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Poem on the Inner Sea at the 52nd Venice Biennale
1 June 2007 - 30 November 2007

The title of the project recalls the famous film «Poem on the Sea» created based on the script of the outstanding Ukrainian director Olexandre Dovzhenko. Well-known artists from Ukraine, Great Britain and the United States of America feature in the project who will create new works specially for the new exhibition: Serhiy Bratkov (Ukraine), Alexander Hnilitsky and Lesia Zaiats (Ukraine), Boris Mikhailov (Ukraine), Juergen Teller (Germany/Great Britain), Marc Titchner (Great Britain), Sam Taylor-Wood (Great Britain), Dzine (Carlos Rolon; USA).

The art project «Poem on the Inner Sea» demonstrates the joint vision of the authors and their aspiration for exploration of new and active roles of the artist in the society. The exhibition intends to reveal the issues that the famous Ukrainian director Olexander Dovzhenko had been raising for all his life: what does being Ukrainian mean? Who are Ukrainians? Where are they, Ukrainians?

Making direct reference to Ukraine in their own unique way whilst adhering to the underlying theme, Serhiy Bratkov, Boris Mikhailov and Juergen Teller have all produced entirely new photographic work. Sam Taylor-Wood has made two new films, Alexander Hnilitsky/Lesia Zaiats have developed a two room video installation. Mark Titchner has fabricated two sculptures for the exterior of the pavilion. Dzine has manufactured a useable boat to be placed in the Canal.

11 May 2019 - 18 August 2019

A Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

The PinchukArtCentre and Victor Pinchuk Foundation present works by 21 young artists across 17 countries, shortlisted for the 5th edition of the Future Generation Art Prize - the global art prize for artists aged 35 or younger. Established in 2009, 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the prize’s founding. 

25 April 2019 - 31 October 2019

Referring to the hit of the Swedish singer-emigrant Ardis in 1994, the international exhibition «Ain't nobody's business» activates voices striving for freedom of self-determination. The collective position of artists provokes a public debate about the controversial relationship between regulatory power and personality. How does our sexuality show itself in modern realities? And does its detection depend on ourselves?