PANEL DISCUSSION: THE NEW SCENE OF UKRAINE
IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives
II Biennale of Young Art
Austrian Cultural Forum Kyiv
Flanders Arts Institute (Brussel)
Within the educational programme of The Second Biennale for Young Art in Kharkiv, a panel discussion will be held with international art professionals and representatives of the local art community.
During the panel discussion each speaker will briefly present his/her practice and outline sphere of interests in order to encourage cultural exchange, professional networking and knowledge sharing between peers from different countries.
Discussion language – English
Laura Amann, curator, architect, co-founder of Significant Other; Kathrin Heinrich, art critic; Alicja Melzacka, independent researcher, curator, and writer; Maaike Leyn, Belgian artist and linguist teaching Russian and Dutch language; Borys Filonenko, co-curator of the Biennale for Young Art.
Moderator: Kateryna Filyuk, chief curator of IZOLYATSIA, curator of the Educational Programme of the Biennale for Young Art.
The discussion is a part of a a tailor-made Visitor’s Programme (17th – 22nd of September 2019) for international art professionals.
The Visitor‘s programme is also a part of a larger project The New Scene of Ukraine conducted by BLOCKFREI in partnership with several other partners from Ukraine (Plan B Festival, Ukrainian Institute, Biennale of Young Art and IZOLYATSIA), created in the light of 2019 – the bilateral Year of Culture between Ukraine and Austria with the aim to enable mobility enhancement, internationalisation and network creation among the curators, artists, art critics, art educators and producers in the field contemporary art scene.