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Olena Kovalchuk

1962 (Kyiv)

Ph.D. in Arts, Associate Professor

Leading Research Scientist at the Department of Theory and History of Culture, Institute of Contemporary Art Problems, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine


Kyiv State Art Institute (now National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kyiv) – 1984.


2019 – author of the book “Scenographic Practice in the Space of the Twentieth Century: Kyiv Realities” – Phoenix Publishing House, Kyiv.

2019 – author of the book “Scenography. The Search for One’s Own Aesthetics (1920-2020) – Antikvar Publishing House, commissioned by the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater, compiled by Andriy Oleksandrovych-Dochevsky.

2021 – author of the book “Theater Artist Anatolii Petrytskyi. Practice and Experiment in Ukrainian Scenography of the Twentieth Century”, Helvetica Publishing House, Odesa.

2021 – co-author and co-editor of the book “Ukrainian Theater Costume of the XX-XXI Centuries. Sketches” by Olha Lagutenko, Olena Kovalchuk, Lilia Voloshyna, Tetiana Rudenko – publisher Oleksandr Savchuk, a joint project of the Scenography Gallery and the Museum of Theater, Music, and Cinema of Ukraine, compiled by Bohdan Polishchuk.

2022 – article “Visual and Spatial Experiments in Ukrainian Scenography of the 1900s-1930s” for the catalog “In the Eye of the Storm: Modernism in Ukrainian Scenography of the 1920s” – Thames & Hudson, London