Kyiv city, Ukraine
Oksana Parafeniuk is a Ukrainian photographer based in Kyiv, Ukraine (b. 1989). She explores creative approaches in documentary photography, her spheres of interest include human rights and social justice, issues impacting women and other topics. Oksana has been also working as a local producer with international media for the last three years.
She has done and published work in the U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek online, UN Women, Expresso Newspaper, Central Banking magazine, L’Oeil de la Photographie, Bird in Flight Magazine, Ukrainian Truth, The Artbo, Prism Photo Magazine and others.
Participated in several Ukrainian exhibitions, most recently a major group exhibition called “What is Your Name”, organized by UNICEF on the theme of internally displaced people, shown at Mystetskyi Arsenal, the largest exhibition space in Kyiv, Ukraine (December 2016).
Oksana earned a degree in information technologies in Ukraine and holds an MA Degree in French Civilisation, Culture and Society from Middlebury College, where she was awarded the Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace.
Oksana speaks English and French, in addition to her native Ukrainian and Russian.
2015 - The Betty and David Jones Language Scholarship , 2014 - Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace
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