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Zhanna Kadyrova

The Winner of the First Special Prize, PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011

Zhanna Kadyrova graduated from Taras Shevchenko State Art School, Kyiv. She works in various media: photography, painting, drawing and sculpture, she is particularly known for her sculptural works in public space. Nominated for the PinchukArtCentre Prize in 2009, she became the first Special Prize Winner of the PinchukArtCentre in 2011 with her “Asphalt” works. Kadyrova is the member of the R.E.P. group and Penoplast musical performance group. She has elaborated her own recognizable artistic style distinguished by using fractured tiles.


Selected exhibitions:
2010 – Ukrainian Art Platform at ART Paris, France;
2010 – Art-Kyiv Contemporary 2010, special project, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2009 – Exhibition of the shortlisted PinchukArtCentre Prize 2009 nominees, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine;;
2009 – "Calculation" Рор-up-project, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2009 – "No more Reality crowd and performance" Depo Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, Turkey;
2008 – "No more reality", De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, Holland;
2008 – "Supermarket", Stockholm, Sweden.