Pavlo Kerestey


Born in 1962 in Uzhgorod. Graduated from Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Art. In the early 1990s, he lived in Kiev squat “Paris Commune”. Since 1994 he has been working together with the German artist Suzanne Clausen. In 2002 they created in Munich Szuper Gallery, which led up to 2006. Works with painting, video, installation, performance, writes theoretical texts and curate other projects. Lives and works in Munich and London.

Selected exhibitions:

  • “NEZALEZHNIndependent 1991-2011” (2011), “Art Arsenal”, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • “Ukrainian New Wave” (2009), National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine;
  • «Work, Arbeit, Labour” (2007), Artists Studio, Knightsbridge, London, United Kingdom;
  • «Nightshifts» (2006), The Western Front, Vancouver, Canada;
  • Performance Biennial (2006), Vancouver, Canada

Selected collections:

  • Guelman Gallery (Moscow);
  • M’ARS Gallery (Moscow);
  • Private collections in Ukraine, Europe, USA