Sasha Kurmaz was born in 1986 in Kyiv. In 2015 he was awarded the C/O Berlin Talent Award. He was a finalist of the PinchukArtPrize (in 2013 and 2017), and in 2020 he got the Kazimir Malevich Art Award, also taking part in several personal and group exhibitions in Germany, Austria, and France. The information about his works is included in such well-known international issues as Vice, Krytyka Polityczna, Liberation, FOAM, Rolling Stones, Die ZEIT.
He works with the themes of interaction between public space and social groups and explores the changing relationship between human beings and the modern world. Using the media of photography, video, public intervention, and performative situations in his practice.