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Sergiy Melnichenko

Serhiy Melnychenko, b. 26.10.1991 (Mykolaiv, Ukraine)

Photographer, teacher, founder of the school of conceptual and art photography "MYPH".

He started taking photographs in 2009.

During this time, he participated in about 200 personal and group exhibitions, fairs and festivals around the world.

Organizer and curator of more than 30 projects and exhibitions with the works of MYPH students around the world over the past 5 years.

Winner of national and international competitions and awards, including "Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer" in 2017 (Berlin), "Photographer of the Year" 2012, 2013 and 2016 (Kyiv, Ukraine), "Golden Camera" in 2012 (Kyiv, Ukraine). Finalist of "Krakow Photomonth", "Pinchuk Art Center Prize", "Off_Festival Bratislava 2014", "DEBUTS 2018", "Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award", "Batumi Photodays", etc.

Participant of Paris Photo, Volta Art Fair, Photo L.A., Photo Basel, Unseen fair.

Nominated for the Foam Paul Huf Award in 2020 and 2023.

Selected to participate in the European platform for photographers "FUTURES" in 2022.

Serhii's photographs are kept in private and public collections in the USA, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Poland, France, Germany, Belgium, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Japan, the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, etc.

In 2022 and 2023, two series, and a total of 25 works by Serhiy were included in the permanent collection of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, which includes works by such leading photographers as Robert Rauschenberg, Nan Goldin, Ren Hang, Thomas Struth, Sebastian Salgado, Nadav Kander, Luo Yang, Pixie Liao, and others. - Munich, Germany.

In 2023, he received a one-year scholarship (grant) from the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation to create his own photography project.

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