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Biography

ABOUT ARTIST

VarrIng is an artistic pseudonym of Ihor L.Babii.
Fine Art Author, art-photographer, art-manager, public figure.
Born in 1971, lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Has art special education:

  • 2013–2015 – State Academy for the Administration of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine (art manager, expert appraiser of cultural values).
  • 2013 – Institute of Applied Psychology "IMATON", St.Petersburg, Russia (Fototerapy. The use of photographs in psychological counseling and psychotherapy).

ART ACTIVITY

Collective exhibitions (selected):

  • 2022 – DANTE'S VISION. CONTEMPORARY UKRAINIAN ARTISTS INTERPRET "DIVINE COMEDY", Modern Art Research Institute of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2022 – LET SHOW BEGIN, TUASHO Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2020 – Exhibition of sculpture, painting and photography "THE CODE", MANDARIN MAISON Gallery Hall, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2019 – KYIVARTWEEK. "This is not a Competition", Spivakovska ART:EGO culture center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2019 – RENOVATION, open Ukrainian competition, exhibition of winners, БУХТА art space, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2018 – KYIVPHOTOWEEK 2018 Human.Enviroment, Center "Toronto-Kyiv", Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2018 – VIII INTERNATIONAL PHOTO SALON PLANET OF CHILDREN 2018, Nomination GENRE. Work "Mom – coach", silver medal of the NSPAU, Kyiv Palace of Children and Youth, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2017 – KYIVPHOTOWEEK 2017 Reality.Evidence, Center "Toronto-Kyiv", Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2017 – INTERMUSEUM PROJECT "Milky Way", Ivan Honchar museum, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2017 – MAYDAN AS HOPE, DCCA "Rosmay", Kamyanets-Podolsky, Ukraine.
  • 2016 – MAYDAN. FORTRESS OF SPIRIT, National Historical and Architectural Museum "Kiev Fortress", Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2016 – ART ON THE INTERIOR, Centre for Contemporary Art, "M17", Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2016 – Special guest of CHOCOLATE SEASONS – 2016. Women's art project, Art center "Chocolate House", Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2015 – UKRAINIAN FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY – 2015, Centre for Contemporary Art, "M17", Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2015 – Collective exhibition of Contemporary Art THE BIG BLUE, Business Center International Airport Nice-Cote d'Azur, Nice, France.
  • 2015 – Group project INSPIRED BY BLACK SQUARE Mystetska Zbirka Art Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2014 – UKRAINE: REALITY AND DREAMS, Kiev National Museum of Russian Art, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2014 – UKRAINE: REALITY AND DREAMS, Museum "Mauermuseum at Charlie Checkpoint", Berlin, Germany.
  • 2011 – HEROIC STRENGTH, Acco International Exhibition Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 2011 – MY LAND, Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Solo exhibitions:

  • 2021 – THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION, Local history mu-seum, Bershad, Vinnytsia region, Ukraine.
  • 2014 – FOUR ELEMENTS, The guest of honor: VarrIng with the photo project FIRE EMBODIED, Business Center International Airport Nice-Cote d'Azur, Nice, France.
  • 2014 – FIRE EMBODIED, Cultural-Information Centre at the Embassy of Ukraine in France, Paris, France.

Organization of photo exhibitions:

  • 2011 – HEROIC STRENGTH, on Sports Show-Exhibition "Sport Industry 2011", "ACCO International" Exhibition Center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • 2011 – THE BEAUTY OF UKRAINE IN THE LENS on the 18th International Tourist Fair "Ukraine-2011", IEC, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Participation in cultural projects:

  • 2013 – Festival of photo clubs of Ukraine ( ArtPrichal Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • 2012 – 3rd International photo studio "Panorama of my country" (Greter Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • 2012 – Czech Days in Ukraine (A-House gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • 2012 – Lithuania Days in Ukraine (A-House gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • 2012 – Georgia Days in Ukraine (Central House of Officers, Kyiv, Ukraine).
  • 2011 – Dreams of Children, International Exhibition and Congress Centre "Ukrainian House", Kyiv, Ukraine.