Daria Sazanovich /sheeborshee  ︎  ︎

︎ sheeborshee@gmail.com

Daria Sazanovich (b.1990) is a belarussian multidisciplinary artist better known under her nickname sheeborshee. Currently based in Bremen. In her art practice, she is dealing with power abuse, insecurities, forms of oppression, apocalyptic scenarios with a playful and humorous approach. Involved in several civil rights initiatives collaborating as an illustrator and designer.

︎︎︎︎︎︎ Education

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

BA in Design, European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania

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


︎︎︎︎︎︎ Exhibitions


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

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



Jahresausstellung, BLG-Forum, Bremen,2022

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

“One week screening” at ZKM, Karlsruhe, 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

︎︎︎︎︎︎ 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

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

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