Opening and Talk with the curator Oct. 22, 6.30 pm

Oct. 23 to Nov. 22, 2014

«Sister Europe»

curated by Lesya Prokopenko / Kyiv Platform for Contemporary Art


The exhibition presents works by artists from Ukraine, who respond to the events unfolding in the country, study circumstances preceding the change, and envision the new society.

There always seems to be a need to construct generalizations in order to describe protests, military invasion, the undeclared violent war, and perpetual social and political transformations. However, every new attempt to work out an overall approach to the events, as well as to ­historize them, at the moment seems to be an instant distortion of the actual state of affairs. In addition to that, every finished semantic construct becomes easy prey for ideological speech and propaganda, which assimilate messages and embellish them with invented meanings. …>>