Participant Profile

Anton Ovchinnikov


Anton Ovchinnikov is choreographer, performer, composer, lecturer, poet, and organizer of the annual international dance festival Zelyonka Space UP in Kyiv. Since 2008, he is the artistic director of the Black O!Range dance productions company. The company was recognized as one of the most distinctive and original dance projects in Ukraine. In 2015, Ovchinnikov cofounded All-Ukrainian Association “Contemporary Dance Platform”. Main objectives of the Association are to support young Ukrainian choreographers, integrate contemporary dance into the modern cultural life of Ukraine and establish the national center of contemporary dance. In 2016-2021 Anton Ovchinnikov presented a few solo performances and created four multidisciplinary projects. In 2017, he was an ArtsLink International Fellow. Since 2018, Anton Ovchinnikov is the member of the expert panel of Ukrainian Cultural Foundation.


Features and posts
On creating work during war
Conversation with Anton Ovchinnikov and dance critic Polina Bulat, both from Ukraine, moderated by Simon Dove of CEC ArtsLink as part of BIPOD 22