Born 1981 in DnipropetrovskUkrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (UkSSR)

Lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine


2006 - 2009 - National Academy of Fine Art and Architecturepost graduate course, Kyiv

2000 2006  - MA, National Academy of Fine art and Architecture, Kyiv

1996 - 2000  Dnipropetrovsk State Art College


1999 - special course in video artCenter for Contemporary Art Kyiv, Ukraine

2008  Co-founder of Сuratorial Union HUDRADA, a self-educational community based on interdisciplinary cooperation

2007-2008 Shtab (headquarters), project of R.E.P. group for supporting young artists, Center for Contemporary Art, KyivUkraine

Since 2004 member of  R.E.P. group 

2015 Co-founder of Method Fund


Selected solo exhibitions and projects

2018 Background Mode, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig

2017 Teacher, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

2016 Die Musik bricht ab. Die Gäste sind verlegen. Pause., Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin

2016  Experiments (with Zhanna Kadyrova), BWA Warsaw, Poland

2015 The Deception of Distance, Mikhail Bulgakov's Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014 Homey, Intervention, Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences, Poland

2014 State of things, Toulouse Art Festival, Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France

2014 Mobile portable model, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin

2012 Entfremdungseffect, Eigen+Art Lab, Berlin

2012 While I can see, performance, Arsenal gallery, Byalistok, Poland

2012 Weekdays, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland

2011 One More Day, performance, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

2011 2 Stories – 3 Worlds. (with Ivan Bazak), BINZ39 Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland;

2011 Perspective, Public Art Project in University Library Albertina in Leipzig, Germany;

2009 Place, Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2003 Comfortable environment, CCA at NaUKMA, Kyiv, Ukraine


Selected group exhibitions

2018 I am the Mouth, Works from Central and Eastern European Artists from Art Collection Telekom, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Croatia 

2018 Follow the Line - POSITIONEN ZEITGENÖSSISCHER ZEICHNUNG, Kunsthalle der Spaskasse, Leipzig

2017 Festivities Are Cancelled! The Kyiv International – Kyiv Biennial 2017, “UFO” at metro Lybidska (Ukrainian Institute of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information) and Pavlo Tychyna Literary Memorial Museum in Kyiv

2017 Postponed Futures, DRAD, London

2016 Into the darkness, VozdvizhenkaArtsHouse, Kyiv and WUK, Vienna, Austria

2016 The school of Kyiv. Leipzig class. Seminar: Politics of Form, GFZK, Leipzig

2015 à la frontière…! old and new borders in Europe, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste Contemporanea

2015 Meshes of the Afternoon (The Plein Air School of Landscape / Die Schule der Landschaft), Kyiv Biennale, Kunsthalltrondheim, Norway

2015 In spite of everything, Polish Institute Dusseldorf, Germany

2015 Best evidence rule, Verein für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Germany

2015 Lest The Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland

2015 Walk the Line. Neue Wege der Zeichnung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2014 Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Art-centre Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014  R.E.P.: 10 years. On method, Labirint Gallery, Lublin, Poland

2014 Through Maidan and Beyond, Architekturzentrum Wien, Austria

2014 Sister Europa, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria

2014 Deprivation, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, Poland

2014 Disconsent, Center for Contemporary Art Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2014 The Ukrainians, Daad gallery, Berlin, Germany

2014 Gender and diplomacy – the »Ladies’ Programme«, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2014 Imaginary Archive, The Les’Kurbas Centre for Theatre Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013 Measures of saving the world_part 3, < rotor > center for contemporary art, Graz, Austria

2013 Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Ukraine

2013 Economics in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland

2013 Racing with time: The Art of 1960s - The Beginning of 2000s, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv

2013 Ukrainian news, group exhibition, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland

2012 Landscape shielded by the picture, National Art Museum, Kyiv

2012 The Ukrainian Body, Visual Culture Research Center of NaUKMA

2011 October project, Flutgraben e. V., Berlin, Germany

2011 Labor show, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine

2011 Rewriting worlds, main project of 4th Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow, Russia

2010 IF. Ukrainian Art in Transition, PERM Museum, Perm, Russia;



2014 Laureate of Malevich Award-2014, Kyiv

2013 second Special Prize of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2013

2003   1st award of the 3rd Ukrainian contest for young curators and artists, Centre for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA, Kyiv.

Projects with R.E.P. group (selection)

2016 Meanwhile, what about socialism?, Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle

2015 Demonstrating Minds: Disagreements in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA/ The Finnish National Gallery, Хельсінкі, Finnland

2014 - R.E.P. – On method, 10 years, Labirynt gallery, Lublin, Poland
- The Ukrainians, DAAD galerie, Berlin, Germany

2013 - global aCtIVISm, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Карлсруе, Німеччина
- Disobedience Archive (The Republic), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Турін, Italy

2012 Cantastoria, UMOCA (Utah Museum of Contemporary Art), USA

2011 Impossible community, State Museum of Modern Art of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia
- Public Folklore, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
- Life in the forest, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland
- The Bulgarian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy
- A complicated relation, part 2, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
- Making and Art, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria

2010  Minimal differences, White box, Ney-York, США
- Over the counter, Kunsthalle, Будапешт, Hungary
- Euro Renovation in Europe, Kunstraum München, Munich, Germany
- Great Surprise, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv
- SUPERMARKET - the artist-run art fair, Stockholm, Sweden
- 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;
- No More Reality. Crowd and Performance, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey
- Land of Human Rights: Being Responsible for Resources, < rotor > - art association in Graz, Austria

2008 Art as A Present, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine
- Alphabetical Order, Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
- Another City. Another Life, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
- No More Reality, De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, Holland
- Satellite Tunes, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

2007 Consequences and Proposals, Biennale of Young Artists, Tallinn, Estonia
- Contemporary Art Norwich, Norwich, England
- A Poem about an Inland Sea, project in collaboration with Mark Titchner, Ukrainian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice
- Progressive nostalgia, Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato
- From Kosovo to Kaliningrad, Third Prague Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague
- Return of Memory, KUMU Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
- Petroliana. Oil Patriotism, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Museum for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2006 Postorange, Kunsthalle, Vienna
- Intervention, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland
- Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, USA

Stipends, residencies

DAAD “Arts and Media” programm, research stipend / 2017

Aschersleben, Germany /2017

Stipendium Griffelkunst >> at the print workshop of Ellen Sturm, Hamburg / 2017

a-i-r Laboratory, Warsaw / 2015, 2012

KulturKontakt Austria, Vienna / 2015

Residency in 18t Street Arts Center, Santa Monica / 2015

Fellowship at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst / 2014

BINZ39 Foundation, Zürich und Zuger Kulturstiftun gLandis& Gyr, Zug / 2010

Villa Waldberta, MunichGermany/ 2009

LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig / 2008, 2009

Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv (with R.E.P.) / 2005

Lectures, presentations

2017 Reading International. Curatorial Network Talk #1: Lada Nakonechna, South Street Arts, Reading, UK

2017 Exchanging Notes 2: Making Memories, Seminar at the Norrköping Art Museum, Sweden

2011 August: The journey to the East, panel discussion, BialystokPoland

2011 January: Art in public spacesymposium, University Library Leipzig;

2011 January: Invisible Borders, Lada Nakonecna, Luchezar Boyadjiev and Ivan Bazakpresentation and discussion (moderated by Heiko Schmid) at the Master Fine Arts in Zürich;

2010 April: Visiting artist, Theory Tuesdays, Corner college, ZurichSwitzerland; 

2009 November: Post-sowjetisch und Post-orange: Junge ukrainische Kunst, Lothringer13 -  Städtische Kunsthalle München, Germany;

Curatorial activities

Exhibition by curatorial collective Hudrada:

2017 Festivities Are Cancelled!, The Kyiv International – Kyiv Biennial 2017, “UFO” at metro Lybidska (Ukrainian Institute of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information) and Pavlo Tychyna Literary Memorial Museum in Kyiv

2016 Into the darkness, У темряву, VozdvizhenkaArtsHouse, Kyiv and WUK, Vienna, Austria

2014 Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, art-centre Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine

Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw, Poland

2013 Union of hovels, first congress, Malomocco, Lido, Venice

2013 Portfolio Review: “The Great and the Good”, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle,
Warsaw, Poland 

2013 Court Experiment, SIZ gallery, Rijeka, Croatia

2012 Disputed territory, Kroshitsky Art Museum, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine

2011 Labor showCuratorial Union Hudrada, Visual Culture Research Center, KyivUkraine

2011 Court experiment project in non-commercial program of VIENNAFAIR 2011

2010 Court Experiment, Visual Culture Research CenterCenter of Study of Society, Curatorial Union Hudrada together with, KyivUkraine;

2009 Views, curatorial project of Hudrada, Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine;

2008 Transit, curatorial projeсt, Ya gallery, KyivUkraine*;

Common Space, curatorial projeсt, public environment, Kyiv, Ukraine*;

New Ukrainian Language, curatorial project, Karas gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine*;

2007 Communities: Ukrainian Young Artists, curatorial projeсt, Arsenal gallery, BialystokPoland*;

Communities Project, curatorial project, Center for Contemporary Art, KyivUkraine*;