Yulia Krivich (Ukraine/Poland) is a visual artist, participant of Za*Grupa (*foreign artists living in Poland), working with photography, public space. She graduated from the Department of Architecture of the State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (2010) in Dnipro and from the Faculty of Media Arts of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (2013).
She was one of the recipients of the Gaude Polonia Scholarship Program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland (2016), a participant of the Pla(t)form at the Fotomuseum in Winterthur, Switzerland (2018) and nominated for the Pinchuk Art Center Prize for young artists in Ukraine (2018). She is the recipient of the Solidarity Grant of Krytyka Polityczna (2020) as part of the ZA*grupa project; the recipient of the Scholarship Program of Warsaw City and participant of Future Photography platform in 2021.
In her work, she explores issues related to identity, combining elements of activism with personal histories. Her interests include topics related to Eastern Europe and migration.
Yulia lives in Warsaw and works in the Photography and Postartistic Activities Studio at the Academy of Arts in Szczecin.
Each program participant will work closely with their mentor over several months, critically reflecting on their artistic practice, its relationship to this particular moment, and possible paths it might take in the future. Yulia Krivich will work with her mentors Alex Baczyński-Jenkins and Kasia Wlaszczyk (Kem).