What was it Research exhibition about the role of women in Ukrainian history and culture.
The client parfum buro
What does the client need it for To tell wide and creatively about the launch of a new Ukrainian perfume created by parfum buro in collaboration with the Jeroboam perfume house. This is the first fragrance in the world created for and about Ukrainian woman, which transmits her essence and harmony through perfume ingredients.
What did we do We created two exposition. First was a research exhibition about Ukrainian women in the arts and culture history. Second – about now days female professionals in various fields. As well as a questionnaire on topic who is the Ukrainian woman, what is she like. The test results were sent to perfumers to develop the fragrance.
Curators: Lera Karpan, Katya Bludova.
Behind the scenes
What was it Exhibition at the gallery Invogue about women in Ukrainian cinema, who remained behind the scenes. The project was held within the framework of the Odessa International Film Festival 2018 with the support of the cultural diplomacy fund UART.
Clients Invogue gallery & UART
Why Invogue gallery needs that To become the partner of the Odessa International Film Festival and to demonstrate their involvement into socially resonating topics.
Why UART needs that In order to make the wide audience to learn about activities of the fund. Moreover, OIFF is a strong brand, and it is good for the reputation and biography of the fund to be associated with it.
What did we do We came up with an idea and the story, conducted interviews with 10 cinema professionals. We created an exposition from the stories and artifacts that the heroes shared with us and developed the events' programme for the week of the OIFF.
Who participated Artists: Alevtina Kakhidze, Mykyta Kravtsov, Katya Filimonova, Maria Kulikovska, Romam Mikhailov, Dima Ehrlich, Inna Hasileva, Olexiy Yalovega.
Heroines: Natalia Vorozhbit, Alla Zagaikevich, Marysia Nikityuk, Nadia Parfan, Inna Bychenkova, Svetlana Zinovieva, Olga Samolevskaya, Kira Muratova.
What was it The exhibition of alternative covers of the Vogue magazine, that was created by contemporary Ukrainian artists.
The client Vogue Ukraine
What does a client need it for This was just before the first magazine appeared in the shops. Vogue needed the project that would attract the attention of the audience towards the launching of the magazine. This exhibition became an opening party attraction.
What did we do Invited artists to participate, curated their work and came up with the best way to show the artworks unconventionally in the classical heavy interior. Who participated Artem Volokitin, Masha Shubina, Olexandra Zhumaylova, Olekiy Sai, Lesya Khomenko, Maxim Mamsikov, Vlada Ralko, Sasha Kurmaz, Stepan Ryabchenko, Ksenia Hnylytska.
What was it? Photography exhibition about Maidan revolution in Stavanger municipal gallery Sølvberget, in Norway.
The client Sølvberget gallery
What does the client need it for In 2017 the theme of the non-commercial literary festival Kapittel, which is a very important festival in Scandinavia, was Revolutions for the last 100 years. The Sølvberget gallery was the partner of the festival and they proposed us to make an exhibition related to this topic as we had revolution recently. What did we do We found photographers who took photos at Maidan, selected the best pictures, filmed the video with opinion leaders, developed a virtual exposition plan, wrote and compiled the texts, designed and installed the project, opened the exhibition and served public during its length.
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What was it The exhibition about children who suffered from the war in the East of Ukraine.
The client UNICEF Ukraine
What does a client need it for UNICEF was actively working on the East of Ukraine. They wished to document and tell a story about the whole problem and how they solve it. One of the ways to make it happen was an exhibition.
What did we do We came up with the concept, attracted Ukrainian artists and arts organizations that work in the East, developed an exposition plan, wrote a bunch of texts, held the presentation and developed the programme of events.
Who participated Artists: Dasha Koltsova, Sergei Morgunov, Oksana Parafenyuk, Sergei Petlyuk, Masha Kulikovska, Evgen Velichev. Organizations: "Yellow Bus", "Odyssey. Donbass", "IZOLYATSIA", "School of the future", "Cultura Medialna".
Lost & Found
What was it The solo exhibition of the artist Masha Shubina.
The client Private individual an art lover.
What did we do Negotiated to the artist about the creation of a new series of works. Organized the delivery of the container to the city center, planned and mounted the exposition, held a preview presentation. What does a client need it for Our client was a private individual an art lover, who was wishing to replenish his emerging art collection with paintings in particular by this artist. He was interested to have these artworks to be publicly presented. In addition, for him it was a personal PR project. It was widely covered by media. More than a hundred press materials went out.
Sonya Delaunay: Looking for Identity
What was it The documentary project of the artist, Sonia Delaunay, who was the only artist honored by the exhibition at the Louvre during her lifetime. The project presents unique documents: the private correspondence, copies of the birth and marriage certificate, photographs, vintage posters and rare books, copies of graphics from the National Arts Museum of Ukraine, as well as archival videos from the Central State Cinema Archive after Pshenichny. Documents have not been exposed anywhere before.
The client Invogue Gallery
What does a client need it for An exhibition about Sonya Delaunay is a unique project, especially for Odessa, where the artist was born. For the gallery we develop several exhibitions a year, each of them is work with archives, documents and artifacts. But not only, we are also rethinking history. Therefore, exhibitions attract a wide audience and attention to the gallery.
What did we do Developed the concept of the project, attracted art historian and collectionair Eugene Demonok, who provided the original documents of the artist. Borrowed copies of Sonia Delaunay's artworks at the National Museum of Art. Developed an exposition plan for the project, searched for artifacts in state archives, and found rare photographs and videos.
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