Born in Odesa in 1989, she graduated from the Sorbonne University with a PhD in Arts and Sciences. She was Director of the Department of Culture in Kyiv, Ukraine, before the Russian war of aggression began on 24 February 2022. She then moved to Vienna with her daughter. Since then, she has curated an exhibition at Vienna’s Künstlerhaus and co-curated the GMUNDEN.PHOTO festival. She currently works at the ERSTE Foundation on European Policies and Ukrainian Relations and at viennacontemporary on International Development.