Participant Profile

Daryna Nikolenko


Photographer and researcher Daryna Nikolenko works with photography, video, and text. Her artistic practice deals with transformations in public city space (visual culture, memory, and everyday practices). Her writing has been published in the online journal KORYDOR.

During her residency, Nikolenko studied urban mythology. Focusing on downtown Baku, she ascertained which patterns and developments were typical of and desirable for demonstrations in “hotspots” and how these demonstrations were connected to the social and symbolic structures of the (un)changing city.