Born 1966 in Kyiv (Ukraine) in an artists’ family
Graduated from Kyiv School of Fine Arts (РХСШ – 7 years) and
Kyiv Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (НАОМА – 6 years) with a diploma in Monumental Art
Since 1991 lives and works between Paris and Kyiv
In her work Yana Bystrova studies the ambiguity of perception and interpretation through painting, photography, silkscreen and multimedia


2017  “Cultural Drift: Migration of Artistic Influence”  Frangulian gallery Paris
2014  “VUCA” (personal) Russkiy Mir gallery Paris
2013  “Intérieur – Extérieur” (personal) IGallery Paris
“Une pause le temps de contempler !” (personal) Russiy Mir gallery Paris
2012  Myth “Ukrainian Baroque” National Art Museum of Ukraine Kyiv
2010 “Born In The USSR Made In France” espace Blanc Manteaux Paris
2009 “Espace Nature” Blue Square gallery Paris
2008 “Close-Up From A Distance” (personal) Tryptich gallery Kyiv
2004  “Hype Gallery” Palais de Tokio Paris
2003  “Body Count” L’œil du Huit gallery Paris
1998  “Your Photo Here” (personal) Attache Gallery London
1993  “Exposition De Dessin” Fine Arts Academy Paris
1991  “Explosition” Avignon Festival Avignon
1990  “Erotisism” The Youth Palace Moscow
1990  “Young Artists From Kyiv” Kai Forsblom gallery Helsinki
1990  “Explosition” Avignon Festival Avignon
1989  “The Resolute Edge Of National Posteclecticism” Guelman gallery Moscow
1989  “Fourmanny Lane” Polish Modern Art Foundation Warsaw
1988  “Eidos” The Youth Palace Moscow
“The Dialogue Through Centuries” Polytechnic Institute Kyiv
1987  “Kyiv – Tallin” Polytechnic Institute Kyiv



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