Banff Centre, Canada, 2000-2002 Bauhaus Dessau, Germany, 2001 ARTELEKU, San Sebastian, Spain, 2001 FACT, Liverpool, UK. 2003-2004 Fulbright Program Award at UCLA, USA. 1992-2003 she was awarded grants in France, Germany, Spain, USA, Canada and England.
Selected exhibitions: 1998 MOMA, New York, USA, 1999 “ART FAIR” Stockholm, Sweden, 1999 Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia, 2000 German Historical Museum, Berlin, 2001 Munich, Germany, 2001 Museum of the Arts History, Vienna, Austria, 2002 “SEAFair”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, 2003 Museum of Jurassic Technologies, Los Angeles, USA.
Her films were shown and awarded within different festivals focusing on film, video and new media: in Kiev, New York, London, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Osnabruck, Montecatini, Linz, Moscow, Paris, Berlin, Oberhausen, Liverpool, Belo Horizonte, Karlovy Vary /A category/, Chisinau, Weimar, Tel-Aviv, Ankara, Pesaro, Santa Fe, Stuttgart.
In 2003 Werklietz Award on European Festival of Media Art, Osnabruck, Germany. In 2007 she founded the International Festival of Social Sculpture in Kiev. In 2007 ArtsLink Independent Projects Award (USA).

Oksana Chepelyk has shown her works at the numerous festivals world-wide and has received the following prizes:

1998 – «Evident avoidable», video, 18 min
Film Video festivals: 1998 – «Dreamcatcher» (Grand-Prix); – «Open Night» (III Prize); – «Internyet», Museum Modern Art MOMA, New-York, USA; – «Colosseum Project» London, UK; – «Molodist» International Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine; – «Cyber Feminist International Festival», St. Petersburg, Russia; – «French-Baltic-Nordic» Film Video and New Media Festival, Tallinn, Estonia

– «Leader’s Favourite Toys», video Beta SP, 15 min
Film Video festivals: 1999 – «European Media Art Festival», Osnabruck, Germany; – «Open Night» Short Film Festival (I International, II National Prizes), Kiev, Ukraine; – «FilmVideo-99» International Short film Festival (Prize), Montecatini, Italy; – «Molodist» International Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine; – «Input» International Conference, Moscow, Russia

2000- «Introduction», video Beta SP, 10 min
Film Video festivals: 2000 – “Molodist” International Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine; – “Dig_in_Time” International Media Art Festival, Tallinn, Estonia; 2001 – International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany; – “FilmVideo – 2001”