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Ukrainian Art on the View on Kunst- und FilmBiennale Worpswede in Germany

14 November 2016

On the 27th-30th of October in German town of Worpswede international biennale for contemporary art Kunst- und FilmBiennale Worpswede took place. On the exhibition Ukrainian art got the special section. Massive project “Transformers – Guests from Ukraine” consisted of three parts devoted to film, literature, and art. Visual art programme was the most intense. Curator Kateryna Ray selected 29 authors who presented different genres such as painting, graphics, sculpture, installations, video art, photography. 

Oleg Golosiy Self-portrait

"Self-portrait" by Oleg Golosiy

The “Tranformers” project was retrospective. It was a story of how Ukrainian society and art are transforming from 1990s till now. That is why a huge part of exposition were works by Ukrainian contemporary art classics – Oleg Golosiy, Oleksander Gnilitsky, Arsen Savadov, Oleksander Roitburd, Oleg Tistol, Mykola Matsenko, Valeria Troubina, Pavel /makov, Oleksander Zhivotkov, and others. The other important part of the exposition was the section for younger Ukrainian artists as Nazar Bilyk, Oleksii Zolotariov, Roman Minin, Anna Myronova, Artem Volokitin, Sergiy Petlyuk, and others.

Oleksiy Zolotariov Clockwork Orange

"Clockwork Orange" by Oleksii Zolotariov

Kunst- und FilmBiennale Worpswede was founded in 2013. One of the main goal of the biennale is to bring together Western and Eastern Europe. During previous editions there were common projects with Poland, this year the main focus was on Ukraine. 

Oleg Tistol Roksolana

"Roksolana" by Oleg Tistol

Expositions of Ukrainian art will be on the view in several galleries in Worpswede till the 12th of December.