Sergey Melnitchenko is a Ukranian photographer and founder and curator of MYPH photography school. He is member of UPHA ( Ukrainian Photographic Alternative) and a winner of Ukrainian and international competitions including the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award in 2017, Photographer of the year in 2012, 2013, and 2016 (Kyiv, Ukraine), Golden Camera in 2012 (Kyiv, Ukraine). Sergey Melnitchenko was shortlisted for Krakow Photomonth in 2013 and Pinchuk Art Centre Prize in 2015, etc. He participated in Paris Photo, Volta Art Fair, Photo LA, and Photo Basel 2020. He is an author of the 'Schwarzenegger — my idol' photo book (2020), 'Behind the scenes' (2016) and 'Young and free' (2017 -...) series.