Svitlychnyi is a participant of several Ukrainian and international group and personal exhibition projects; he was nominated for Pinchuk Art Centre Prize four times; he was also represented in the Ukrainian pavilion at the Venetian Biennale in 2017. Today Ivan works mainly with audio sculpture and 3D-sound techniques. He experiments with programming, science art and new media.
The Malevich Artist Award 2018 winner received €3000 reward from the Polish Institute, and, with the help of the Ukrainian Institute, the residence in the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw in 2019.
The interview with Ivan Svitlychnyi for KORYDOR
The Malevich Artist Award was founded in 2008 by the initiative of the Polish Institute in Kyiv and is presented every two years. In cooperation with Ukrainian and Polish partners, it honors Kazimir Malevich, the famous artist, whose works were inspired by Polish, Ukrainian and Russian cultures.