Artist CV
Mariya Ustymenko
Visual Artist. Photographer. Freelance Arts Administrator.

e. timeframearts (at)
m. 07765764555

Academic Qualifications
2008 – 2013
PhD in Literature, University of Essex, writing on poetry and extratextuality in print book publishing
2002 – 2003
Master's degree in Philology, Institute of Philology of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University
1998 – 2002
Bachelor's degree in Philology, Institute of Philology of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

Project Fear of Disappearance , supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England (September 2014 - December 2015)
Fulbright Scholar, Amherst College, MA, USA (September 2006 - February 2007)

Exhibitions, Screenings, Book Fairs
BABE 2017: Bristol Artists' Book Event at Arnolfini, with bookRoom, UK
ROAD by Preto Collective, Fábrica do Braço de Prata, Lisbon, PT
Small Publishers' Fair, Conway Hall, with bookRoom, London, UK
Athens Photo Festival, The Photobook Exhibition, Benaki Museum, Athens, GR
Press and Release, Stories about Stories, Phoenix Brighton, UK
AnalogueNOW! Festival for Analogue Photography, Siegfriedstraße 49-60, Berlin, DE
Arts Libris, with bookRoom, l’Arts Santa Mònica – Centre de la Creativitat, Barcelona, ES
What is Done Cannot Be Undone, Warrior Collective Residency, OVADA, Oxford, UK
19th International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair, The Tetley, with bookRoom, Leeds, UK
Small Publishers' Fair, Conway Hall, with bookRoom, London, UK
Counter2015, Plymouth Art Book Fair, with Antler Press, Plymouth, UK
PhotobookWeekend, The Old Truman Brewery, Photomonth East London, UK
Shoot LDN, The Old Truman Brewery, Photomonth East London, UK
Making Space, WALPH Collective Exhibition, The Gallery at the Library in Willesden Green, London, UK
Close Up III: Fear of Failure, Old Girls' Club pop up show, J+A Cafe, London, UK
Unveil'd Photographic Festival 2015, The Hall, Exeter, UK
London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery, with bookRoom Press, London, UK
Zines of the World, Zine Exhibition, Doomed Gallery Dalston, London, UK
Off the shelf, Artist Book Exhibition, /i’klectik/ Art Lab, London, UK
Offprint London, Tate Modern, with AKINA Factory, London, UK
DIY Cultures, Indie Publishers' Fair, Rich Mix, London, UK
Alternative Takeover 2015, Indie Publishers' Fair, 47/49 Tanner Street, London, UK
Chat/1, Group Exhibition, I'm Not Done Projects, The Rose Lipman Building, London, UK
State of Origin, Group Exhibition, Unit24 Gallery, London, UK
More Than One Point in Space, Group Exhibition, TriSpace Gallery, London, UK
Night Contact Open Submission finalist, Brighton Photobiennial, selection by judge Thurston Moore, selection by judge Anne Bourgeois-Vignon, 18 Oct 2014, Jubilee Square, Brighton, UK
Empty Stretch Perfect Wasn't Bad 2 Print Sale, 867 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Find Rangers Issue 3 Release and Photo Exhibition, 838 Gallery, San Francisco, USA
WLAC - West London Arts Collective Exhibition at W3 Gallery, London, UK
Eccentric, Group Exhibition, The Regent - Islington, London, UK
Artefacts North London Darkroom Print Show, The Rag Factory, London, UK
Holiday Pop Up Affordable Show, The Brick Lane Gallery, London, UK
FotumArt 2012 Group Exhibition, Finalists of the International Festival of Art Photography, Voronej, RU
Brighton ArtsFORUM 2.0 Group Exhibition, Brighton Media Centre Gallery, UK
Motion and Silence Solo Exhibition, Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex, UK
Contr-Addiction: The Silent Art of Observing Outside 11: Artist as an Outsider, Commissioned site-specific installation, Cuckoo Farm Studios, Essex, UK
Finding Lost Time at Bank Street Arts, Group Exhibition, Sheffield, UK
Dialogue in Motion Video Art Installation at the First International Lomography Festival in Kiev, UA
1956 and ever after Solo Exhibition, Digby Gallery Mercury Theatre, Colchester, UK
Finding Lost Time at Edge Hill University, Group Exhibition, UK
Finding Lost Time Multimedia Slide Slam at the Format International Photography Festival, Derby, UK
Finding Lost Time at Botanic Gardens Museum, Group Exhibition, Southport, UK
Potential Group Exhibition, Colchester Slack Space, Colchester, UK
Finding Lost Time Multimedia Show at Can Baste Centre, Barcelona, ES
FP1 Group Exhibition, Slack Space Colchester, UK

Performance Work
The Escape Artist, with Che Kevlin (co-director, performer) The Basement Brighton. The Junction Cambridge.
Projection of Circumstance, with Che Kevlin (co-director) Colchester Arts Centre.

Recent Features
Kiosk of Democracy online
Art Narratives online
phosmag online
Cracking Twigs (print) order
Whattaroll Magazine Issue 3 Motion (cover) online
Optiko Zine Blog online
Square Space Magazine Issue 7 online
Private by Our Private Garden Publications (print) order
Find Rangers Camera Club No.3 : Smoke and Mirrors (print) order
Self Publish, Be Happy Book Du Jour (Kievbound) online
I Think We Are Alone Now 03 (print)
Witty Kiwi Issue 2 (print) order
PH Magazine 39 online
Thistle Magazine (Winter Issue 2013) online
Grain (print)
Petty Thieves Three (print; sold out)
V-E-L-L-U-M online
Shooting Film Flickr Samplr Number 23: Night Photographs online
CZE Magazine Plant Issue online
SEITIES Summer 2013 Issue Feminin (print)
Foto&Video Russia (Issue 8; August 2013) (print)
le negatif magazine online
CZE Magazine Blurry Issue online
The Photocopy Club online
Adventitious Vol. 01 (print)
Prism Photo Magazine #11 online
Push Collective online
Darwin Magazine online
Analog Advocates online
Rooms Magazine 10 (print)
Rooms Magazine: art uncovered Artist Feature online
SHOTS Magazine (25th Anniversary Issue) (print)
White Coffee Magazine online
"mačo pikču" zine issue 01 (print)
Square Magazine SP03 online
F-Stop Magazine (Issue #51; 52) online
Foto&Video (Issue 4; April 2013) online
Elbow Room Vol. 1 (print)
See. 7 Magazine Editorial online
See. 7 Magazine Behind the Scenes online
Actual Colors May Vary online
62nd Floor Art-Zine #5 online
One Giant Arm online
180 online online
Lenscratch online
The World Through Green Eyes Flower Issue online
The World Through Green Eyes Lomography Issue online
Quick Brown Fox online
Feature Shoot online
Imagine That online
The Shot Magazine Ireland (Issue 7) online
Finding Lost Time (book)
Outside 11: Artist as Outsider (book)

Solo Publications
Fear of Disappearance (self-published, 2015)
Kievbound (Antler Press, 2013) sold out
Motion and Silence (self-published, 2012) unavailable

Group Publications
Road by Preto Collective (self-published, 2016)
I Think We Are Adventitious (co-editor, self-published by I Think We Are Alone, 2014)
Adventitious (co-editor, self-published, 2013) sold out

Who Needs Another Photo Blog (Fear of Disappearance) read
Empty Stretch (Fear of Disappearance) read
Tonelit (Kievbound) read
Brown Owl Bookshelf: Our Favourite Photobooks of 2013 read
SOURCE: The Photographic Review Autumn 2013 Issue 76 (Kievbound) p.78-79.
Empty Stretch (Kievbound) read
The Rain Will Remain: Sunday Zine Review 90 (Kievbound) read
DH (Kievbound) read
The Rain Will Remain: Sunday Zine Review 82 (Adventitious) read

By Scarlett O'Flaherty read
The Old Girls' Club read
POSI+TIVE Magazine read
Not Even Sepia read
We Are Drifters (Kievbound) read
We Are Drifters (Adventitious) read
Nope Fun read

Talks and Presentations
10.07.2017 (upcoming)
Photo Scratch (Concrete Poetry in collaboration with Che Kevlin), Hotel Elephant Gallery, London, UK
Lenses of Croydon, The Croydon Photography Forum - International Women's Day Edition, West Croydon, UK
Sussex Book Arts Collective, Project Overview Talk (Fear of Disappearance), Phoenix Brighton, UK
Q-Art Crit at Stanley Picker Gallery, Work-in-Progress Critical Discussion (Fear of Disappearance), London, UK
Sussex Book Arts Collective, Work-in-Progress Presentation (Fear of Disappearance), Phoenix Brighton, UK
Small Publishers' Fair Conway Hall (Fear of Disappearance Folio), London, UK
BPF14 and The ArtsForum Brighton Feedback Circle (Fear of Disappearance), Brighton, UK
Inovi and gallery Number 57, Mag-Net-Working Presentation (practice overview), London, UK
BPF2012 and The ArtsForum Brighton Feedback Circle (Adventitious), Brighton, UK
BPF2011 and Open '11 with The ArtsForum Brighton (Motion and Silence), Brighton, UK

Arts Administration
2014 - 2015
Fear of Disappearance, visual arts project, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Additional support provided by the Eaton Fund, the bookRoom, AKINA Factory.
Dressing for Breakfast, performance by Rachel Snider in collaboration with the costume and set designer Petra Storrs.
2013 – 2014
Nostalgia<<2012, solo performance by Che Kevlin, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Additional support provided by the European Cultural Foundation, Lakeside Theatre University of Essex, Colchester Arts Centre, VIZII Festival Ukraine, and Glej Theatre Ljubljana.

Exposure 37, all photography group show, Slack Space Colchester, UK review

Founding Member of W.A.L.PH. Collective (2015)