Daria Sazanovich /sheeborshee  ︎  ︎

︎ sheeborshee@gmail.com


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 explores different forms of oppression.




︎︎︎︎︎︎ Education

2018-2021
MA in Digital Media, University of Arts,
Bremen, Germany

2011-2016
BA in Design, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania

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

2020-2022
UI Designer, graphic designer at ELISE.de
generative engineering startup

2015-2019
Self-employed designer and illustrator

2015
Graphic designer at design studio «Totem», Minsk

2013-2014 
Creative director at advertising agency «Clickcake», Minsk

2011-2013
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




 



︎︎︎︎︎︎ Exhibitions



Solo:

‘Trick or Threat’, Tor 40, Bremen, 2022

‘Why I want to become a witch’, Kultur am Bunker, Bremen, 2021



 


Group:

‘Non human agents during the war by attiwarcoalition.art,
DOCUMENTA FIFTEEN, Documenta Halle, Kassel, 2022

‘The Growth. Our thoughts on seeds’, Re-store project, Walle, Bremen, 2022

‘The Code of Presence’ digital exhibition at Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, the Digital Studies Institute, and University of Michigan

‘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



New Media Art exhibition, Venice, Italy 2017


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




Graphic design exhibition Idea, Minsk, Belarus /June 2016
︎︎︎︎︎︎ Grants/Awards/Residencies





NEUSTART KULTUR – Stipendium für freiberufliche bildende Künstler:innen, May 2022

OFFSPACE 40 am Güterbahnhof Bremen award, Bremen, 2022

Thealit Arbeitzimmer residency, 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




Talk at ‘Imaginative Activism of Digital Citizens Symposium’online hosted by University of Michigan, 2022

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
2018 

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



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



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




 

 








︎︎︎︎︎︎ Publications about me



kalektar
tjournal
the Guardian
[ENG]

womenplatform.net [ENG]
34mag.net

postpravdamagazine.com

areyoulostyet.com

batenka.ru



︎︎︎︎︎︎ Selected Authored Publications 

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

︎︎︎ Video clips review
︎︎︎ Rugby diary




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