Oleksandr Sirous

Gesticulating young man

Oleksandr Sirous (b. 1996 in Kharkiv, Ukraine) is a media and sound artist. His practice has been closely connected with the latest technologies, various fields of science such as microbiology, biohacking, and quantum physics. He uses participatory practices in his work to explain the complex processes taking place in the world around us. Lately, he is focused on trying to make it impossible to create centralized systems at the cellular level. He studied at the Kharkiv Art Collage in the painting department and at the Kharkiv Academy of Design and Arts in the department of graphics. In 2017–18 he was the curator of the new media art course in HudpromLoft (Kharkiv). In 2018 he was the curator of the course of new media art in the Kharkiv Academy of Visual Arts. In 2019 he became one of the founders of FRONTIER, a VR and AR festival in Kharkiv. Since 2019, he has been a teacher at the 3D programming course in the Kyiv Academy of Media Arts and part of PHOTINUS Studio in Kyiv. Funded by the Ukraine Support Program of the Goethe-Institut, Oleksandr Sirous was artist-in-residence at ZKM | Karlsruhe in 2023. 

Website: https://sirousoleksandr.com