During the event, we will talk about:
● activity and significance of the "BIRUCHIY" residence;● formation of the community around the residence, its horizontal structure, decentralization, as well as interaction in the community during the war;● the role of the place and the impact of events in Biruchiy before and during the occupation;● modern nomadic character of the residence and international cooperation.
The conversation will be moderated by Natalia Matsenko, an art critic, one of the permanent curators, and compiler of several catalogs of the "BIRUCHIY" International Residence.
Participants of the conversation:
Oleksiy Sai is an artist, a resident of BIRUCHIY since 2012Zhanna Kadyrova, an artist, sculptor, a resident of BIRUCHIY since 2012Vitalii Kokhan is an artist, a resident of BIRUCHIY since 2013Zakentiy Horobyov is a calligrapher, artist, and graphic designer of the BIRUCHIY residenceHennadiy Kozub, an art manager, publisher, co-founder and organizer of the BIRUCHIY residenceAlina Yakubenko is an artist, resident of BIRUCHIY since 2012Olena Speranska, a curator, director of the BIRUCHIY residence, founder of the public non-profit organization "Ukrainian Contemporary Art Platform", New York, USA.
BIRUCHIY contemporary art project is the largest and longest-lasting international residence of contemporary art, founded in 2006 on the eponymous peninsula of the Sea of Azov in Ukraine. Over the 18 years of its existence, it has united more than 300 artists and 14 art groups from 19 countries of the world. After the full-scale invasion, the residence team continued its work in western Ukraine, later in Poland and Germany, presented several exhibitions of Ukrainian artists in Europe, and made its debut in the USA.