Daria Sazanovich | SHEEBORSHEE     ︎  ︎

Daria Sazanovich (b.1990) is a multimedia artist better known under her nickname sheeborshee. After graduating from the European Humanities University in Vilnius in 2016 with a degree in visual design and media, Daria moved to Germany to undertake a master’s degree in digital media at the University of the Arts in Bremen. Working as a designer and illustrator for independent media and NGOs, she is most well-known in Belarus as “socially engaged illustrator”. In her multimedia projects, she tackles political topics and different forms of oppression.

︎ sheeborshee@gmail.com 

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Education

MA in Digital Media, University of Arts,
Bremen, Germany

BA in Design, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania

2007-2010 History Studies, Belarusian State Pedagogical University, Minsk, Belarus

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Work experience


UI Designer, graphic designer at ELISE.de
generative engineering startup

Self-employed designer and illustrator

Graphic designer at design studio «Totem», Minsk 

Creative director at advertising agency «Clickcake», Minsk 

Graphic designer at «Planeta Kino IMAX», Head office, Kiev 

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Courses completed

Workshop with The Rodina at Strelka, Moscow,  2020

‘Bots and Machine Learning’ course by Yining Shi at School of Machines, Berlin, July 2019

Seminar Art4Hr, Erasmus+, Sleen, The Netherlands, July 2018

Youth Exchange, Erasmus+, Bansko, Bulgaria, April 2018

Art for Human Rights training by Erasmus+, Tbilisi, Georgia, February 2018

DataFest, Tbilisi, Georgia, November 2017

International Summer Academy of Venice, July 2017

FemQueerLab, Minsk, Belarus, November 2016- February 2017

International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria, 2016

Concepting BBDO New York workshop, Mads, Moscow, Russian Federation, 2013

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Grants/Awards/

Thealit Arbeitzimmer residency, Germany, Bremen, 2020

DAAD-scholarship - STIBET I,  Germany, 2019

Media projects contest “Focus on innovation”, Minsk, Belarus, 2018 - diploma for
“Skoryna’s Instagram” - 2018 

Winning project of CityzenLab Hackathon, Kiev, Ukraine, 2017

6 week residency at The Prague Civil Society Center, Prague, Czech Republic, 2017

New Media art course Scholarship, Venice, Italy, 2017

Honorary Mention Award at Global Illustration Award 2016

Irina Nahova’s painting class Scholarship, Salzburg, Austria, 2016

Photography contest “Golden frame”, Vilnius, 2011 – first prize


︎︎︎︎︎︎ Given workshops/ lectures/ public talks

Lecture + workshop ‘Responsible graphics’, Belarus,Vitebsk, 2019

Presentation «Activists and creative professionals: joys and challenges cooperation», CampCamp, Yerevan, Armenia, November 2018 

Lecture «How to became an illustator», PUNKT, Minsk, Belarus,September

Workshop «Art for Human Rights. Power of visual art», PUNKT, Minsk, Belarus, June 2018

Workshop «Art for Human Rights. Power of visual art», Bansko, Bulgaria, April 2018

Workshop «Punk illustration» Y gallery, Minsk, Belarus , January 2018

Panel discussion about Art-activism, Minsk, Belarus, January 2018

Workshop and group mentoring «Effective key visuals for civil campaign», Astana, Kazakhstan, December 2017

Workshop «Visual storytelling for activists», Minsk, Belarus, November 2017

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Exhibitions

‘Antikörper. Junge Kunst aus Belarus’, Westwerk, Hamburg, 2021
‘Every Day. Art. Solidarity. Resistance’ Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv 2020

‘Drifting closeness’ Strelka,online exhibition, 2020 

‘How spaces of uncertainity situate’ Circa 106, Bremen, Germany 2019

Bremen Film Festival, Bremen, Germany 2019

Work Hard! Play Hard! festival, Belarus, Minsk, 2019

Raw Data Material Narration, Bremen, Germany 2019 

Inkvisible, Spedition, Bremen, Germany 2019

Europe Under the Castle festival, Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia 2017

New Media Art exhibition, Venice, Italy 2017

Final exhibition of  Irina Nahova course The Nude: Interpretation in Painting  Salzburg, Austria/ August 2016

Group exhibition at The Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum/ Vilnius, Lithuania/ July 2016

Graphic design exhibition Idea, Minsk, Belarus /June 2016

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Publications about me

the Guardian

womenplatform.net [ENG]




︎︎︎︎︎︎ Selected Authored Publications 

︎︎︎ Bellingcat. Interview with Christiaan Tribert 
︎︎︎ Report from Eurosonic Noorderslag
︎︎︎ Czech activist media

︎︎︎ Video clips review
︎︎︎ Rugby diary

 ✦ ☭ 𓆏  please have fun