"Hope!": Yevgenia Belorusets at Ukrainian Pavilion of Venice Biennale

The Ukrainian national pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale presents a group exhibition Hope! featuring a young generation of Ukrainian artists, including Yevgenia Belorusets, Nikita Kadan, Zhanna Kadyrova, Mykola Ridnyi &Serhiy Zhadan, Artem Volokitin, Anna Zvyagintseva and Open Group.

The Ukrainian national pavilion stands as a model for a new transparent Ukraine reaching out to the world. With this exhibition a young generation of artists voices hopes for Ukraine’s future while confronting the current conflict and the countries recent history.

Yevgenia Belorusets portrays invisible miners who chose to live and work within the zone of conflict but refuse to take part in the war, trying to “save” their future by daily working in the mines.

Ukrainian pavillion opens at 9th of May 2015.

The project is organized by the PinchukArtCentre with the support of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. Ministry of Culture of Ukraine is commissioner. Björn Geldhof, Deputy Artistic Director of the PinchukArtCentre, is the curator of the project.

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Катерина Ботанова, Венеційська бієнале: З міцно зав'язаними очима [UA], Korydor, 30.06.2015