Lada Nakonechna


Lada Nakonechna

born in Dnipropetrovsk, Soviet Union
Lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine


1996 - 2000
Dnipropetrovsk State Art College
2000 - 2006
National Academy of Fine art and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine
2006 - 2009
National Academy of Fine Art and Architecture, Post graduate course, Kiev, Ukraine
since 2004
member "Revolutionary Experimental Space" (R.E.P.)
Co-founder of Curatorial Group Hudrada, eine selbstorganisierte Gemeinschaft,  self-organized community based on interdisciplinary cooperation.
Co-founder of ISTM (art worker's self-defining initiative)
from 2012
teaching in Cource of Contemporary Art


Laureate of Malevich Award-2014, Kiev, Ukraine
Second Special Prize of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2013
Finalist Future Generation Art Prize, Short list (R.E.P.)
2011, 2009, 2013
Finalist of Pinchuk Art Prize, Kiev, Ukraine
1st award of the 3rd Ukrainian contest for young curators and artists, Centre for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine
2008, 2012
Finalist of Kazimir Malevich Award, Kiev, Ukraine


Artists in Residence KulturKontakt, Vienna, Austria
Residency in 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, USA
Fellowship at the Hanse-Wissenschftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany
a-i-r Laboratory, Warsaw, Poland
Residence BINZ39 Foundation, Zurich and Zuger Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr, Zug, Switzerland
Villa Waldberta, Munich, Germany
2008 - 2009
LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig, Germany
Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)


Shortlist Monument for the Unification and Freedon, Leipzig, Germany
Shortlist Memorial for the Victims of the German Military Courts, Cologne, Germany

Projects and Performances

Homey, Intervention, Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences, Krakow, Poland
While I can see, Performance / performance, Arsenal gallery, Byalistok, Poland
Red carpet, LIA – Leipzig International Art Program, Leipzig City Centre, Germany  
One More Day, performance, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
While I can see, performance, Kiev, Ukraine
Perspective, University Library Albertina in Leipzig, incollaboration with LIA - Leipzig International Art Programme, Leipzig, Germany

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

Images from abroad, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin
Background mode, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, Leipzig
The exhibition, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
The music stops. The guests are embarassed. Pause.
Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, Berlin
TAKE FIVE (mobile portable model), Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, Berlin, Germany
State of things, Cultural Center Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France 
Entfremdungseffekt, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin, Germany
Weekdays, CSW Zamek Ujazdowsky, Warsaw, Poland
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.)
Euro Renovation in Europe, Kunstraum München, Munich, Germany (R.E.P.)
Great Surprise, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)
Viewers at Forest. Artist and Manipulation, Weltraum, Munich, Germany
Place, Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine  
Patriotism. Art as A Present, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

Gifts for you, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin
Tale of Novorossiya
, Municipal Gallery Arsenał, Poznan, Poland
The World on Paper, Prinzessinenpalais, Berlin
Sedimente, Werkschau, Spinnerei Leipzig, Leipzig
Follow the Line. Positionen zeitgenössischer Zeichnung, Kunsthalle Sparkasse Leipzig, Leipzig
Revolte, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, Berlin
, GRAD, London, United Kingdom
Semnatic Riots, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel, Switzerland
BUD'MO! / BĄDŹMY!, BWA Zielona Gora, Gora, Poland
Experiments, BWA Warszawa, Warsaw, Poland
Politik der Form - The School of Kyiv, Kyiv Biennale 2015, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Meshes of the Afternoon, The School of Landscape – Department Trondheim, Kunsthall Trondheim, Trondheim, Norway
Manifest Thought Form, Kuad Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Gute Kunst? Wollen!, auf AEG, Nuremberg, Germany
offen, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig/Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Paradigma Blickwechsel, Tapetenwerk, Leipzig, Germany
Best evidence rule, KV Verein für zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Lest The Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Walk the Line. Neue Wege der Zeichnung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
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, Poland
The Ukrainians, Daad gallery, Berlin, Germany
Gender and diplomacy – the »Ladies’ Programme«, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Through Maidan and Beyond, Architekturzentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria
Leipzig - Heldenstadt?, Goethe Institut Paris, France
Open City, Festival of art in pubic space, Lublin, Poland
Imaginary Archive, The Les’ Kurbas State Center for Theatre Arts, Kiev, Ukraine
on paper, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin, Germany
MASSNAHMEN ZUR RETTUNG DER WELT _ TEIL 3, <rotor> Center for contemporary art
Graz, Graz, Austria
Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Ukraine
Racing with time: The Art of 1960s - The Beginning of 2000s, National Art Museum of
Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
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, Herford, Germany (R.E.P.)
Disputed territory, Sevastopol Art Museum, Sevastopol, 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
Rewriting worlds, 4th Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow, Russia
Impossible community, State Museum of Modern Art of the Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russia
October project, Flutgraben e. V., Berlin, Germany
Public Folklore, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria (R.E.P.)
The Bulgarian Pavilion, Venice Biennial, Italy(R.E.P.)
A complicated relation, part 2, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
Making and Art, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz, Austria (R.E.P.)
IF. Ukrainian Art in Transition, PERMM Museum, Perm, Russia
VideoZone V, Fifth International Video Art Biennial, Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv, Israel (R.E.P.)
Minimal differences, White box, New York, USA (R.E.P.)
Over the counter, Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
Let's Talk about Nationalism! Between Ideology and Identity, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
Revolutionary Moments, Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
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.)
Alphabetical Order, Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
Another City. Another Life, Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw (R.E.P.)
No More Reality, De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Satellite Tunes, Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
Exteriors, Centre for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
A Poem about an Inland Sea, in collaboration with Mark Titchner, Ukrainian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (R.E.P.)
Progressive nostalgia, Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy (R.E.P.)
From Kosovo to Kaliningrad, Third Prague Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Reoublic (R.E.P.)
Return of Memory, KUMU Museum, Tallinn, Estonia (R.E.P.)
Postorange, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria  (R.E.P.)

Curatorial activities

Festivities Are Cancelled!, The Kyiv International - Kyiv Biennial 2017, Kyiv
Referendum on withdrawal from the human race, Art-centre Closer, Kiev, Ukraine
Union of Hovels. First congress, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Lido, Venice, Italy
Disputed territory, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Sevastopol Art Museum, Sevastopo, Ukraine
Labor show, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Visual Culture Research Center, Kiev, Ukraine
Court Experiment, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Visual Culture Research Center, Center of Study of Society together with, Kiev, Ukraine
Views, Curatorial Union Hudrada, Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
Transit, Ya gallery, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)
Common Space, public environment, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)
New Ukrainian Language, Karas gallery, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)
Communities: Ukrainian Young Artists, Arsenal gallery, Bialystok, Poland (R.E.P.)
Communities Project, Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine (R.E.P.)

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