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R.E.P. (revolutionary experimental space) group was found in 2004.

Since 2006 members of R.E.P. group are Nikita Kadan, Zhanna Kadyrova, Lesia Khomenko, Volodymyr Kuznetsov, Ksenia Hnylytska, Lada Nakonechna,

all live and work in Kyiv, Ukraine

In 2006 group started own curatorial program named “Shtab” (“Hadquarters”)

In 2008 initiated HUDRADA (http://hudrada.tumblr.com/), the curatorial union based on interdisciplinary communication


Selected exhibitions 


The Opposing ShoreUniversité de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France


Attention! Border! Galeria Arsenał elektrownia, Białystok, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin


After the Rally, Studio Gallery, Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw

Universal hospitality, Alte Post, Wien

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

Dependence degreeBWA Wrocław - Gallery of Contemporary Art

R.E.P. – On method, 10 years, Contemporary Art Space, Batumi/ Georgian State Art Museum, Tbilisi

Limited liability pavilion, apartment exhibition during 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Italy

Demonstrating Minds: Disagreements in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA/ The Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Art has no alternative (An Archive of Artists in Action), tranzit.sk, Bratislava, Slovakia

The Wall, Art Face to Face with Borders, Careof DOCVA, Milan

Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Teatr Powszechny im. Zygmunta Hübnera, Warsaw, Poland/Closer art centre, Kyiv, Ukraine

R.E.P. – On method, 10 years, Labirynt gallery, Lublin, Poland

Through maidan and beyond, Architekturzentrum Wien in MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, Ausria

Deprivation, Arsenal gallery, Bialystok, Poland

The Ukrainians, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany

Imaginary archive, Les Kurbas centre, Kyiv, Ukraine

Disobedience Archive (The park), SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

Piazza dell`imaginario, Prato, Italy

The stairs, project organized by Polish Institute on Ivana Franka st, Kyiv, Ukraine

Whisper down the lane, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA

global aCtIVISm, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany

Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Self-government: cultural evolution vs. Revolution, Odessa, Ukraine

Ukrainian news, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland

Union of Hovels, First congress, Lido, Venice

“The Future Generation Art Prize@Venice 2013” Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Italy

Disobedience Archive (The Republic), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

Court Experiment, SIZ gallery, Rijeka

Showing its colours. What makes art, MARTa Herford, DE

Sun of the Poor, Ya Gallery Art Center, Dnipropetrovsk



Cantastoria, UMOCA (Utah Museum of Contemporary Art), Salt Lake City, USA

It isn't important, it's only art..., Arsenal Gallery, Białystok, Poland

“Disputed Territory” is the 4th exhibition of the Ukrainian Curatorial Collective HUDRADA, Sevastopol Art Museum in Crimea, Ukraine

"THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES – REBIRTH AND APOCALYPSE IN CONTEMPORARY ART", main project of First Kyiv biennale of contemporary art ARSENALE 2012, Museum Complex "Mystetskyi Arsenal", Kyiv, UA

“Myth "Ukrainian baroque”, National Art Museum, Kyiv

Who told you so?! #1Truth vs. Government, Onomatopee projectspace, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Atlas critique, Parc Saint Léger, Centre d’art contemporain, France


Labor show, CCA at National University Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine

Between Ideology and Identity. Budapest Version, in Labor, Budapest, Hungary

Impossible community, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia 

LIFE IN THE FOREST, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland 

ATLANTIS 11, The alternative Bulgarian pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial, Italy

Independent, Art Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine 

A complicated relation, part 2, KALMAR KONSTMUSEUM, Kalmar, Sweden

Making and art, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria

Public Folklore, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria 



Art-Kyiv Contemporary, parallel exhibition, Art Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine,

Those, who came at the start of 2000, M17 Contemporary art centre, Kyiv, Ukraine

Annex 6. The Politics of the Invisible Hand, ART IST KUKU NU UT 2010, Y-Gallery, Tartu, Estonia

Videozone 5, The 5 International Video Art Biennial in Israel, CCA, Tel Aviv, Israel

Minimal Differences, White Box, New York, USA

ЯКЩО / ЕСЛИ / IF. Ukrainian Art in Transition, PERMM museum, Perm, Russia

When One Has to Say “We”: Art as the Practice of Solidarity, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Over the Counter, Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest

Rain Of Down, Culturehouse Telakka, Tampere, Finland

Euro renovation in Europe, Kunstraum muenchen, Munich, Germany

Great surprise, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

SUPERMARKET - the artist-run art fair, Stockholm, Sweden

Let’s talk about nationalism! Between ideology and identity, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia



Revolutionary moments, Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kiev Mohyla Academy,  Kyiv, Ukraine;

Communism Never Happened, Feinkost gallery, Berlin, Germany;

FUTURE WAS YESTERDAY. Self organized artistic practices from Ukraine, Gallery SC + Gallery PM/HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia;

Old Cold War. Pols Socialist Countries Experience, 3rd Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia;

Views, Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kiev Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine;

(Re)Socialisation of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Odesa, Ukraine;

Open city, Festival of art in public space, Lublin, Poland;

2. Katowice Biennale, Katowice, Poland;

No More Reality. Crowd and performance, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey;

Land of Human Rights: Being Responsible for Resources, < rotor > - art association in Graz, Austria



Art as a present, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Alphabetical order, Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden;

Gyumry biennial, Gyumry, Armenia;

EPAF – European festival of performances, Warsaw, Poland;

Another city. Another life, Zacheta gallery, Warsaw, Poland;

No more reality, De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, Holland;

Pro Это, “Qui vive?” Biennale of young artists, State Centre for contemporary art, Moscow, Russia;

Transit, curatorial projeсt of R.E.P. group, Ya gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Common Space, curatorial projeсt of R.E.P. group supported by “Eidos” foundation, public environment, Kyiv, Ukraine;

New Ukrainian Language, curatorial projeсt of R.E.P. group, “Karas gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Checkpoint, F.A.I.T. gallery, Krakow, Poland;

Satellite Tunes,  National University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary;

Shengen, Feinkost gallery, Berlin, Germany



Consequences and Proposals, Biennale of young artists, Tallinn, Estonia;

Contemporary art Norwich, Norwich, England;

Ukrainian pavilion. Berlin, Bereznitsky gallery, Berlin, Germany;

Patriotism”, Capsula gallery, Rome, Italy;

Ginnungagap/Pavilion of Belief, Presentation of “Im Regierungsviertel” gallery in time of 52 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy;

We are Ukrainians, In collaboration with Mark Titchner, Ukrainian pavilion on 52 Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy;

Critically in between, Special project of “Art-Athina 2007” art fair, Athens, Greece;

Progressive nostalgia, Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy;

From Kosovo to Kaliningrad, Third Prague Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech republic

Return of memory, KUMU museum, Tallinn, Estonia;

Comunities. Young artists from Ukraine, curatorial project of R.E.P. group, “Arsenal” gallery, Bialostok, Poland;

Communities project, curatorial project of R.E.P. group, Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Petroliana. Oil patriotism, Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Museum for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia;



Testing station, “Skulpturens Hus”, Stockholm, Sweden;

Hot / Cool Ukraine, Moscow, Russia;

Patriotism tomorrow, Wyspa institute for contemporary art, Gdansk;

Festival of Contemporary Art in Shargorod, Ukraine;

Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, USA;

Intervention, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland;

Terytoria, Center of culture in Lublin, Poland;

New communities, Caucasian biennale, Tbilisi;

Do You?!, Zeh gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Lirnyk, project of R.E.P. group, Festival of Performances in Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Postorange, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria;

Team Colors, F.A.I.T. gallery, Krakow, Poland;


Ukrainian Hermitage , Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kiev Mohyla Academy,  Kyiv, Ukraine;

Open laboratory, Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kiev Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Ukrainian Art and the Orange Revolution, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, U.S.A;

Intervention, Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine;



Revolutionary Experimental Space, Center for Contemporary Art at National University Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine.



2005 – Year residence of R.E.P. group in Centre for Contemporary Art at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

2008 – Residence in LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig, Germany


Museo d’árte contemporanea Luigi Pecci,
Prato, Italy

Arsenal gallery, Bialystok, Poland

Labirynt gallery, Lublin, Poland

FRAC Bretagne, France