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Katya Lesiv

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Katya Lesiv (b. 1993, Ukraine) is a visual artist and photographer from Ukraine. Currently living and working in Finland. She has graduated with a MA from National Academy of Fine Art and Architecture in Kyiv, 2017. Lesiv works with the topics of cyclicality, physicality, emotional and sensitive experience, and motherhood. Her artistic practice explores the sense of presence through materiality of a variety of disciplines and media, including photography, art book, installation, object, text, graphics and moving image. Performative method, often rooted in routine rituals, is a way to encapsulate and share intimate experiences while safeguarding personal space. In her practice, Lesiv works with the body of the book, which often serves as the final form of her work. 

Lesiv's works have been exhibited in several solo exhibitions in Ukraine, Finland and Netherlands and in curated group exhibitions worldwide. Her artbook “Lullaby 1” belongs to the top 100 photobooks of “How We See: Photobooks by Women” according to 10×10 Photobooks. Her artbook “I love you” was shortlisted by Aperture PhotoBook Awards in 2022.