Olga Zhuk

Curator of the Book Design Program

Creative Director of the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Center, first curator of the International  Arsenal Book Festival (2010–2016).

In 2015, she took professional training at the Frankfurt Book Fair office, which resulted in the launch of the Best Book Design Contest within the Book Arsenal Festival, modernization of the national stand of Ukraine in Frankfurt. In 2016, she headed the Department of Cultural Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and continued curating the International Program of the Book Arsenal. 

In 2018, as an independent curator at the invitation of EUNIC and the British Council in Ukraine, she has prepared an international program for innovative book marketing Booking the Future in collaboration with the Literary Laboratory of the Mystetskyi Arsenal. Together with Nadia Kelm she founded Zhuk & Kelm design bureau specialized in book design and data art. 

At the 10th International Arsenal Book Festival, Olga Zhuk curates the program dedicated to book design.