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Vita was born in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine).

Graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk State University, moved to Leningrad (now St. Petersburg, Russia). 

Currently lives and works in Moscow and Amsterdam.



Vita Buivid, Untitled, 2014

Untitled, 2014

SOLO SHOWS:

2017

Fragments. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

Family portrait in an Interior. We-Fest, Urban culture centrum, Perm, Russia

2016

My Love Is Not a Wisp of Smoke. Moscow Museum of Modern Art

2014

For Cosiness. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

Team. Erarta museum, St. Petersburg

2013

Peonymania. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

Mad Dogs. AL gallery, St. Petersburg

 

Acts of a civil status. Karas gallery, Kiev

2012

Heat. Dnepropetrovsk State Art Museum, Ukraine

 

Nevsky Ave. Special project of the 16th International art fair Art Moscow

 

Past Painted. Museum-Residency “Art-Kommunalka Erofeev & others”, Kolomna, Russia

2011

Piccolo Amore. Karas gallery, Kiev

 

Corporate Dream. DS gallery, St. Petersburg

 

Workdays. Museum of the History of Photography, St. Petersburg

 

If you willing to swim - swim. RuArts gallery, Moscow

2010

Love me as I love you. Karas gallery, Kiev

 

Acts of a civil status. AL gallery, St. Petersburg

2009     

Dream book. Karas gallery, Kiev

     

Vita Aperte. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

Corporate Dream. Fine Art gallery, Moscow

2008    

How did I spend my summer. ARTStrelka projects gallery, Moscow

    

Methods for the ornament studies. DS gallery, St. Petersburg

2007

Photo-knitwear. “Fashion and style in Photography Biennale, Moscow Museum of Modern Art

 

Piccolo AmoreArtistico gallery, Moscow



2006    

Rapid eyes movement. Glaz gallery, Moscow

     

Familia. Freud Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Territory of love. Moscow Photo Biennale

 

Paris.Red. Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow

2005

The last call. Village life gallery, St. Petersburg

2003

Friday, the 13th. Fashion and style in Photography Biennale, Moscow

2002

Antifashion. White Space gallery, London

2001

8+3=10. James gallery, Moscow

 

Empire in things. Moscow Art Center

1998

Rutgers University. USA

1997

Men in a bathtube. Gallery 21, St. Petersburg

 

Love me as I love you. Werdermann Art gallery, Hamburg

1996

Vestals. New Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

 

Solo for contrabass. Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, St. Petersburg

1995

Goethe Institut, Moscow

1994

De Moor photo center, Amsterdam

 

Kunstsalon Dolberg, Berlin

 

Photo Medium Art gallery, Wroclaw, Poland

 

Megalomania. Contemporary Art Institute, St. Petersburg

1993

Ann Westin gallery, Stockholm

1991

Tallinn Art Museum, Estonia

 

Narva Art museum, Estonia

1990

House of Scientists, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:

2018

Women at Work: Subverting the Feminine in Post-Soviet Russia. White Space Gallery, London

 

Fructus Temporum.Hortus gallery, Moscow

 

Quiet VicesKrasnoyarsk Museum Center, Russia

2017

Personal StructuresEuropean Cultural Centre, Palazzo Bembo, Venice

 

Inner Manifest. GRAUND art centre, Moscow

 

Too Much as Not Enough. Shtager gallery, London

 

Quiet Voices. State Museum of the History of St Petersburg

 

Scary TaleGRAUND art centre, Moscow

2016

SfumatoArkaniya Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Co-author.Gogol’s House, Moscow /Urban culture centrumPerm, Russia

2015

Way Out. Monthly Payment project, Amsterdam

 

Influence: Contemporary Painting. ARTPLAY, Moscow

 

WAR/SHE. Kharkov, Ukraine

2014

Ukrainian complex. Museum of Modern Art, Odessa, Ukraine

 

Sub Rosa. State Darwin Museum, Moscow

 

Ukrainian Landscape. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev

 

Joseph Boys – my Boys. Museum of modern fine art. Rostov-on-Don, Russia

 

Monthly Payment project’s group shows in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vilnius, etc.

 

Famous people’s death. Fabrika Art Centre. Moscow

2013

Dinner invitation. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award nominees, St. Petersburg

 

ARCHSTOYANIE, Land art festival, Kaluzhskaya Oblast, Russia

 

Beauty without glamour. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Monthly Payment project’s group shows in Moscow, Venice, Kiev etc.

 

Beautiful. RuArts gallery, Moscow

2012

Der Klare Blick. Pop/off/art gallery, Berlin

 

Cult of the body. Leisure gallery, London

 

Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award nominees, St. Petersburg

 

Anonymous. Perm Museum of Modern Art, Russia

 

Fotofest. Huston, USA

 

Divergence. Form at Midland Atelier, Australia    

 

Noir. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

100 years of Pushkin Museum. Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

2011

On Nothingness. The parallel program of 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

Hydrotherapeutic procedures. L gallery, Moscow

 

A4 / Ball pen. Karas gallery, Kiev

 

Artist’s House. Special project of 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. NCCA / Landscape park South Butovo, Moscow

 

Chernihiv Photo Fest. Ukraine

 

OBIM. The parallel program of 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Open club gallery, Moscow

 

INDEPENDENT: new art of the new country 1991-2011. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev

 

Gates and Doors. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Space Odyssey 2011. Mystetskyi Arsenal. Kiev

2010

A4 / Ball pen. Karas gallery, Kiev

 

ALL of AL. AL gallery, St. Petersburg

 

October. White Space Gallery. London

 

GogolFEST.VAP. Kiev

 

ŽEN d’АRТ. The Gender History of Art in the Post-Soviet Space: 1989–2009Moscow Museum of Modern Art

 

Resume. AL gallery, St. Petersburg

 

In Memoriam. RuArts gallery, Moscow

 

Machismo. Open gallery, Moscow

 

Mothers/Daughters. Era foundation, Moscow

 

Duel. RuArts gallery, Moscow

2009

Kandinsky Prize 2009 nominees' exhibition. Central Huse of Artist. Moscow

 

A4 / Ball pen. Karas gallery. Kiev

2008

Era foundation, Moscow Photo Biennale

 

Waterpower. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

 Mirror. Moscow Photo Biennale

2007

Photoquai. 1st World Visual Arts Biennial, Paris

 

Adventures of the Black Square by Kazimir Malevich. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Russian touch. MIMA Art district, Verona / Wawe gallery, Brescia

 

Architecture: AD MARGINEM. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

2006

Photo estafet: from Rodchenko to our days. Moscow House of Photography

2005

Photo Museum, Antwerp

            

Interactive Reaction. The 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

 

Home Exhibition Project: retrospective. The State Museum of Urban Sculpture, St. Petersburg

2004

Catharine the 2nd. Bonn, Potsdam, St. Petersburg, Moscow

 

Ship of fools. White Space gallery, London

 

S&M institute project. Home exhibitions @ Netherland, Russia, Germaine, Belgium, Denmark, UK and USA

2003

Volga faces. N. Novgorod, Moscow, Paris

 

Moscow: city, spectacle, capital of photography. Wallach Art gallery, Columbia University, New York

2002

Men in my life. St. Petersburg Historical Museum (curator)

2001

Moscow through the time: 1920-2000. Moscow Museum of Modern Art

 

The four seasons, Oulo Taidemuseo. Oulu City Art Museum, Finland

2000

Manly. Art in General gallery, New York

 

Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow

1999

INTERFOTO. Moscow

 

Without the wall. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

New collection. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Constant 2000. Contemporary Art Center of St. Petersburg State University

1998

A little bit about love. Profi gallery, Bratislava

 

Head. M.Sandman Gallery. Hamburg / Berlin

1997

The fruits of education. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Photo-based art from St. Petersburg. Zalman gallery, New York

 

New collectors – new collections. New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa-Fe, USA

 

16 Rippen. Schwules Museum, Berlin

1996

Paris Month of Photography

 

Emerging Images. Contemporary Photography in Russia and Eurasia. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA

 

Russian photographers. Renewal and Metamorphosis. From the Soviet era to the 1990’s. MIT Museum, Boston / Fitchburg Art Museum, USA

 

Short stories. Gottingen

 

Metaphors of Renunciation. Topical art from St. Petersburg. Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

1995

New photo art from Russia. Hanover, Berlin, Frankfurt, Herten

 

Stereo – Tip. Ljubljana, Slovenia

1994

Photoreclamation. The Photographers gallery, London

 

Ostwest. Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne

 

The portrait of my mother. Edinburgh, London

 

Self Identification. Kiel, Berlin, Sopot, Oslo, Copenhagen

1993

Photopostscriptum. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

1992

Rutgers University. USA

 

Drops from a fountain. Goteborg, Sweden

1991

Contemporary photography from the USSR. Photomanifesto. Baltimore, USA

 

Photography from Perestroika. Long Island University, USA

1990

Self-consciousness of woman. Ethnographical museum, Leningrad

 

COLLECTIONS:

  • Moscow House of Photography
  • The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
  • RuArts Foundation, Moscow
  • Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow
  • The Museum of Photographic Collections, Moscow
  • Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  • New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa-Fe, USA
  • The Forbes Collection. Navigator foundation, Boston, USA
  • Mőlndal commun collection, Sweden
  • Russkoee Polee collection 2x3 m, Berlin
  • New Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
  • Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • Private collections