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Nikita Kadan (m)
Artist in Residence

Herkunftsland: Ukraine
KKA-Residency: 2014

Portrait Nikita Kadan
Portrait Nikita Kadan
©Nikita Kadan
Born in Kyiv (Ukraine) in 1982.

In 2007 graduated from National Academy of Fine Art (Kyiv) where he studied on department of monumental painting under professor Mykola Storozhenko.
Since 2004 year is a member of R.E.P. (Revolutionary experimental space) artists group.
Co-founder (2008) and a member of HUDRADA (Artistic committee) curatorial and activist group.
Works with installation, graphics, painting, mural drawings, posters in the city.
Often works in the interdisciplinary collaboration - with architects, human rights watch activists and sociologysts.

Lives in Kyiv.

RENDEZ-VOUS 13, within the Lyon Biennial, Musée d’art contemporain, Lyon, France.
"Love of the space", 10 Krasnoyarsk museum biennale, Museum centre, Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
"Self-government: cultural evolution vs. revolution", Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of modern art, Odessa, Ukraine.
“Union of Hovels”, island of Lido, Venice, Italy.
“The Future Generation Art Prize. Venice 2013”, Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy.
"Disobedience Archive (The Republic)", Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy.
"Ukrainian news", Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw.
"THE DESIRE FOR FREEDOM. Arte in Europa dal 1945.", Palazzo Reale di Milano, Milan, Italy.
"Court Experiment", SIZ gallery, Rijeka, Croatia.
"Showing its colours. What makes art", MARTa museum, Herford, Germany.
"Sun of the Poor", Ya Gallery Art Center, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.
21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize 2012, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945", German Historical Museum, Berlin, Germany.
“Disputed Territory” Sevastopol Art Museum named by M. Kroshitsky, Sevastopol, Ukraine.
"Newtopia", Museum Hof van Busleyden, Mechelen, Belgium.
"Cantastoria", Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), Salt Lake City, USA.
"THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES – REBIRTH AND APOCALYPSE IN CONTEMPORARY ART", First Kyiv biennale Arsenale 2012, Art Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"The crooked mirrors", Lavra gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"WHO TOLD YOU SO?! #1 Truth vs. Government", Onomatopee projectspace, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
"Atlas Critique. Une carte blanche au peuple qui manque", Parc Saint Léger, France.
"Myth of Ukrainan baroque", National Art Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"Picture covers the landscape", National Art Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"Ukrainian body", VCRC at NaUKMA, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"SOUND OF SILENCE: ART DURING DICTATORSHIP", The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA.
"Cut paper", Ya gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"Labour show", Centre of visual culture research at National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (NaUKMA), Kyiv, Ukraine.
Exhibition of the 20 shortlisted artists for the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011, PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"Life in the forest" , Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland.
“Newspeak”, Art Arsenal gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“A complicated relation, part 2”, KALMAR KONSTMUSEUM, Kalmar, Sweden.
“Making and art ”, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Austria.
“Public Folklore” , Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria.
“CONTRA MATER”, Special project of 4 Moscow biennale, Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts, Moscow, Russia.
“Unreliable life” , Special project of 4 Moscow biennale, Art House Squat Forum, Moscow, Russia.
“Eyes Looking For a Head to Inhabit” , MSL museum, Lodz, Poland.
“Art Training” in frame of European cultural congress, project in city space, Wroclaw, Poland.
“Six and three”, Cheremushki gallery, Moscow, Russia.
"Impossible community" , Moscow Museum of modern art, Moscow, Russia.
“The independent”, Art Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“ATLANTIS 11” , at 54 Venice biennale, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice, Italy.
ArtVienna 2011 fair special project, Wien, Austria.
“The trick”, work in city space, Gorlitz, Germany.
“PROSTO.ART”, National Art Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Abstract vision test”, Ya gallery, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.
“Space Odyssey 2011”, Art Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Let’s talk about nationalism. Between ideology and identity” , LABOR projectspace, Budapest, Hungary.
Special projects of Art-Kyiv contemporary 2010 art fair, Art Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Court experiment” Centre of visual culture research at National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (NaUKMA), Kyiv, Ukraine.
“10.10.10” Les Kurbas Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"Videozone 5" , Tel-Aviv, Israel.
“Those who came at 2000th”, М17 Centre of contemporary art, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Minimal differences”, organized by Arsenal gallery (Bialystok, Poland) in White box gallery,
New York City, USA.
“LIA artists on Rundgang”, LIA – Leipzig international artist’s program, Spinnerei cultural centre, Leipzig, Germany.
“Shock-workers of mobile images” , 1 Ural industrial biennale, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
“IF. Ukrainian art in transition” , PERMM museum, Perm, Russia.
“Over the counter” , Kunsthalle Budapest, Hungary.
“From town to town”, Music theatre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Great surprise” , National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Euro-renovation in Europe” , Kunstraum Munich, Germany.
Supermarket art fair 2010, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Let’s talk about nationalism. Between ideology and identity” KUMU museum, Tallinn, Estonia.
“Revolutionary moments” CCA at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine.
“Future was yesterday” HDLU gallery in Mestrovic pavillion and SC gallery, Zagreb, Croatia.
“20 Ukrainian artists. Shortlist of PinchukArtCentre prize” PinchukArtCentre, Kiev,
"Another City, Another Life - of the Archives" , Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania.
"Communism Never Happened", Feinkost gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“New old Cold war” , Red October factory, special project of 3 Moscow biennale, Moscow, Russia.
“(Re)socialization of art” Museum of modern art, Odessa, Ukraine.
“European constitution. What creates Europe?” 2 biennale in Katowice, Poland.
“Views”, Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukrine.
“Martian field – Collaboration” M’ARS Centre of contemporary art, Moscow, Russia.
“No more reality. Crowd and performance” , DEPO Centre of contemporary art, Istanbul,
“Land of human rights” Centre of contemporary art, Graz, Austria.
“Fresh blood” , Volker Deihl + Gallery one, Moscow, Russia.
“Patriotism. Art as a present” , PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine.
“Salon of revolution” HDLU gallery in Mestrovic pavillion , Zagreb, Croatia
"Alphabetical Order" : John Baldessari, R.E.P., Ahmet Ögüt, Index Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden.
"SCHENGEN", Feinkost gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“Another city. Another life” , Zacheta gallery, Warsaw, Poland.
“No more reality” De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, Holland.
10 Gyumri biennale, Armenia
“New Ukrainian painting” , Marat Guelman gallery together with White Box gallery,
New York City, USA
“Transit” Ya-gallery art centre, Kiev,Ukraine
“Common space” project in public space supported by “Eidos” foundation, Kiev, Ukraine .
“Cheсkpoint” F.A.I.T. gallery, Krakow, Poland.
“Satellite Tunes” National Univestity of Fine Art, Budapest, Hungary.
"The Art World", Feinkost gallery, Berlin, Germany.
“Return of memory” KUMU museum, Tallinn, Estonia.
“Progressive nostalgia” Luigi Pecci centre of contemporary art, Prato, Italy.
“Petroliana” Second Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Moscow museum of contemporary art, Moscow, Russia
Prague biennale 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.
“Generations UsA” PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine.
“Communities project” Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine; “Arsenal”
gallery, Bialostok, Poland.
“Barwy clubowe” F.A.I.T. gallery, Krakow, Poland.
“Testing station” Skulpturens Hus, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Postorange” Kunsthalle, project space Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria.
“Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art” Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York City, USA.
„Intervention” Zamek Ujazdovski centre of contemporary art.
„Intervention” Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine,.
“Silent TV” , L-art gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.
“Control” Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine,.
“Ukrainian Hermitage” Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine.
“The disappointed” Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine.
“R.E.P.” Centre for contemporary art at NaUKMA, Kiev, Ukraine

"Erasing and overposting", Transit gallery, Mechelen, Belgium.
"Kyjev hotel, Bratislava cinema". Gandy gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia.
"Project", together with Lada Nakonechna, Kyiv Pop-up Galleries, Kyiv, Ukraine.
"Corrections", CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
"The speech of the silent", SOSka gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine.
"Figures on white", Karas gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Nesezon”, Arsenal gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Procedure room/Fixing”, NORMA gallery, Odessa, Ukraine.
“On the surface”, Collection gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Bright perspectives/War in the sky” (together with Lesya Khomenko), Karas gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
“Procedure room”, Institutskaya gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Scene of action”, Collection gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.
“Mushrooms”, Kiev. Fine Art gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.
“Silent TV” , L-art gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.

The Winner of the Main Prize, PinchukArtCentre Prize, 2011.
Nominated for PinchukArtCentre Prize in 2009 and for Future Generation Prize in 2012.
2013 - FLACC, Genk, Belgium.
2010 - LIA (Leipzig international art programme www.liap.eu ), Spinnerei cultural centre, Leipzig,
2008 - LIA, Spinnerei cultural centre, Leipzig, Germany.
2005 - Centre for contemporary art at National University “Kiev-Mohyla Academy”, Kiev, Ukraine.

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