CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Lviv, Ukraine, 1989

Lives and works in Lviv

​​​Education:

2012 – 16   

Lviv National academy of art (LNAM), Ukraine. PhD (art theory).

2013            

University of Arts in Poznan (UAP), Poland. Department of space actions, graphics. Resident.

2006 – 12   

Lviv National academy of art (LNAM), fine arts and restoration department,

specialization - monumental painting. 

Grants, awards, residencies:

2021            

Magic Carpets (Creative Europe Large Scale Programme). Latitudo Art Projects. Corviale Rome, Italy. 

2019          

I-Portunus (Creative Europe mobility program) France, Germany, Poland. 

II Youth Biennale of Contemporary Art of Ukraine. Kharkiv / Ukraine. (Final list of participants). 

2015           

МУХi (MUHi) Young Ukrainian Artists Competition. Finalist. Kyiv, Ukraine.

2013           

Gaude Polonia (Scholarship of Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland).Poznan, Poland.

Award in 17th Autumn Salon (painting). Lviv, Ukraine. 

The main award at the plain air (8-14/04) in the Palace. Skoky, Poland.

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Individual projects:

2022            

Life as it is and as it is not (exhibition, painting) Art Point Gallery. Intellias, Lviv, Ukraine.

2020            

Dialogue. Art-project (performance, video-performance, object, installation, photo)

 in collaboration with B. LeBéguec-Friedman. Dzyga Gallery, Lviv / Ukraine. 

Dialogue. Art-project (performance, video-performance, object, installation, photo) in

collaboration with B. LeBéguec-Friedman. The Korsak Museum of Contemporary Art, Lutsk / Ukraine. 

Dialogue Action. Art-project (video-performance) in collaboration with B. LeBéguec-Friedman.

Lviv / Ukraine, Ponteilla / France. 

Silence (photo performance). FLAC, Loupian / France. December 2019 - January 2020

(in collaboration with B. Lebéguec-Friedman)

2019            

Kilograms of the memory (France, Germany, Poland) (art residency, performance art event)

Layering (painting). Garry Bowman Gallery. Lviv / Ukraine. 

Vagabonds (drawing). Urban library. Lviv / Ukraine. 

2018            

Interaction (painting). Lviv National Museum. Lviv / Ukraine 

2017            

Contemplación (performance, drawing). Gallery “Artishow”, Barcelona, Spain.

Watersides (drawing). Gallery ZPAP, Torun, Poland.

2016            

Jeśli jutro drzewo zasłаni moje okno / If tomorrow a tree obscures my window 

(performance, painting). Gallery ZPAP, Torun, Poland.

2014            

Na ziemi (On earth) (performance, objects, painting). Gallery Nad Wislą. Torun, Poland.

Поміж/ Entre/ Entrée/ Вхід (performance, installation, painting), PRIMUS Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine.

2013            

One-way movement (performance, installation). Rotunda gallery. Poznan, Poland.

2012            

Ways  (painting, installation). Lviv, Ukraine. Still-life (painting). Lviv, Ukraine.

2011            

Still-life (painting). Lviv, Ukraine.

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Performance art festivals and events:

2022            

Light. NoName Gallery, Lviv / Ukraine. 

2021            

Magic Carpets Landed. 13th Kaunas Biennale. Kaunas Picture Gallery. Kaunas / Lithuania.

Franko Laboratorium 3.0. Art-project. Ivan Franko memorial house-museum. Lviv / Ukraine. 

FNAF 7.  (Festival of naked forms). Altenburg 1968, Prague / Czech Republic

The myth of Corviale. Terra Mater. Latitudo Art Projects. Corviale, Rome / Italy.

Szach i Pat. International performance art festival. Tychy / Poland.

2020            

FEM. International performance art meeting. Girona / Spain. (online)

 FNAF (Festival of naked forms). Czech Republic (online)                     

Koło czasu. CSW (Center of contemporary art). Torun / Poland.

Performance at the opening of Art-project Dialogue, in collaboration with B. LeBéguec-Friedman.                          The Korsak Museum of Contemporary Art, Lutsk / Ukraine. 

Zero waste. International performance art festival. Tychy / Poland. 

Franko Laboratorium 2.0. Art-project. Ivan Franko memorial house-museum. Lviv / Ukraine. 

Equinox to Equinox. Group performance in public space. Parc “Zalizna Voda”. Lviv / Ukraine. 

Transmutacje. International performance art festival. Bełchatow / Poland. 

Before and after. Performance within the framework of the exhibition "Immunity".

The Korsak Museum of Contemporary Art, Lutsk / Ukraine. 

On the table. Performance within the framework of the International Community

“Hearts Home” meeting. Slavske / Ukraine. 

Video performance. International Art-project “LA NADA” (Talking about nothing). Buenos Aires / Argentina. 

2019             

II Youth Biennale of Contemporary Art of Ukraine. Kharkiv / Ukraine.

PAErsche Symposium. Performance Kilograms of the memory with support of the I-Portunus

program. Cologne / Germany. 

Performance Kilograms of the memory. Rencontre d'Art Performance #5 with support of the                                 I-Portunus program. Loupian / France 

Koło czasu. CSW (Center of contemporary art). Torun / Poland. 

Days of performance art in Lviv. Art festival. Lviv / Ukraine

September 2012, 2014, 2016 (Participation), 2017 - 2019 (co-organization)

Carbonarium. International Performance Art Festival. Kyiv / Ukraine. 

2018             

3D Public ART. Sculpture under the sky (performance). The National Sanctuary 

Complex "Sophia of Kyiv". Kyiv / Ukraine. 

Zabih Performance festival. "Zalizni vody" park, Lviv / Ukraine. 

2017             

Sacral space. Performance. Narodny dim, Теrnopil, Ukraine.

2016             

ZAZ festival. Tel-Aviv, Haifa. Israel.

Koło czasu. CSW (Center of contemporary art). Torun, Poland.

Ukrajins'kyj zriz (Ukrainian cross-section). Lublin, Poland.

GaliciaKULT.  Yermilovcenter. Kharkiv, Ukraine

Days of performance art in Lviv. Palace of Art. Lviv, Ukraine

Terytoria. CSW, Torun, Poland.

Ukrajins'kyj zriz (Ukrainian cross-section). Wroclaw, Poland.

Each crack inspires for changes. Performance. Artspace “BreakThrough”, Munich, Germany.

Ukrajins'kyj zriz (Ukrainian cross-section). Performance “Circulation”. Wroclaw, Poland. 

2015             

To see a person. – HIV infected? – Person! Performance. Palace of Art. Lviv, Ukraine.                   

Koło czasu. CSW (Center of contemporary art). Torun, Poland.

Malamut. Performance Art Festival. Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Eastern Partnership Culture Congress. Performance. Memorial Museum Prison in Lontsky street.                          Lviv, Ukraine.

[First Bite] Lviv Media-Arts Festival. Gary Bowman Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine.

2014              

Koło czasu. CSW (Center of contemporary art). Torun, Poland.

Asiatopia. International performance art festival. Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Foreign workforce. After school special. Kunsthalle. Bergen, Norway.

Spichlaż sztuki. Galeria Wspólna. Bydgoszcz, Poland.

GogolFEST. Performative program. Kyiv, Ukraine.

Prezent performance. Flader festival. Gdansk, Poland.

Days of performance in Lviv. Lviv, Ukraine.   

Noc kultury. International art festival. Lublin, Poland.

Performance Arsenal. Gallery Arsenal Elektrownia. Białystok, Poland.

March cats art festival, city space, Uzhgorod, Ukraine.

2013              

ZAZ festival, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Israel.

5th Grassomania, Gdansk, Poland.

CONTEXTS, 3rd International Festival of Ephemeral Art. Sokolowsko, Poland.

Kripotura, club Dragon. Poznan, Poland.

19th NIPAF’13 (Nippon International Performance Art Festival). Tokyo, Osaka, Nagano, Japan.

Performance in open space. Sandomierz, Poland. 

Interactions XV. Trybunalski, Poland.Piotrkow 

Akcjomat 3. Poznan, Poland.

Performance in open space plein air (20-24/04) in Palace. Skoky, Poland.

2012              

Akcja 27 Internacional festival of performance art for young artists. Lublin, Poland.

Days of performance in Lviv. Lviv, Ukraine.   

CONTEXTS, 2nd International Festival of Ephemeral Art, Sokolowsko, Poland.               

Time table. Individual and communal performances. Performance Art-Meeting. Lublin, Poland.  

2009              

Ukrainian spring. Poznan, Poland.

2008              

Degree & Profession Florence Internacional Exchange Festival. Florence, Italy.

 

Collective projects, exhibitions:

2021              

Exhibition dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Lviv National Academy of Art. 

National Museum named after Andrei Sheptyskyy. Lviv / Ukraine

Flags & Links. Magic Carpets Landed. 13th Kaunas Biennale. Freedom av. Kaunas / Lithuania

2020              

Charity Auction. Ronald MacDonald Foundation. Warsaw, Poland.

2019              

II Youth Biennale of Contemporary Art of Ukraine. Kharkiv, Ukraine.

2018              

Transfiguration. International project CATENA. Graphics. Gallery of scenography. Lviv, Ukraine.

Silver square. International Triennial of Painting of the Carpathian Region. Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania.

Relatives. Painting, Palace of Art. Lviv, Ukraine.

2017              

Music of Color Group Art Exhibition. Watercolour. 125 Gallery, New York, USA.

Exhibition of the Lviv National academy of Arts. Painting. The building of Parliament, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Performance.   GiARTino «GIARTINO ogród sztuki». International art meeting. University of 

M. Kopernik, Torun, Poland. 

2016              

CATENA art residency. Barcelona, Spain.

2015              

МУХі (MUHi Young Ukrainian Artists Competition). An exhibition (installation) at the Modern 

Art  Research Institute. Kyiv, Ukraine.

The cell (Камера). Art project. Installation. Memorial Museum Prison in Lontsky street. Lviv, Ukraine.

2014              

Іспит витривалості праведного Йова. Порох золота. Painting. UCU gallery. Lviv. Ukraine. 

ЦЕмісЦЕ / This place. Installation, object. Project CrossART, Primus Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine. 

GiARTino «GIARTINO ogród sztuki». International art meeting. University of M. Kopernik,  Torun, Poland. 

CATENA art residency. Pignans, France.

Performance at the exhibition "I believe". Honoured by T. Shevchenko. Zhovkva, Ukraine.

Long-term project “Temporary exhibition”. Korydor gallery. Uzhgorod, Ukraine.

2013              

17th Autumn Salon. Lviv, Ukraine.

Double meaning, group project, Plein air (8-14/04) in Palace. Skoky, Poland.

We are neighbours. Chernivtsi, Ternopil, Ukraine.

Wiosna młodych, performance in Zamek. Poznan, Poland.

2012              

In the Castle. Zhovkva, Ukraine.

Art fair. Lviv, Ukraine.

Exhibitions dedicated to Euro-2012. Warsaw, Krakow, Poland.

2011              

Portrait. Lviv. Ukraine.

Artistic intrigue Exhibition of students of LNAA. Lviv, Ukraine.

Still life. Lviv, Ukraine.

2010              

A man and the beauty. Lviv, Ukraine.

 Space in the landscape, after Plain Air exhibition of  5 th International students’ Palin Air

dedicated to Piotr Potworowski in Kazimierz Dolny. Torun, Poland.

2009               

Artist’s day,11th  Nationwide exhibition. Kyiv, Ukraine.

Still life. Lviv, Ukraine.

Together (Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv). Kyiv, Ukraine.

2008              

Exhibition of professors, students LNAA (Lviv National Academy of Art). Lviv, Ukraine.

12th  Autumn salon. Lviv, Ukraine.

2007              

11th  Autumn salon. Lviv, Ukraine.

                   

Experience:

2021          

Curator of the projet  “Archive: performance art in Ukraine”. Lviv, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, 

Ukraine. 01.07-30.10.

2020             

1-hour of performance. Organizator of the project with the participation of the students of 

LNAM. LNAM Gallery. 18.12

Co-curator of the online art residency “Archive: at the place”. Ukraine. 28.11-12.12. 

The jury of the "Creative Youth Seminar" organized with the participation of

 the publishing house "Smoloskyp". Lviv (online)

2019              

Co-curator of the festival “Days of performance art in Lviv. School of performance”. Lviv. 1-7.09.

2017              

Performance art workshop at Riga Performance Days. Riga, Latvia. 7-10.06.

2015              

Performance art workshop with children. Zhovkva, Ukraine, 1.06.

Performance art workshop, CAM (Studio of actual art). Lviv, Ukraine. 21.05/25.05 

Performance art workshop with children. Kolonia Artystów, Gdańsk, Poland. 22-28.04.

2014              

Performance art workshop with children. Torun, Poland. 02.07.

2013 – 14    

Teacher, course of lectures and workshops for children (7 -12 years): performance art,

visual arts, dance. Lviv, Ukraine.

2011 – 13    

Participant of dancing company DancePlatform. (improvisation, contact improvisation,  

contemporary dance). Lviv, Ukraine.

2010              

Volunteer as an assistant of organization and interpreter during art presentations. Lviv, Ukraine.                          

1994 – 2020     

Participant of Honored ensemble of the Folk dance of Ukraine, Yunist. Lviv, Ukraine.

                              

Additional education, training:

2019             

School of performance, Workshop of performance art with K. Haya Max (il). Lviv, Ukraine. 

2018              

School of performance, Workshop of performance art with B. Ferrando (es). Lviv, Ukraine. 

2017              

School of performance, Workshop of performance art with S. Johnston & A. McLennon (gb). Lviv, Ukraine.

2016              

School of performance, Workshop of performance art with D. Blecker (gb/es). Lviv, Ukraine.

2015              

School of performance, Workshop of performance art with S. Johnston (gb). Lviv, Ukraine.

2013              

Catching of the movement, workshop with Pawel Janicki. (tracking systems, webcam).Lviv, Ukraine.

​School of performance, Workshop of performance art with Roddy Hunter (performance art). Lviv, Ukraine.

Workshop with Adina Bar-On, Marylin Arsem, Ines Amato, Alaister McLennon

(performance art). Sokolowsko, Poland.

Workshop with Alaister McLennon (performance art), Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland.

International plein air of “space actions” (performance, installation), Skoky, Poland.

 International plein air of “space actions” (performance, installation), Skoky, Poland.

2012              

A Crash Course on Creativity, in the on-line programme “Venture Lab”. Stanford University, USA.

School of performance, workshop of performance art, (curators: J. Bałdyga (pl),

W. Tatarczuk (pl), N. Rolfe (ie) , T. Raban (il). Lviv, Ukraine.

Perforacje - International art meeting, (kurators:  N. Rolfe (ie), H. Morrison (gb),  

A.MacLennan (gb), J. Bałdyga (pl), C. Clarke (gb), E.Zarzycka (pl). Sokolowsko, Poland.  

Performance Art-Meeting, workshop in city space, (curator: J. Bałdyga (pl). Lublin, Poland.

Erdeli readings. International theoretical conference. Uzhgorod, Ukraine. Theoretical

conference for students LNAA (Lviv National academy of art). 

Self- identification in the artwork: Me, past and society. Lviv, Ukraine.

2011              

Expression of body. Contact, training. (trainer J. Szymanski (pl). Lviv, Ukraine.         

Kyiv by the eyes of young artists. International Art Plein Air. Kyiv, Ukraine. 

School of performance, Workshop of performance art. (curators: J. Bałdyga (pl),

W. Tatarczuk (pl). Lviv, Ukraine.

 Strategies of interactive art. Conference. Lviv, Ukraine.

2009              

School of performance, Workshop of performance art. (curators: J. Bałdyga, S. Omlin). Lviv, Ukraine.

2008              

Degree & Profession Florence Internacional Exchange Festival. International Watercolor Plein Air, Florence, Italy.

5th  International Painting Plein Air for students. Kazimierz Dolny, Poland.

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Publications:

2017              

Y. Shumska ZAZ - from Hebrew means "move" / Yaryna Shumska // Zbruch. - Lviv, 2017.

- Access mode: https://zbruc.eu/node/64483

2016               

Y. Shumska School of the DAYS: performers in Lviv / Yaryna Shumska // Zbruch. - Lviv,  2016. - Access mode: http://zbruc.eu/node/56333

Y. Shumska GalitsiyaKult: performances in Kharkiv / Yaryna Shumska // Zbruch. - Lviv,  2016. - Access mode: http://zbruc.eu/node/58982

Y. Shumska Ukrainian art of performance. Brief overview / Yaryna Shumska // Catalogue 

Ukrainian cross-section (Ukrainian P. 12-14, Polish P. 22-24, English P. 32-34).

2015              

Y. Shumska My experience with performance art / Yaryna Shumska // Catalogue of the IX 

 Performance Art Festival “Kolo czasu”, Torun - 2015. P. 142-144. (Polish).

2013              

Y. Shumska Contemporary art of the young Ukrainian and Polish artists / Yaryna 

Shumska // Announcer LNAM. #24. Lviv – 2013. P. 198- 208 (Ukrainian).    

Y. Shumska Performance as a tradition of the past and the present / Yaryna Shumska //

Ethnology notebooks. #1/2013. Lviv –  2013. P. 161–166. (Ukrainian).     

Y. Shumska Global development of communications in our century / Yaryna Shumska // 

Report for the 9th International Scientific and Practical Internet Conference “Society.

Science. Culture." Kyiv – 2013. P. 9–11. (Ukrainian).     

2012              

Y. Shumska Connection of the past and the present in performance art / Yaryna Shumska 

// Bulletin LNAM. Number 23. Lviv – 2012. P. 79 – 87. (Ukrainian).    
Y. Shumska Performance means thinking / Yaryna Shumska // Announcer (ХдАДМ). #5, 

Kharkiv – 2012. P. 102 – 104.


Conferences:
2020             

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine” in the framework of the international meeting "Heart’s 

Home". Slavske, Ukraine. August 19. 

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine” at the chair of Culturology, UCU, Lviv. May 11 (online).

2019             

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine”. Urban Library, Lviv. December 21.

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine: from the first breath to the present day”. Performance Art                           Festival. ZPAP (Zwiazek polskich artystow plastykow) Union of Polish artists, with support of the                               I-Portunus programme. Torun, Poland. November 30

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine: from the first breath to the present day”. PAErsche, with                              support of the I-Portunus programme. Cologne, Germany. November 24 

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine: from the first breath to the present day” in the framework                           of the event “Rencontre  d'Art Performance #5” with support of the I-Portunus programme.

Loupian, France, November 16.

2018             

Lecture “Performance art in Ukraine: 1998-2018”. Rencontre internationale d’art

performance de Québec (RiAP). Editions Interventions. Le Lieu. Quebec, Canada. November 3 (online).

2017             

Lecture "My Experience with Performance Art” at the Faculty of Arts for Students of the 

Department of New Media of Copernicus University in Torun (Poland) within the framework of the                              International Student Plein Air "Giartino", May 19 

2016             

Lecture "Performance in Ukraine" at the Faculty of Arts for students of the Academy of Arts 

in Tel Aviv (Israel) as part of the International Performance Festival "ZAZ", December 5.

2015             

Scientific seminar "Installation and performance in the art of the late XX— early 

XXI century: Ukrainian and Polish experiments — creative collaboration and mutual influences".                         Lviv, National Academy of Arts. Lviv, December 23. 

International conference "The value of performance" in the framework of the IX festival

Time Circle. Report on the topic: "My experience with performance". Toruń (Poland),

November 30. (Konferencja Znaczenia Performance" w ramach IX festiwalu "Koło czasu".

"Moje doświadczenia z performance".  Toruń, Polska. 30 listopada 2015).

 Lecture "Performance as a form of contemporary art" in the framework of the regional art and                              training camp of the organization Plast "Metamorphosis" in the First Lviv Media Library. Lviv, August 5. 

A series of practical classes as part of a seminar on performance with children of Zhovkva                                      Secondary School at the “Zhovkva Castle” Museum, timed to the World Children's Day.  Zhovkva, June 1. 

A series of practical classes as part of a performance seminar at the Studio of Contemporary Art                           SAM. Lviv, May 21 and 25.

Scientific seminar "Installation and performance in the art of the late XX— early 

XXI century: Ukrainian and Polish experiments — creative collaboration and mutual influences".                         Lviv National Academy of Arts. Lviv, May 19. 

Seminar on performance and installation "We are surrounded by space" for children of secondary                          school in Dolne Miasto district, Gdańsk, Poland, April 22-28.

2014             

A scientific-practical conference of young scientists (with international participation):

The realities of the new culture of the open city. Report on the topic: "Contemporary art

as the way of communication in the urban space of Lviv". Yekaterinburg (Russia), November 21. 

Lecture "Performance Art in Ukraine" at the Faculty of Arts for the first and second year students

at the Chiang Mai University (Thailand) as part of the International Performance Festival

"Asiatopia", November 11. 

Lecture "Fundamentals of perspective, linear and inverse perspective". Lviv National Academy of                          Arts. Lviv, October 12. Lecturer. 

International scientific-practical conference "Traditional culture in the context of globalization:

folk music and decorative arts in the world of civilization". Report on the topic: "The view

of the eyewitness - “Crossart” project at the Primus gallery in Lviv". Kharkiv, August 22-23. 

A series of practical classes as part of a performance seminar with children of the Toruń                                          Secondary School as part of the personal exhibition of Y. Shumska "On Earth". Torun (Poland), June 22. 

A scientific-theoretical conference "Spiritual-mobilizing function of art: history and modern                                        challenges". Report on the topic: "Lviv space in performance art: features of history

and modernity". LNAM, Lviv, May 15.

I nnovation potential of Ukrainian Science in the XXI century. The 25th International Scientific                                    Conference. Report: "Contemporary Art as potential of cultural development in

the XXI century." Zaporizhia, Ukraine. March, 3-7.
Man - Culture - Arts - Creative personality. 6th International Internet conference. Report:        

"Performance art in the context of XXI century”. Lugansk. Ukraine. February, 5-6.

2013              

Art and Epoch: cultural, historical, ideological and practical aspects. Scientific-theoretical  

conference. Report: "Specificity of contemporary art: a young generation of Ukrainian and

Polish artists". LNAM. Lviv, Ukraine. May, 22.
Culture. Art. Education. Problems, prospects of development. A scientific and practical conference                             dedicated to the 1150-year anniversary of the city of Smolensk. Report: “Performance in the                                 XXI century: basic problems of the observation process”. Smolensk, Russia. February, 8.
Society. Science. Culture. 9th International Scientific and Practical Internet Conference. 

Report: "Global development of communications in our century”. January, 24 – 26.

2012              

The problem of tradition in Ukrainian culture." National Scientific Conference for cadets,  

students and young scientists. Report: "Ukrainian Contemporary Art: research and continuing of                     the traditions". Kharkiv, Ukraine. October, 31.
Erdeli’s readings. International Scientific and Practical Conference. Report: "Performance as a                             tradition of the past and the present". Uzhgorod. Ukraine. May, 14-16.

Identity in the works: "Me", the Past and the Present. Research and Theoretical Student Art                                          Conference. Report: "Performance in the context of the past and the present". Lviv, Ukraine. April, 20.

2011              

Ukrainian art and the global art space: interpenetration of ideas". Student Research  

Conference. Report: "Dripping in Jackson Pollock’s works". Lviv, Ukraine.  May, 19.   

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Languages: 

Ukrainian (native), English (B2), French (B2), Italian (A2), Spanish (B2 – C1), Polish (C1), Russian (C1).