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30 May 2013 - 23 Aug 2013


Czech Centre Kiev, The Czech Embassy in Ukraine and Shcherbenko Art Centre will present 10 artists and 2 young Ukraine artistic groups. From May 31 till August 23.

The partner of Czech centre Kiev is a private gallery Shcherbenko Art Centre, led by the curator Maryna Shcherbenko. Their common project UKRAINE NOW! will present 10 Ukraine artists (Nazar Bilyk, Zoya Orlova, Danilo Halkyn,Maksym Chatskyi, Dobrynia Ivanov, Pavlo Kovach, Yevhen Samborskyi, Yurii Biley,Hanna Zviagynceva, Maryna Talyutto, Volodymyr Sai and 2 artistic groups „Shapka“ and „Tenpoint“).

All of them are linked by the success from 2010, 2011, 2012 in the “young artists under 35 contest MUCHI” that has been held in Ukraine already from 2009 and its initiator is the above mentioned Shcherbenko Art Centre.

The main criteria for choosing the artists for project UKRAINE NOW! was their artistic creativity, initiative, boldness in art projects and originality of their artistic solutions. 

The Czech Ambassador to Ukraine Ivan Počuch will be present for the opening, along with the director of Czech Centre Kiev Dagmar Ostřanská, curator Maryna Shcherbenko and Ukraine artists Pavla Kovache, Yuria Bileya and Maryny Talyutto.

Accompanying programme:

  • 17. 6. 18.00 Literary U-kraine: translations of Ukrainian literature into Czech after 1989 
  • 19. 6. 18.00 Presentation of the Travelling Exhibition „Human Rights Offside“ that documents human rights abuses and backslide of democratic freedoms in Ukraine, 18.30 Screening of the film „The Other Chelsea“, 20.00 discussion with Ukrainian activists about current Ukraine and its problems 




Rytířská 31
110 00 Prague 1


From: 30 May 2013
To: 23 Aug 2013


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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