*1987 Odessa, Ukraine, lives in Odessa.
Stepan Ryabchenko is one of the artists of a younger generation, for whom the digital tools for designing and constructing have become fundamentals for their artistic works and projects. He transforms with his sculptures, visionary architectural projects and digitally processed images the virtual visibility of the digit into an analogue and material representation.
'Melissa', is part of the series of computer viruses. For this series, the artist has first analyzed infamous and well known computer viruses and then visualized them like a natural virus. 'Melissa' was an early makro virus, created in 1999, the virus crashed through billions of emails the network of large companies to a temporary complete shutdown.