Svitlana Reinish is a Ukrainian media artist, art director, animator, and theatre designer. Her passion lies in exploring the fusion of technology with the aesthetics of traditional visual arts in her digital creations.

Graduating from Kyiv Art Academy in 2009 equipped Svitlana with a solid foundation in classical art, which she skillfully integrates into her contemporary work.

She specializes in creating projection mapping artworks, designs visuals for theatre performances, works as a VJ at music festivals worldwide, and provides visual solutions for private events. She served as a jury member for mapping contests at the Kyiv Lights Festival 2019.

Svitlana’s theatre career began with creating visuals for operas and ballets, later expanding into stage design. Her pursuit of knowledge led her to complete a Master’s in Theatre and Performance Design at the University of the Arts London (UAL) in 2024.

In addition to her artistic endeavors, Svitlana shares her expertise as a Media Art Teacher, offering masterclasses on VJing and delivering lectures on media art internationally.

Selected festivals:

  • 2024 – Geneva Lux (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • 2023 – Summer in Stuttgart Festival (Stuttgart, Germany)
  • 2022 – Patchlab Digital Art Festival (Krakow, Poland)
  • 2022 – Bella Skyway Festival (Torun, Poland)
  • 2022 – Shining VARY Light Festival (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic)
  • 2021 – Chatswood Nights Light Festival (Sydney, Australia)
  • 2021 – LvivMozArt classical music festival festival (Lviv, Ukraine)
  • 2019 – Jerusalem Light Festival (Jerusalem, Israel)
  • 2018 – 1minute Projection Mapping (Nagasaki, Japan)
  • 2018 – Zsolnay Fényfesztivál (Pecs, Hungary)
  • 2018 – Live Performers Meeting (Rome, Italy)
  • 2017 – Festival Visual Brasil (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 2017, 2018 – Kyiv Lights Festival (Kyiv, Ukraine)

Selected projects:

  • 2023 – Soloveiko at Eurovision EuroFestival. Art director (Liverpool, UK)
  • 2022 – LOVE/HATE at The Artivist LAB gallery. Video projection (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 2021 – Revival. Projection mapping on the Club Tower of the Tropicana Hotel (Las Vegas, USA)
  • 2021 – Forest Song ballet. Creating visuals for the production at Dnipro Opera and Ballet Theatre (Dnipro, Ukraine)
  • 2021 – Aaron Copland: An Audiovisual Dialogue. Creating visuals for the concert (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 2021 – VJing for the music band Okean Elzy (Ukraine, UAE)
  • 2021 – Humans modern ballet. Creating visuals for the production (Turkestan, Kazakhstan)
  • 2020 – Fox Mykyta operatic performance at Lviv National Opera House. Creating visuals for the performance (Lviv, Ukraine)
  • 2020 – Dnipro. Animated music video for Ptakh_Jung band (Ukraine)
  • 2019 – Mahler and Rubinstein: a symphonic mystery with video art. Creating visuals for a symphonic performance (Kyiv, Ukraine)
  • 2019 – West Side Story at the Literature Festival Sefer. Creating visuals for the operatic performance (Barcelona, Spain)
  • 2018 – Renaissance of Light – projection-mapped mural, out-of-competition work at Kyiv Lights Festival (Kyiv, Ukraine)
  • 2015-2016 – il Caprese, a media play. Creating visuals for the production. The play was shown in 8 cities across Ukraine.