‘Clinical Picture’ at ‘Karas’ Gallery
An exhibit of the works of Ukrainian artist and curator, Andrii Sydorenko. In this works, Andrii decided to research mind viruses. He uses effective colors, illustrative surrealism and his natural sense of humor. Sydorenko insists that such kinds of ‘laboratory work’ helps to create sort of mind vaccine, very necessary in our post-truth era.
WHEN: opening Fri, Feb 23rd, 7-9PM; works Mon-Sat, 11AM-7PM
WHERE: ‘KARAS’ Gallery, Andriivskiy descent, 22a
HOW MUCH: Free
Billie Holiday songs by Urban Gypsy
This Friday Kyiv band Urban Gypsy will sing the most famous songs of Billie Holiday in the jazz-manouche arrangement. Jazz-manouche (or ‘gypsy jazz’) is the style that combines jazz rhythms of 1930-40th with ethnic gypsy motives. Enjoy ‘Lady that sings the blues’ creative heritage with a new and unique touch of Kyiv artists.
WHEN: Fri, Feb 23rd, 7PM
WHERE: Marco Concert, Borysa Hrinchenka St, 7
HOW MUCH: 225 – 450 UAH
James Kepper’s Artist talk at IZONE
British artist James Kepper will talk about mobile sculptures creation, from his own experience. This type of art requires the combination of engineering and sketching. James is a world recognized artist who presently stays in Kyiv in IZONE artistic residence. One of his main focus of studies in Ukraine is Kyiv’s postindustrial locations.
WHEN: Sat, Feb 24th, 3-5PM
WHERE: IZONE, Nabezhno-Luhova str., 8
HOW MUCH: Free
Data Science Hackathon
Here you have a real chance to show your technical skills without subjective judging, and even try to win some substantial prize! 30 hours of teamwork and coding, real data and real challenges. To participate please apply here.
WHEN: Feb 24-25th
WHERE: Yaroslavskiy lane ⅓
HOW MUCH: Free, 60 participants are selected based on their applications
‘Art Winter Contemporary’ at M17
The third part of ART SEASONS festival is happening in M17 this week. ‘Art Winter Contemporary’ is aiming to perform works of Ukrainian artists of different specialisations and different regions. Those art pieces show how interdisciplinary and global contemporary art is, and at the same time point out special features that are inherent to Ukrainian art only.
WHEN: Until Feb 27th, 11AM-8PM
WHERE: M17 Contemporary Art Center, Antonovycha str., 102-104
HOW MUCH: Free
Parental Advisory at ‘Closer’
‘Parental Advisory’ already became traditional at ‘Closer’, but this time the club is even more excited to host two Italian musicians – DJ Octopus and Steve Murphy. Both were born in a small town not far from Venice and both like to relate themselves with ‘The Sound of Brenta’ artistic movement. Enjoy hot contemporary Italian arrangements on the last winter weekend!
WHEN: Sun, Feb 24th, midnight – 9AM
WHERE: ‘Closer’, Nyzhnyoyurkivska str., 31
HOW MUCH: 250-330 UAH
Contemporary Weekend by Totem Dance
Get yourself into the dancing mode! Two days of intense workshops on contemporary, modern jazz, and improvisation. Both for children and adults, for beginners and professionals. Great opportunity to learn new skills, meet professionals and get a huge dose of motivation for your future dancing development. Registration is required here.
WHEN: Feb 24-25th, 9AM-10PM
WHERE: Totem Dance, Kurenivska str., 18
HOW MUCH: 1000 – 1700 UAH
I, CLAUDE MONET. Exhibition on screen
Beloved Claude Monet will be opened to us from a totally new angle. The exhibition on screen directed by Phil Grabsky creates a new portrayal of the artist and his life, full of loneliness, depression and… saving creativity. In original with Ukrainian subtitles.
WHEN: Sun, Feb 25th, 3PM
WHERE: Kyiv Cinema, Velyka Vasylkivska St., 19
HOW MUCH: 150 UAH