WHERE DID THE SHADOW OF THE UKRAINIAN "DREAM" FALL?

WHERE DID THE SHADOW OF THE UKRAINIAN "DREAM" FALL?

Pavlo Kovach
Representative of the "Open Group"
Ksenia Malykh
Curator and manager of the research platform at the PinchukArtCentre, manager of the Ukrainian pavilion in the 2019 Venice Biennale
Kateryna Semenyuk
Manager of the public program in the Holocaust Memorial Centre "Babyn Yar", manager of the Ukrainian pavilion in the 2019 Venice Biennale
A MEETING WITH THE CURATORS AND MANAGERS OF THE PROJECT "THE SHADOW OF A DREAM CAST UPON GIARDINI DELLA BIENNALE", WHICH WAS PRESENTED IN THE VENICE BIENNALE IN 2019.
The Shadow of a "Dream" Cast upon Giardini della Biennale – is the project, curated by the "Open Group", which was presented at the Ukrainian pavilion in the 2019 Venice Biennale of contemporary art. It stirred up a strong public reaction, provoking an animated discussion.

During the event, the speakers shared their experience of cooperation with the government institutions and communication with people opposing the project. They talked about the problems in the contemporary Ukrainian society, state, the national dream, relationship between the past and the future, as well as what it means to be a Ukrainian artist.

The event took place on November 27, 2019, in the Museum of the Odesa Modern Art.
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The project Past / Future / Art is implemented in partnership with forum ZFD Programme in Ukraine. forumZFD is an international non-governmental organisation, which supports civil society in countries affected by war and conflict. forumZFD works with experts in conflict transformation in Germany, and numerous other countries in Europe, Middle East and South-East Asia.