Visual artist, queer-fem activist, cultural researcher, (she/they)
Born in Vitebsk in 1998. 2016–2022 studied and worked in Mensk. Currently based in
In 2020 finished The Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts with specialization in
international cultural relations.
In 2021 finished an educational program in The European College of Liberal Arts in Belarus
(ECLAB), concentration »Contemporary Art Studies«.
Hrabennikava’s practice focuses on personal state and interpersonal relations under the
influence of political and social context. Queering, body, human rights, representation of
femininity and movement towards non-binary gender narratives, mental health–are the
themes that are reflected in their works. Her artistic and activist practices intersec, outside
personal projects Viktoryia cooperate with NGOs and belarusian initiatives focused on
gender studies and human rights such as: MAKEOUT, DOTYK, DasHip media,Youth coaching
network »Пароўну«, Femgroup of Coordination Council (Фемгруппа КС), Tender na gender and other.