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Pastime Paradise. Christina Solomukha
12 April 2008 - 11 May 2008

With her first solo exhibition in Ukraine Christina Solomukha presents a series of new pieces, including installations DiscoBaba, ReadyMade, DogHouse, and Sunrise. The young artist combines model, water-color, installation, and sculpture to manifest her humoristic treatment of architecture that reflects ideological and utopian contradictions, as well as the controversial urbanist space.

Absorbing the reality through her experience and memory, Christina creates her own landscape, a sort of mix of aesthetic pop-post and kitsch made of her reminiscences of Ukraine and new sensations. Blending the controversial reality with shape, for example, embroidery with a customs van in Odessa, or a snowman with mirror-like balls she revivifies our everyday environment steering clear of whatever stereotypes. Christina Solomukha, the Ukrainian artist who lives in France, has created her bitter-sweet world full of irony and nostalgia to show the viewers into unique creative images. Humor, exaggeration, and hybridization are the main tools to lift the reality to appropriate level in order to find in its shortcomings possible ways for new utopias.

24 February 2018 - 13 May 2018

A group show of 20 artists nominated for the 5th edition of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2018, a nationwide prize in contemporary art for young Ukrainian artists up to 35. The shortlist has been formed by the Selection Committee based on the results of the selection from more than 650 applications submitted by young Ukrainian artist from all regions of Ukraine and foreign countries. Each work is especially produced for the exhibition and forms an independent artistic statement.

Vernissage of the shortlisted artists for the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2018


24 February 2018 - 13 May 2018

The PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine) presents the 1st solo exhibition in Eastern Europe by Dineo Seshee Bopape (South Africa), the Main Prize Winner of the 4th edition of the Future Generation Art Prize. The show includes a major soil installation specially produced for the PinchukArtCentre.