Ulyana Nevzorova: Street Art Battle

Solidarity with Belarus in the windows of ERSTE Foundation





Exhibition at the windows gallery of ERSTE Foundation

Ulyana Nevzorova lives and works as a visual artist in Minsk, Belarus. In her most recent works, she tries to process the political events in her country: “I’ve spent my whole life in a dictatorship. At this point, my role as a citizen and my artistic practice overlap.”

Street Art Battle is an intervention in the public space from 2020. ERSTE Foundation shows her works at the windows gallery from 3 August 2021.


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In Belarus, peaceful protesters and activists are being arrested every day. Since August 2020 the people of Belarus have been fighting peacefully for their political freedom.

Ulyana Nevzorova began making films, videos and reports during the protests in Minsk, which she distributed anonymously because of fear of repression. In her work, she critically commented on the government and its power politics.

Happening “This Poster Might Become the Reason of My Detention”
This happening on the subway in Minsk was recorded on video. The text says: “This Poster Might Become the Reason of My Detention”

In December 2020 and January 2021, she participated in a residency program in Q21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna that was organised by tranzit.at in close collaboration with ERSTE Foundation to support people from the cultural field of Belarus.

Ulyana Nevzorova, Krtek series in public space 2020: The answer from my sister and me came promptly.
Ulyana Nevzorova, Street Art Battle, 2020

The exhibition at the windows gallery of ERSTE Foundation at Erste Campus runs until 3 September 2021 and is on display 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Cover picture: Ulyana Nevzorova, Street Art Battle, 2020

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Florian Bauer

Director Social Finance, Sustainability and Innovation
Since 2023, Florian Bauer has been responsible for social finance, sustainability and social innovation at ERSTE Foundation. Prior to this role, Florian worked in the NGO & Social Entrepreneurship sector for more than 13 years. He led the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), an international multilateral NGO that works to accelerate market-based deployment of renewable energy and energy efficient systems in developing countries, and was Managing Director & COO of the Impact Hub Vienna. From 2020-2023, Florian established strategic alliances with key partners and helped to create innovative semantic technology solutions at Semantic Web Company (SWC), a leading IT company in semantic AI solutions.