Kateryna Iakovlenko


Kateryna Iakovlenko is a Ukrainian visual culture researcher, writer, and curator focusing on art and culture during sociopolitical transformation and war.

Among her publications is the book Why There Are Great Women Artists in Ukrainian Art (2019) and Euphoria and Fatigue: Ukrainian Art and Society after 2014 (special issue of Obiegmagazine, coedited with Tatiana Kochubinska, 2019). 

Currently, she is Cultural Editor-in-Chief of Suspilne.media, Kyiv, and a visiting scholar at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

World Press Photo Involvement:
Speaker at The Stories That Matter, part of the Winners’ Program of the 2023 Contest

Kateryna Iakovlenko