Timeline

1960
Born in Kharkov, Ukraine
1968–1978
Repin Art College, Kharkov, Ukraine
1978–1983
Polytechnical Academy, Kharkov, Ukraine, department of industrial electronics
1990–1992
Artists Union of Ukraine, Kharkov, Ukraine
Since 1991 Union of the Photographers, Kharkov, Ukraine
Since 1994 Fast Reaction Group, Kharkov, Ukraine
Since 2000 lives in Moscow

Exhibitions

2011
Modernikon, Contemporary Art from Russia, Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice, Italy
2011
The world belongs to you, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
2008
Heldenzeiten (Glory Days), Museum Winterthur, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Searching for horizon, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2008
Glory Days, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2007
Serhiy Bratkov, Baltic Centre for the Arts, Gateshead, Great Britain (solo)
2007
Venice Biennial, Ukrainian Pavilllion, Italy
2007
Heldenzeiten/Glory Days, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Dream rooms, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium (solo)
2006
Part of my life, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2006
SPA, Regina gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2006
Misanthrope, Espacio Minimo Gallery, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006
FotoFest 2006, FotoFest, Houston, USA
2006
The collection XIV – spring 2006, MuHKA Museum vor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
2006
Fotografie als Bild – eine Auswahl, MARTa Herford, Germany
2006
Full House – Gesichter einer Sammlung, Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
2005
Urbane Realitäten: Fokus Istanbul, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
2005
Kinderszenen – Child’s Play, XII. Rohkunstbau, Schloss Groß Leuthen, Spreewald, Germany
2005
First Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Gender Trouble Moscow Contemporary Art Museum, Moskau, Russia
2005
Russia 2, Central House of Artists, Moskau, Russia
2005
Sergey Bratkov – Johan Creten – Jan Van Imschoot, TRANSIT, Mechelen, Belgium
2005
S.M.A.K. Museum, Ghent, Belgium (solo)
2005
Torch Galerie, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2004
On Volcano, LipanjePuntin Gallery, Trieste, Italy (solo)
2004
Birds, Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt,Germany (solo)
2004
Seven, Regina Gallery, Moscow; Russia (solo)
2004
Birds, Anita Beckers Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2004
Seven, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2004
Manifesta 5, San Sebastian, Spain
2004
Moscow- Berlin 1950-2000, Central Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia
2004
Flight of Fools. Russian photography today, White Space Gallery, London, Great Britain
2004
Five Years of S.M.A.K. Collection, Ghent, Belgium
2004
Shrinking Cities, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2004
Eclips, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
2004
Farewell to arms, Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine
2004
Photobiennale’2004, MCA, Moscow, Russia
2004
Faces of Volga, National Centre for Contemporary Art, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia
2004
The Beauty of Darkness, Reflex Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2003
First Collection, Central House of Artists, Kiev, Ukraine
2003
SteelTondo, Venice Bienal, Russian Pavilion, Venice. Italy
2003
Horizons of Reality, MUHKA Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
2003
Neue ansatze / zeitgenossische kunst aus Moskau, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany
2003
Kids, Espacio Minimo Gallery, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2003
Souvenirs, Scena Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2003
Faust and Margherita, Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine (solo)
2003
Steelworkers, Transit Gallery, Mechelen, Belgium (solo)
2003
Berlin-Moscow 1950-2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2003
50th Venice Biennale, Russian Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2002
Sans Consentement, CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland
2002
Shock&Show, Group 78, Trieste, Italy
2002
25th Sao Paolo Bienal, Sao Paolo, Brasil
2002
My Moscow, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2002
www.girls.ru, LipanjePuntin Gallery, Trieste, Italy (solo)
2002
Souvenirs, Atelier Karas, Kiev, Ukraine (solo)
2002
Djeti-Kinder-Kids, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany (solo)
2002
Photobiennale’2002, Manezh, Moscow, Russia
2001
Fayur-Soyuz, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2001
Winter Exhibition, Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, United States
2000
Kids, Regina Gallery , Moscow, Russia (solo)
2000
Sailors, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2000
Clean Room, Promzona Club, Kiev, Ukraine
1999
Regards sur l'Ukraine, Passage du Retz, Paris, France
1999
Alien, Cultural and Press Department of the German Embassy, Kiev, Ukraine (solo)
1999
After the Wall, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
1999
3rd Triennale of Photography, Graz, Austria Graz, Austria
1999
The Future is Now. Ukrainian Art of 90s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
1997
The Daily Journal of Chicatilo, Galerie in der BrotFabrik, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1995
In the Haystacks, Galerie in der BrotFabrik, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1995
If I Were A German (Mikhailov, Solonsky, Bratkov), Galerie Andreas Weiss, Galerie in der BrotFabrik, Berlin, Germany
1995
Project for Europe, Turbine Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
1992
Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria Graz, Austria (solo)