Short biography

© Sergey Bratkov
© Sergey Bratkov

Sergey Bratkov

Visual Arts

March, April, May 2023

Galerie Volker Diehl

Sergey Bratkov was born in 1960 in Kharkov, Ukraine. Graduated Repin Art College, Kharkov, Ukraine, 1978; Polytechnical Academy, Kharkov, Ukraine, 1983. In 1994 he organized "Fast reaction group" with Boris Michailov, Sergei Salonsky and Victoria Michailova. In 2010 took the first prize of the 5th Annual All-Russian Awards in the field of contemporary visual art "Innovation". Since 2000 he lives and works in Moscow, Russia. His projects have been presented in solo exhibitions at REGINA Gallery, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia; Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine; Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany; Espacio Minimo Gallery, Madrid, Spain; Transit Gallery, Mechelen, Belgium; S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum for Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. Gateshead, UK; Fotomuseum. Winterthur, Switzerland; Canal de Isabel II. Madrid, Spain; Deichtor Hallen. Aktuelle Kunst Haus der Photographie. Hamburg, Germany.

The artist also participated in group exhibitions, including National Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Center for Contemporary Culture GARAGE, M' ARS Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy; Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia; Sem-Art Gallery, Monaco; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; Centre for Contemporary Art 'Ujazdowski Castle' Warsaw, Poland; CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland and at the biennials in Venice, San Paolo, Moscow and Rauma; Manifesta5, San Sebastian, Spain.