Bogdan Gulyay

Bogdan Gulyay (b. 1980, Kyiv)—a Ukrainian photographer. Studied economics at the Chernihiv State University of Economics and Administration. Worked as a journalist for the local mass media for several years. Got interested in photography in 2010. Creates his projects mostly in analogue techniques (gelatin silver print, lith-print, hand-colouring). In 2013 took the second place in the Golden Camera contest, established by the Kyiv School of Photography. In 2021 was awarded with the “Reader’s Choice” award of the Bird in Flight contest for the V series. Member of the UPHA – Ukrainian Photographic Alternative group. Currently works and resides in Kyiv.

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Photo credit — Iryna Vasylenko.

Solo exhibitions:

2012 — “Bare Nature”, Chernihiv Regional Art Museum after fter Hryhorii Galagan, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2012 — “Рефлексії провінційного фотографа / Reflections of The Provincial Photographer”, Chernihiv Contemporary Art Museum “Plast-Art”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2013 — “Палеоконтакти / Paleocontacts” (with Olha Abroniuk), Chernihiv Contemporary Art Museum “Plast-Art”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2013 — “Щоденник / Diary”, Gallery on Institutska, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 — “My Sexy Chernihiv” (with Olha Abroniuk), Vasilkivskyi Municipal gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

2014 — “Кікбоксинг / Kickboxing”, as a part of Zelena Scena festival, Chernihiv Regional Art Museum after fter Hryhorii Galagan, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2015 — “Kickboxing”, as a part of GogolFest, Kyiv, Ukraine

2017 — “The morning dew”, Chernihiv Contemporary Art Museum “Plast-Art”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2019 — “Scratchy days”, Vasilkivskyi Municipal gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

 

Group exhibitions:

2009 — “Перехрестя / Crossroads”, Chernihiv Contemporary Art Museum “Plast-Art”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2010 — “Два взгляда на украинскую фотографию / Two Views on Ukrainian Photography”, Ra gallery, Київ, Ukraine (curators—Misha Pedan, Vadym Kozlovskyi)

2010 — “Чернигов Фото Фест / Chernihiv Photo Fest”, Chernihiv Contemporary Art Museum “Plast-Art”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2010 — “Територія Мистецького Андеграунду / Territory of Art Undeground”, Chernihiv Contemporary Art Museum “Plast-Art”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2011 — “Чернигов Фото Фест / Chernihiv Photo Fest”, Chernihiv, Ukraine

2012 — “Фотовіза-2012 / Photovisa-2012”, Krasnodar, Russia

2012 — First International Arts Festival, Odesa, Ukraine

2013 — show of the shortlist of “Фотоманія-2013 / Photomania-2013” contest, Kaliningrad, Russia

2013 — show of the shortlist of “Золота камера-2012 / Golden Camera” contest, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013 — First Sevastolop Inernational Festival, Sevastopol, Ukraine

2014 — Eleven Gallery, Rennes, France

2015 — show of the shortlist of Spine Photobook fest, Stockholm, Sweden

2019 — “UPHA Made in Ukraine”, AKT art space, Kyiv, Ukraine (curators — Victoria Bavykina, Maksim Horbatskiy, Yarolsav Solop, consultant — Misha Pedan, art director — Misha Buksha) 

2019 — “UPHA in da office”, StarLightMedia office, Kyiv, Ukraine (curators — Victoria Bavykina, Maksim Horbatskiy, Yarolsav Solop, Misha Buksha)

2019 — “Love, Lust & Fury”, Klaipeda CCC, Klaipeda, Lithuania (curator—Darius Vaichekauskas, co-curator—Halyna Hleba)

Bare Nature. Lisbon: The Unknown Books, 2015.

Gulyay, Bogdan.The Rite / My Sexy Chernihiv. Palermo: 89books, 2021.

“Interview #328: Bogdan Gulyay”. Nope Fun, February 24, 2013. https://nopefun.com/post/43864355370/interview-328-bogdan-gulyay.

“Interview with Outdoor Nude photographer Bogdan Gulyay”. MonoVisions Black & White Photography Magazine, November 9, 2015. https://monovisions.com/bogdan-gulyay-interview-with-bw-outdoor-nude-photographer/.

My Sexy Chernihiv. Lisbon: The Unknown Books, 2015.

Provinicial Lide. Issue 1. Self-published, 2017.

Scratchy days. Kyiv: RedZet, 2019.

The Morning Dew. Self-published, 2017.

Ukrainian Erotic Photography. Kyiv: Основи, 2017

UPHA Made in Ukraine. Kyiv: BOOKSHA Publishing, 2021.

Witty, no. 04 (2015).

Baryshneva, Varvara. “Портфолио: Богдан Гуляй”. Bird in Flight, August 17, 2015. https://birdinflight.com/ru/vdohnovenie/critika/portfolio-bogdana-gulyaya.html.

“Вранішня краса у стилі Ню”. Телеканал Новий Chernihiv, April 3, 2017. https://newsvideo.su/video/6326503.

Goldstein, Liola. “Одиночество в кадре: Фотография как способ пережить отчуждение”. Bird in Flight, June 26, 2020. https://birdinflight.com/ru/vdohnovenie/fotoproect/20200626-shramy-dnei-hooliai.html.

Edemskaya, Verka. “Богдан Гуляй: ‘Успех – это когда ты понял, кто ты и зачем’”. GOROD.cn.ua, January 24, 2012. https://www.gorod.cn.ua/news_32288.html.

“Мій сексуальний Чернігів та Обряд Богдана Гуляя”. Untitled, November 5, 2021. https://www.untitled.in.ua/post/my-sexy-chernihiv-bogdan-gulyay.

“Палеоконтакты”. Чернигов — мой город родной!, November 20, 2013. https://lavrentievich.blogspot.com/2013/11/blog-post_20.html.

Semenik, Oksana. “Франкенштейн, или «тело» в современной украинской фотографии”. YourArt, January 20, 2020. https://supportyourart.com/columns/frankenstein-photo.

“ ‘Щоденник’. Богдан Гуляй”. Foto.ua, February 15, 2013. http://journal.foto.ua/art-proekt/shhodennik-bogdan-gulyaj.html.

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