Ukraine is under siege following a full-scale military invasion by Russia on 24 February 2022

On Saturday, November 5, at 6 PM, IZOLYATSIA invites to the opening of the exhibition Five Pieces on a Background. The opening will feature Larisa Venediktova performing choreography of the Knight’s Tour by Iza Tarasewicz.

On Sunday, November 6, the following events will take place:

12:00–15:00 Sunday brunch with curators and artists of the Blue Box Project. Guided tours and conversations on the contemporary site-specific work of artists and organizations in Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine.

15:00–16:00 Karol Radziszewski presents Queer Archives Institute. On performing queer archives In Eastern Europe.

All events will be held at 8 Naberezhno-Luhova Street.

Curators: Valentina Kiselyova (Belarus), Nini Palavandishvili (Georgia), Daniel Muzyczuk (Poland), Lena Prents (Belarus/Germany), Anna Ptak (Poland), Vladimir Us (Moldova)

Artists: Grupa Budapeszt – Igor Krenz, Michał Libera, Daniel Muzyczuk (Poland), Karol Radziszewski (Poland), Alicja Rogalska (Poland), Iza Tarasewicz (Poland), Maja Bekan (Netherlands)

Project curator: Anna Ptak (Poland)

Project Partners:
Art and Its Time Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Ў Contemporary Art Gallery, GeoAIR, IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, Oberliht Young Artists Association, Polish Institute in Kyiv.

Organised by:
Art and Present Time Foundation.

Accompanying Programme and Implementation of the Exhibition: Mykhailo Glubokyi, Tetyana Filevska, Oksana Sarzhevska.
Exhibition Architecture:
Oleksandr Burlaka
“Blue Box” Graphic:
Moonmadness (Dagny Nowak and Daniel Szwed)
Production and Coordination of the “Blue Box” Project:
Aleksandra Biedka
Media Communication, PR:
Oleksandr Vynogradov

The exhibition is being organised under the project Blue Box, co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland.

The project has been initiated by the Re-Directing: East Curatorial Residency of the A-I-R Laboratory/CCA Ujazdowski Castle in 2015.

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Izolyatsia Media Partners