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Maria Petrenko, Ukraine

2018 Sony World Photography Awards - 3rd Place, Discovery, Professional Competition


Born and live in Kyiv, Maria Petrenko studied sociology and philosophy.She has been working for 10 years in the fields of marketing, advertising and TV. Maria studied Documentary Photography at the School of Visual Communication and took part in the Swedish-Ukrainian program «Other voices, other rooms» (by PhotoCULT Centre of Photography and Swedish institute) and in the cultural residence «Points of approaching» in Kharkiv (by CSM / Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art). She participated in Odessa-Batumi photo days  and had her work exhibited New Wave art festival in Lviv, More-Gol festival in Kyiv, #showmeyourufo project in Krakow, CANactions festival in Kyiv, Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition in London, exhibition 'Family of No Man' in Arles, exhibition 'I am SINoptic' in Kyiv (AkT gallery).


Maria Petrenko is a finalist (3rd Place, Professional competition, Discovery) of the Sony Photography Awards 2018 as well as a member of the Ukrainian Women Photographers Organization. Her work has been published in F-stop magazine, Humble Arts Foundation group show, Ukraїner, Der Greif Guest Room and Bird in Flight. 


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