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TEH Meeting 81
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WUK, Vienna

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Ukraine Project

Artistic intervention by Volodymyr Kuznetsov

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Project space, courtyard, facade

The ‘Ukraine Project’ of Kunsthalle Exnergasse reflects upon the situation of contemporary art in the Ukraine. Volodymyr Kuznetsov, the current artist-in-residence at the KEX Studio of the Kunsthalle Exnergasse, installs an artistic intervention for the project together with Straight Line initiative. Kuznetsov will also participate in MAZE, open ateliers and workshops, and in the artist talk „Processing realities“ on 7 May 2016.

The School of Kyiv at Kunsthalle Exnergasse

Further on, the ‘Ukraine Project’ will introduce different artistic communities in the Ukraine with the aim to reflect on the current situation in their home country by means of politically engaged art and debate. Participants of the show and presentations at Kunsthalle Exnergasse include HUDRADA curatorial union, TEH member Izolyatsia, and Visual Culture Research Center, amongst others. The ‘Ukraine Project’ is a joint project of The School of Kiev – Kiev Biennial 2015 and Kunsthalle Exnergasse.

Symposium: 18 May 2016, 16.00
Ukraine in Flames: What Art Can Tell After the Revolution
Exhibition opening: 18 May 2016, 19.00
HUDRADA Into the Darkness
Presentations/discussion: 21 May 2016
17.00 David Chichcan: How to Make the Radical Left Art in Ukraine
19.00 Lesia Kulchinska (VCRC): In-hibition: A Story of Love and Hatred Towards Art
Exhibition: 19 May – 29 May 2016

Opening hours: daily 13.00 – 18.00
Kunsthalle Exnergasse

Kunsthalle Exerngasse