Igor Chekachkov
Photographer

Igor Chekachkov was born in 1989 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Started as a photojournalist in 2008, Igor Chakachkov covered a wide range of cultural, mass and sports events. The path through photographic fields, weaving through years of work and searching, led the author to the field of art photography which he still explores these days. The boundaries between public and intimate spaces are the main focus for the author today.

His work has been published in Forbes, National Geographic, The Guardian, UK, Le Monde, France, Wirtschafts Wochesince, Germany, Forbes, Ukraine, and others. He also continues to exhibit his prints internationally in both solo and group exhibitions, including work in the La Quatrième Image, Paris, 2014, Galerie Claude Samuel, Paris, 2015, Ukrainian Museum, New York, 2015, Ukrainian Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2015, Odessa // Batumi Festival, 2017, and many others.

Member of UPHA Ukrainian Photographic Alternative and UAPF Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers group, National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine.

Igor Chekachkov
Photographer

Igor Chekachkov was born in 1989 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Started as a photojournalist in 2008, Igor Chakachkov covered a wide range of cultural, mass and sports events. The path through photographic fields, weaving through years of work and searching, led the author to the field of art photography which he still explores these days. The boundaries between public and intimate spaces are the main focus for the author today.

His work has been published in Forbes, National Geographic, The Guardian, UK, Le Monde, France, Wirtschafts Wochesince, Germany, Forbes, Ukraine, and others. He also continues to exhibit his prints internationally in both solo and group exhibitions, including work in the La Quatrième Image, Paris, 2014, Galerie Claude Samuel, Paris, 2015, Ukrainian Museum, New York, 2015, Ukrainian Cultural Center, Los Angeles, 2015, Odessa // Batumi Festival, 2017, and many others.

Member of UPHA Ukrainian Photographic Alternative and UAPF Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers group, National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine.

  • June Clark: Witness
    May 3 – Aug 11, 2024
    The Power Plant
    Toronto, Canada
    June Clark: Witness is the first survey in Canada of the Toronto-based artist June Clark, who, since the late 1960s, has developed a unique and groundbreaking practice spanning photo-based work, text, collage, installation, and sculptural assemblages. Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. (more…)
  • Georg Kussmann: FRG
    Publication
    MACK
    International
    The German dramatist Heiner Müller observed that German history lies as if smothered by a rheumatism blanket: beneath there is warmth and stagnation, just enough to give the impression all is well, while the peripheries are freezing. Georg Kussmann’s photographs in FRG were created under this metaphoric blanket. Made in the Federal Republic of Germany over a single summer, they depict everyday scenes of life, work, and leisure (more…)
  • Atiéna R. Kilfa: Special Effect
    May 4 – Sep 8, 2024
    Den Frie
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    With Special Effect, Atiéna R. Kilfa presents a new body of works consisting of a short film and two large scale pencil drawings. In continuation of Kilfa’s investigation and restructuring of cinematic archetypes, Special Effect homes in on the nondescript figure of a man sitting at a desk. Shot in black and white, the film eerily evokes a timelessness of the figure by bringing it in resonance with pictorial genres reminiscent of various eras from German Expressionist cinema to the golden age of Hollywood film noir, fast forward to its 4K quality of today. (more…)
  • Illuminations Grant
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    QUEER | ART
    International
    The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists sheds light on the under-recognized contributions of Black trans women visual artists and provides critical support to their continuing work. The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is an annual $10,000 grant awarded to provide critical support to Black trans women whose work has often been under-recognized in the visual art field. (more…)
  • Polly Braden: Leaving Ukraine
    Mar 15 – Sep 15, 2024
    Foundling Museum
    London, UK
    Polly Braden: Leaving Ukraine is an intimate portrait of women, forced to leave their homes following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. In this new series of work we see the extraordinary journeys undertaken by mothers, daughters, teenagers and babies in arms. Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, Polly Braden has used her camera to document the lives of women and children unexpectedly scattered across Europe. (more…)