25 April – 15 June
screening at Lindenstr 35
daily, 8 – 10 pm

Maryna Makarenko

Maryna Makarenko

Maryna Makarenko was born 1990 in Ukraine.

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.


Maryna Makarenko's work spans a variety of formats, from films and video installations to solo and collective performances and workshops. In her work she addresses the phenomena of transient states: processes and identities that fall into the spaces of physical non-existence conceiving parallel etherealities and fictions.


2021   Meisterschüler*in, post-graduate program, Art and Media, Berlin University of the Arts

2020    Diploma in Art and Media, Berlin University of the Arts

2017    B.A. Visual Communication, Berlin University of the Arts

2011    B.A. Public Relations, Institute of Journalism, Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv




2021    Kunstmuseum Ulm, FUGE. Zwischen übermorgen und gestern, Ulm

2021    Raum on Demand, Alte Münze, Interlock, Berlin, DE

2020    Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF), UK

2020    Fffriedrich Gallery, Side by Side, Frankfurt am Main, DE

2020    Images Festival, In Activity, Toronto, CA

2020    Museum Kubus, Video Works, Bochum, DE

2020    Syker Vorwerk - Center for contemporary art, Fluidity, Bremen, DE

2020    Goethe-Institut Tel Aviv, Interconnected Chains, Tel Aviv, IL

2019    58th Venice Biennale, Ukrainian pavilion, curated by Open Group, performer, Venice, IT

2019    Macao, Saturnalia Festival, Milan, IT

2019    Kunstmuseum Bonn, Videonale.17, Bonn, DE

2018    Literaturhaus Berlin, Touching from a Distance, Berlin, DE

2018    Luststreifen Film Festival Basel, Basel, SW

2018    Martin-Gropius Bau, Welt Ohne Aussen, Existential Futurities, Berlin, DE

2018    Rama Em Flor Festival, Lisbon, PT

2017    Kunstquartier Bethanien, Kombi 5, Berlin, DE

2017    RIXC Art and Science Festival, Riga, LV

2017    Bideodromo Festival,  Bilbao, SP

2017    Augmented Cinema, Toronto, CA

2016    Trinity Square, Toronto, CA

2016    Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival, Copenhagen, DK

2016    Scotty Enterprises, Personal Performance vs. Selfie, Berlin, DE

2015    Kino Arsenal, Experimental Film and Media Art, Berlin, DE

2015    Power Plant Toronto, CA

2015    Vorspiel of Transmediale, Berlin, DE

2013    Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, CA

2013    Videoholica Festival, Refocus!, Varna, Bulgaria, BG



2021     Queerscope - Short film grant

2017-20 Deutschlandsstipendium

2020       Two Roots, Zentrum Gedankendach & Villa Leipzig

2018       Scholarship from Women´s Representatives of the Berlin University of the Arts

2017       DAAD Graduation Scholarship

Homepage: marynamakarenko.com