born 1978, Kiev, Ukraine
Dima Gavrysh is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in Portland, Oregon. He received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012 after studying photography and motion picture imaging in Kiev, Ukraine. Gavrysh has worked as a documentary photographer in 1998 – 2010 with major publications and news agencies such as Associated Press, Bloomberg News, and Agence France-Presse. He has also worked on multiple projects around the globe, including collaborations with Doctors Without Borders and the United Nations Population Fund, and numerous embeds with the US Army in Afghanistan. His work has appeared in a variety of international publications, including The New York Times, Stern, Paris Match, Time and was exhibited both, in the US and internationally.
Over the past four years Dima has been exploring the American war in Afghanistan through video installation, photography, appropriated imagery and data visualization.
His first book Inshallah was published by Kehrer Verlag (Germany) in 2015.
Artist website: www.dimagavrysh.com
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Dima Gavrysh CV [PDF]