Artem Korenuk

Artem Korenuk

Saratov, Russia

About Artem Korenuk

Artem Korenuk was born in Saratov (The Russian Federation) in 1979. He graduated Saratov State University (SSU) with a degree in physics in 2001. Artem has been taken photographs in such genres as abstract photography, minimalism, mobilography since 1995. He experiments with ideas of interactions and combinations between different kinds of objects, meanings, sences, matters, elements. His favorite techniques are long exposure while photographing dynamics of objects and moving the camera to create expressive whimsical abstract forms and color transitions. For the first influencing and inspiring authors, he particullary distinguishes Martin Parr, Georgui Pinkhassov, William Egglston.

Besides art photography Artem has been working as a photojournalist and a cameraman for the media at both local and federal agencies since 2003.
Artem has participanted in more than 10 exhibitions. Most noticable are “Explorations through photography”, solo project in art space “Kofe i shokolad” (Saratov, Russia, 2013); “The “A” Children” , solo exhibition curated by “Ocean” fund in art space “Atrium” (Saratov, Russia, 2013); “M2”, group project initiated by Creative Union of Artists of Russia (displayed in Saratov, Moscow, Kazan during 2015-2016); “Against stream”, by Creative Union of Artists of Russia (Moscow – Saratov – Tolliaitti, 2016); “Open space” (Saratov, 2013)

In 2014 Mr. Korenuk was honored with the Grand-prix of 1st Contemporary Art Festival of Volga area for “The Cage” photograph from series called “Exploration through photography”. He has been a Member of Creative Unite of Artists of Russia since 2015. His artworks belong to private collections of photography in Russia, The USA, India, Bulgaria.

Artem currently lives and works in Saratov (Russia).

According to Creativepaper.com The art of Artem Korenuk transmits a sense of joy and wonder at the experience of beauty, seeking out its essence in material objects. Ranging across photographic genres, he uses varied styles in order to discover people and places. His works are a starting point for an experience which is completed in the imagination of the viewer.

Education

Saratov State University, 2001

Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions

2013
Artem Korenuk, Research through photography, Saratov, Russia
Artem Korenuk, A-letter children, Saratov, Russia

Group exhibitions

2016
Back home from heaven, IFA (Russia) Saratov branch, Saratov, Russia
Against the stream/Red gate – 2016, IFA (Russia); Saratov; Ufa, Kazan, Moscow, Tolliatti; Russia
M2, IFA Saratov branch, Kazan, Russia
Life of objects, PhotoPodium.com, Moscow, Russia

2015
M2, IFA(Russia) Saratov branch; Saratov, Moscow; Russia

2014
Volga's region contemporary art festival, Department of Culture, Saratov, Russia

2013
Uniform space – 13, IFA(Russia) Saratov branch, Saratov, Russia
115th anniversary of Saratov photographic society, RUAP, Saratov, Russia

2009
Luxury pleasure, Alexander Drozdin, Saratov, Russia

Curatorial projects

2015
Album of pocket impressions, Artem Korenuk, Saratov, Russia