© 2013 Arthur Bondar





Awards:

2016 - Allard Prize Photography Competition (Vancouver, Canada)
2016 - Nomination for the Prix Pictet Award
2016 - Nomination for the Foam Paul Huf Award
2015 - Winner "PDN Photo Annual", book "Barricade" (New York, USA)
2014 - Participant of VII Mentor Program
2013 - UART Grant, finalist (Ukraine/France)
2013 - The Young Photography competition, winner (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
2013 - Finalist “The Pure Souls” Palm Spring Photo festival (Palm Springs, USA)
2013 - Best Photographer of the Year in Ukraine,
1st prize - Documentary Photostory of the Year;
1st prize - Portrait Photostory of the Year;
3rd prize - Documentary Photostory of the Year;
2013 - Documentary Project Fund, winner (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
2012 - Forward Thinking Museum, finalist of 4th quarter (New York, USA)
2012 - The Young Photography competition, winner (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
2012 - Magnum Foundation Human Rights Scholarship, winner (New York, USA)
2012 - Finalist “The Pure Souls”, Cortona on the Move Photo festival (Milan, Italy)
2012 - Finalist “Shadows of Wormwood”, “Signatures of War”, Palm Spring Photo festival (Palm Springs, USA)
2011 - Vilnius Photo Circle, Short list (Vilnius, Lithuania)
2011 - National Geographic Grand (EAW) (Jeffersonville, NY, USA)
2010 - Magnum Expression Awards, Short list
2010 - Pikto International Competition, 1st Prize (Toronto, Canada)

Exhibitions:

2016 - Personal exhibition “Signatures of War”, KH gallery (Brest, Belarus)
2016 - Personal exhibition “Signatures of War”, Metenkov’s House museum of photography (Yekaterinburg, Russia)
2015 - Personal exhibition “Signatures of War”, Literary Museum of Petrus Brovka (Minsk, Belarus)
2015 - Personal exhibition “Where my childhood died”, Chobi Mela VIII festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
2014 - Group exhibition “Euromaidan: The True Story”, Checkpoint Charlie Museum (Berlin, Germany)
2014 - Personal exhibition “From the Varangians to the Greeks”, 10B Gallery (Rome, Italy)
2013 - Personal exhibition “From the Varangians to the Greeks”, The Art Barn (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)
2013 - Exhibition “Signatures of War”, Ukrainian cultural center (Paris, France)
2013 - Personal exhibition “From the Varangians to the Greeks”, Art-Prichal gallery (Kiev, Ukraine)
2013 - Exhibition “Mother Motherland”, The Young Photography competition, Center for Art and Music Library, (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
2013 - Exhibition “Ward Number Laughter”, MMOMA (Moscow, Russia)
2013 - Exhibition “Europe without borders”, parliament of Poland (Warsaw, Poland)
2013 - Exhibition “Where my childhood died” Lavra Art Gallery (Kiev, Ukraine)
2013 - Exhibition “Soullines” National Chernihiv Art Museum (Сhernihiv, Ukraine)
2013 - Group Exhibition “Best Photographer of Year”, M17 Contemporary Art Center (Kiev, Ukraine)
2013 - Installation “Forest means cheaper”, Pinchuk Art Center, project Alexey Salmanov, photography Arthur Bondar (Kiev, Ukraine)
2012 - Exhibition “Where my childhood died”, The Young Photography competition, Center for Art and Music Library, (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
2012 - Personal exhibition “Europe without borders”, European Parliament (Brussels, Belgium)
2012 - Personal exhibition “Europe without borders” (Kiev, Ukraine)
2012 - Personal exhibition “The Holy War”, Browse Photo festival (Berlin, Germany)
2012 - Group exhibition “Other World” (Leeds, UK)
2010 - Personal Exhibition "Signatures of War" (Toronto, Canada)

Screenings:

2016 - Screening “From the Varangians to the Greeks”, Athens Photo Festival (Athens, Greece)
2015 - Screening “Vanishing Island”, Tbilisi Photo Festival (Tbilisi, Georgia)
2014 - Screening “Soullines”, Center of Photography Lumiere Brothers (Moscow, Russia)
2014 - Screening “Shadows of Wormwood” Lumix festival for young photojournalism (Hannover, Germany)
2014 - Screening “From the Varangians to the Greeks” Palm Spring Photo festival (Palm Springs, USA)
2013 - Screening “Soullines”, Center of Documentary Photography “Photodoc” (Moscow, Russia)
2013 - Screening “The Holy War”, the 9th Angkor Photo Festival (Cambodia)
2013 - Screening “Soullines” Obscura Fotofestival, (Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia)
2013 - Screening “Shadows of Wormwood” and “Soullines”, Tbilisi Photo Festival, (Tbilisi, Georgia)
2012 - Screening “Signatures of War”, Arles Photo festival (Arles, France)
2012 - Screening “Shadows of Wormwood”, “Signatures of War”, Palm Spring Photo festival (Palm Springs, USA)
2011 - Screening "Shadows of Wormwood", Bursa Photo festival, (Bursa, Turkey)

Education:

2012 - Jose Bautista master-class “Audiovisual possibilities of photo projects” (Moscow, Russia)
2012 - New York University, Tisch School of Art, Documentary photography and Human
Rights (New York, USA)
2011 - Eddie Adams Workshop Barnstorm XXIV (Jeffersonville, NY, USA)
2011 - NOOR-Nikon Masterclass of Documentary Photography. Stanley Greene,
Philip Blenkinsop, Pep Bonet (Bucharest, Romania).
2010 - Jason Eskinazi master-class "Killing the Buddha" (Kiev, Ukraine)
2009 - Donald Weber master-class "Photojournalism" (Kiev, Ukraine)
2009 - Sergey Maksimishin master-class "The way to success. Photo stories. Work
with news agencies" (Kiev, Ukraine)
2008 - Aleksandr Lapin master-class "Photography as ..." (Kiev, Ukraine)

Lecturer:

2016 - School of Photography “Fotografika” (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
2015 - Month of Photography (Minsk, Belarus)
2015 - Uglich Photofestival (Uglich, Russia)
2015 - Mirzoyan Library (Yerevan, Armenia)
2014 - School of Art and Design (Paducah, KY, USA)
2013 - Contemporary Art Space «Yarat» (Baku, Azerbaijan)
2013 - Lavra Art Gallery (Kiev, Ukraine)
2013 - National Chernihiv Art Museum (Сhernihiv, Ukraine)
2013 - School of Visual Arts «Vinzavod» (Moscow, Russia)
2011 - Department of Journalism Taras Shevchenko National University (Kiev, Ukraine)