Viktor Ratushny

Viktor Ratushny. Member of the NCU since 2015. USSR, USA, Ukraine (1952-2020)

Member of the NCU since 2015
USSR, USA, Ukraine (1952-2020)
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Biography

Victor Ratushny (1952-2020) was born allegedly in the Vinnytsia region, USSR.
1954 — the parents moved to the city of Odessa.
1968-72 — he studied at the Odessa machine-tool college.
1975-84 — he worked at the Odessa Film Studio as the second operator of feature films.
1984-89 — he worked as a photographer in the Publishing House Mayak.
1989 — he moved to permanent residence in the city of New York, USA.
1994-95 — under the leadership of Philip Jones Griffiths, he collaborated with the Magnum New York office as a free-lance photographer.
1995-98 — he worked as a freelance photographer with the Motion Picture Services film studio.
1998-2001 — he collaborated with Blue magazine as a free-lance photographer.
2002 — he returned to the city of Odessa. He traveled a lot and worked on his own photographic projects around the world.
Since 2015 — member of the Noga Creative Union.

Solo exhibitions

2020 Odessa: Photos 1985, Posthumous exhibition (curated by Misha Maslennikov), Photo salon Paparazzi, Odessa, Ukraine.
2019 India: Dream of Varanasi, Odessa Museum Western & Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.
2018 Kinburn Spit, Odessa Museum Western & Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.
2014 4 stories, Art-living room of the Odessa Linguistic Center, Odessa, Ukraine.
2013 Children of the Night, Odessa Museum Western & Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.
2010 7 seconds of silence, Odessa Museum Western & Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine. Series 'Ocean of Silence'.
2006 Children of the Night, Odessa Rehabilitation Center “Doroga k Domu”, Odessa, Ukraine.
2003 Good News, Gallery at the Holy Archangel Michael Monastery, Odessa, Ukraine.
2002 September 11 before and after, Gallery at the Holy Archangel Michael Monastery, Odessa, Ukraine.
1998 Athos Diary, Odessa Museum Western & Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.
1995 Between Two Realities, Gallery of Modern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.

Group exhibitions

2021 — NCU 15 years old, VI International festival of photography 'Fotokrok' named Sigismund Yurkovsky, Vitebsk Center of the Modern Art, Vitebsk, Belarus.
2020 — Noga Creative Union, Thin Line Photo Festival, Odessa Museum Western & Eastern Art, Odessa, Ukraine.
1993 Emancipation, together with the schedule Alexander Silver, Anyway Cafe, Manhattan, New York, USA.

Museum Collection

  Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.