Lada Nakonechna

Biography

Lada Nakonechna

1981

born in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine and Berlin, Germany
since 2012 she is teaching at COURSE – curatorial project investigating contemporary art education

Education

1996 - 2000

Dnipropetrovsk State Art College

2000 - 2006

National Academy of Fine art and Architecture, Kyiv

2006 - 2009

National Academy of Fine Art and Architecture, Post graduate course, Kyiv

since 2004

member "Revolutionary Experimental Space" (R.E.P.)

2008

Co-founder of Curatorial Group Hudrada, eine selbstorganisierte Gemeinschaft,  self-organized community based on interdisciplinary cooperation.

2012

Co-founder of ISTM (art worker's self-defining initiative)

Awards

2014

Laureate of Malevich Award – 2014, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013

Second Special Prize of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2013

2012

Finalist Future Generation Art Prize, Short list (R.E.P.)

2011, 2009, 2013

Finalist of Pinchuk Art Prize, Kyiv

2003

1st award of the 3rd Ukrainian contest for young curators and artists, Centre for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA, Kyiv

2008, 2012

Finalist of Kazimir Malevich Award, Kyiv

Residencies

2015

Artists in Residence KulturKontakt, Vienna, Austria
Residency in 18th Street 
Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA

2014

Fellowship at the Hanse-Wissenschftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany

2012

a-i-r Laboratory, Warsaw

2010

Residence BINZ39 Foundation, Zurich and Zuger Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr, Zug, Switzerland

2009

Villa Waldberta, Munich

2008 - 2009

LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig

2005

Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv (R.E.P.)

Monuments

2011

Shortlist Monument for the Unification and Freedon, Leipzig

2009

Shortlist Memorial for the Victims of the German Military Courts, Cologne

Projects and Performances

2014

Homey, Intervention, Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences, Poland

2012

While I can see, Performance / performance, Arsenal gallery, Byalistok, Poland
Red carpet, LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig City Centre

 

2011

One More Day, performance, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv,
While I can see, performance, Kyiv
Perspective, Universitätsbibliothek / University Library Albertina in Leipzig, incollaboration with LIA - Leipzig International Art Programme

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2014

TAKE FIVE (Mobile portable model), Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Germany
State of things, Cultural Center Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France

2012

Entfremdungseffekt, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin, Germany
Weekdays, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland

2011

2 Stories – 3 Worlds. (with Ivan Bazak), BINZ39 Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
Sale, Small Gallery of Art Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)
Fashion Ukraine, Kunstraum Reto Ganz, Zurich, Switzerland (R.E.P.)

2010

Euro Renovation in Europe, Kunstraum München, Munich (R.E.P.)
Great Surprise, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv (R.E.P.)

2009

Viewers at Forest. Artist and Manipulation, Weltraum, Munich
Place, Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Kyiv

 

2008

Patriotism. Art as A Present, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv (R.E.P.)

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2015

Lest The Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland
Walk the Line. Neue Wege der Zeichnung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
In spite of everything, Polish Intitute Dusseldorf, Germany

2014

R.E.P.: 10 years. On method, Labirint Gallery, Lublin, Poland
Sister Europa
, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
Deprivation,
Arsenal gallery, Bialystok, Poland
Disconsent,
Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Postcards from Maidan,
 Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
The Ukrainians,
Daad gallery, Berlin, Germany
Gender and diplomacy – the »Ladies’ Programme«,
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Through Maidan and Beyond,
Architekturzentrum Wien, Wien, Österreich
Leipzig - Heldenstadt?,
Goethe Institut Paris, Frankreich
Imaginary Archive, The Les’ Kurbas State Center for Theatre Arts, Kiew, Ukraine

2013

On paper, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin, Deutschland
MASSNAHMEN ZUR RETTUNG DER WELT _ TEIL 3, <rotor> Center for contemporary art Graz, Österreich
Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Ukraine
Racing with time: The Art of 1960s - The Beginning of 2000s, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv
Revisiting Footnotes, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, Estland
UKRAINIAN NEWS, Centre for Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa, Poland
Economics in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Showing its colours – What makes art, MARTa Herford, Germany (R.E.P.)

2012

Disputed territory, Sevastopol Art Museum, Ukraine
The Ukrainian Body, Visual Culture Research Center of NaUKMA
Double game, special project of Arsenale 2012, Museum Complex "Mystetskyi Arsenal", Kiev, Ukraine
Landscape shielded by the picture, National Art Museum, Kiev, Ukraine
In bester Form / In best form, Highlights from 14 Leipzig Galleries 2012, Gallery
EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse, Leipzig, Germany

2011

Rewriting worlds, 4th Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
Impossible community, State Museum of Modern Art of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow
October project, Flutgraben e. V., Berlin
Public Folklore, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria (R.E.P.)
The Bulgarian Pavilion, Venice Biennial (R.E.P.)
A complicated relation, part 2, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
Making and Art, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria (R.E.P.)

2010

IF. Ukrainian Art in Transition, PERMM Museum, Perm, Russia.
VideoZone V, Fifth International Video Art Biennial, Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv (R.E.P.)
Minimal differences, White box, New York (R.E.P.)
Over the counter, Kunsthalle, Budapest
Let's Talk about Nationalism! Between Ideology and Identity, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

2009

Revolutionary Moments, Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv
Future Was Yesterday. Self-Organized Artistic Practices from Ukraine, Gallery SC + Gallery PM/HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia.
Leipzig calling, LIA project, New York Academy of Art, New York, USA
No More Reality. Crowd and Performance, Depo, Istanbul (R.E.P.)
Land of Human Rights: Being Responsible for Resources, < rotor > - art association in Graz, Austria (R.E.P.)

2008

Alphabetical Order, Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
Another City. Another Life, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw (R.E.P.)
No More Reality, De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands*
Fresh Blood, Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow
Satellite Tunes, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest

2007

Exteriors, Centre for Contemporary Art, Kyiv
A Poem about an Inland Sea, in collaboration with Mark Titchner, Ukrainischer Pavillon / Ukrainian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice (R.E.P.)
Progressive nostalgia, Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy (R.E.P.)
From Kosovo to Kaliningrad, Third Prague Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague (R.E.P.)
Return of Memory, KUMU Museum, Tallinn, Estonia (R.E.P.)

2006

Postorange, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (R.E.P.)

Curatorial activities

2014

Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw, Poland, Art-centre Closer, Kiev, Ukraine
Unpurposeful use of the space, Kiev, Ukranie

2013

Union of Hovels. First congress, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Lido, Venice

2012

Disputed territory, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Sevastopol Art Museum, Ukraine

2011

Labor show, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine

2010

Court Experiment, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Visual Culture Research Center, Center of Study of Society together with tranzit.at, Kyiv

2009

Views, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Center for Contemporary Art, Kiew, Ukraine

2008

Transit, Ya gallery, Kyiv (R.E.P.)
Common Space, public environment, Kyiv (R.E.P.)
New Ukrainian Language, Karas gallery, Kyiv (R.E.P.)

2007

Communities: Ukrainian Young Artists, Arsenal gallery, Bialystok, Poland (R.E.P.)
Communities Project, Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv (R.E.P.)

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