Artwork information

21x22 cm
Additional notes
Dates according to the conversation from June 19, 2020
Catalog number

On the verso side: inscription “Борис____ 80й”

About the artist


Boris Redko (born 1959, Kharkiv) – Kharkiv photographer. Became engaged in photography since 1981. Parallel to creative experiments worked as a photographer  at Meshchaninov Kharkiv City Clinical Emergency Hospital and at the Shevchenko theater. Closely communicated with Boris Mikhailov. Around 1985 became a member of the Contacts group (later renamed into Gosprom) together with Misha Pedan, Igor Manko, Volodymyr Starko, Konstantyn Melnyk, Leonid Pesin, Guennadi Maslov. Doesn’t limit his activity to photography, trying himself in graphic arts, literature and music as well.
Photo credit – Boris Mikhailov

1987 — “Ф-87” (F-87), Palace of Students of Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, Kharkiv, USSR

1996 —“Кафе ‘Дзен’ ”, Up/Down gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

2018 —“Времени нет”, Kharkiv municipal art gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine

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“Boris Redko”. VASA Journal on Images and Culture.

5.6. Журнал о фотографии, no. 7 (2012).

Хлестова, Светлана [Khlestova, Svetlana]. “Человек-оркестр вне времени и пространства: любопытная выставка в Харькове”. Вечерний Харьков, 2017.


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