V4W.ENKO creates sound and visual compositions based on custom applications using Max/MSP/Jitter software; a visual coding tool used to create interactive visuals, installations and complex interactive environments.  Evgeniy Vaschenko is a Ukrainian artist working in the fields of live electronics, installation, sculpture, sound art and video art since 2007. His work is realised by manipulating self-programmed algorithms in real-time. From 2009, he has participated and performed at number of media festivals, such as FIBER, Ars Electronica, CynetArt, Mutek, Kvitnu, NextSound and others. He has released works on labels like Kvitnu, Electroton, Nexsound, JNN, FRAMED, etc. Since 2011, he has run a label – the FF’Space, which is dedicated to algorithmic and abstract approaches in the arts of sound, visuals, design and micro-software development. Under the alias of V4W.ENKO, Evgeniy performs and develops algorithmic tools, installations, sounds, objects, visuals and graphics all over the world. In 2011 the audio/visual CD album “Harmonic Ratio” by V4W.ENKO was mentioned by “Qwartz Awards” (under direction by Alva Noto and Matali Crasset) nominated in the “Discovery” category.

Evgeniy Vashchenko

Born in 1981y. EDUCATION: 1994-1998 Music school [6-strings classical Italian guitar] 1992-1998 Painting school [easel painting, drawing and graphics]. 1998-2004 Master of Architecture Public Buildings and Facilities, State Technical University of Construction and Architecture. Currently based in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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Past events

This artist participated in the SHAPE platform which concluded in 2022. The current version of the project is SHAPE+. Like its predecessor, it is co-funded by the European Union.