Artur Bondar

1983 - born in the metallurgical city of Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine.
In 2000 he graduated from school and entered the Kyiv National Linguistic University.
2004 - received a bachelor's degree in English philology and changed almost 20 jobs before that.

Awards:
2020 - Finalist, Kassel Dummy Award 2020, book "Daisy Rivers" (Kassel, Germany)
2020 - Winner, AIGA's 50 Books | 50 Covers competition 2019, book "The Verge" (New York, USA)
2019 - Silver Award, Deutscher Fotobuchpreis 2019/20, book "Berlin May 1945" (Stuttgart, Germany)
2019 - Winner, The Society of Typographic Arts (STA), book "The Verge" (Chicago, USA)
2019 - Special prize "Original and contemporary book design", book "The Verge" (Moscow, Russia)
2018 - Winner, The Society of Typographic Arts (STA), book "V.1945" (Chicago, USA)
2018 - Silver Award, European Design Awards, book "V.1945" (Oslo, Norway)
2016 - Allard Prize Photography Competition, winner (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:
2020 - Group exhibition "Neue Zeit? 75 Jahre Kriegsende", Willy-Brandt-Haus (Berlin, Germany)
2020 - Photobook exhibition "Daisy Rivers", Fotobokfestival Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
2020 - Personal exhibition "Far superior to Photographs: American tintype", New Wing Art Space, The House of Gogol (Moscow, Russia)
2020 - Group exhibition "Human Dimension", House of writers, Peredelkino (Moscow, Russia)
2020 - Personal exhibition "Signatures of War", Museum of Contemporary Art (Minsk, Belarus)
2020 - Personal exhibition "Human Dimension", NOOR bar, (Moscow, Russia)
2020 - Personal exhibition "The Archive of stranger memories", New Wing Art Space, The House of Gogol (Moscow, Russia)
2019 - Group exhibition "I want to believe", Artservatory gallery / Vladivostok School of Contemporary Art (Khabarovsk, Russia)
2019 - Group exhibition "Red Utopia", ImageSingulires photo festival (Sete, France)
2019 - Personal exhibition "Valery Faminsky. Berlin. May 1945", Menzenberg Forum (Berlin, Germany)
2018 - Personal exhibition "Valery Faminsky. Berlin. May 1945", Bildband gallery (Berlin, Germany)
2017 - Personal exhibition "Valery Faminsky. Berlin 1945", Fotografika gallery (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)
2017 - Personal exhibition "I want to believe", Metenkov House Museum of Photography (Ekaterinburg, Russia)
2017 - Personal exhibition "Valery Faminsky. Berlin 1945", Bauman Garden public space (Moscow, Russia)
2017 - Personal exhibition "Valery Faminsky. May 1945, Berlin", Gallery of Classical Photography (Moscow, Russia)
2016 - Personal exhibition "Signatures of War", KH gallery (Brest, Belarus)
2016 - Personal exhibition "Signatures of War", Metenkov 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 (–°hernihiv, 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)