Current and upcoming exhibitions, film festivals and other events

29.08 - 10.10. 2019
"Wolf in a Sack". Solo exhibition of Mykola Ridnyi. Gallery Arsenal. Byalystok. PL

28.06. 2019 - 05.01. 2020

"The Forbidden Image | Crossing Lines". PinchukArtCentre. Kyiv. UA

21.06 - 01.09. 2019

"Tale of Novorossiya". City Gallery Arsenal, group exhibition curated by Monika Szewczyk. Poznan. PL

07.06 - 29.09. 2019

"After Leaving | Before Arriving", 12-th Kaunas biennale. LT

14.03 - 27.04. 2019

"The Influencing Machine". Gallery Nikodim. Bucharest. RO

02.02. 2019

"NO! NO! NO!" on Transmediale2019 in Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Berlin. DE

31.01 - 17.03. 2019
"Armed and Dangerous". Video series exhibition curated by Mykola Ridnyi and Katerina Filyuk. Izolyatsia Platfom for Culture Initiatives. Kyiv. UA

28.11 - 3.12. 2018

"NO! NO! NO!" on the 13th edition of Pravo Ljudski film festival. Sarjaevo. BIH

13 - 18.11. 2018

"NO! NO! NO!" on the 35th edition of KasselerDokFest. Kassel. DE

"NO! NO! NO!" is in the Ukraine Counter-culture screening program in the Spoutnik Kino. Geneva. CH

17 - 21.10.2018
"NO! NO! NO!" is in the Focus Eastern Europe program of the 27th edition of DocumentArt film festival in Neubrandenburg. DE

13.10 - 11.11. 2018

"Neighbors". Group exhibition of the festival Warsaw Under Construction 10, curated by VCRC. Cepelia Pavillion. Warsaw. PL

20.04 - 29.07. 2018

"Facing the Wall". Solo exhibition of Mykola Ridnyi. Gallery Labirynt. Lublin. PL

14 - 17.03. 2018
"In a Suspended State". Zoological museum at Dinpro National University. Dnipro. UA


3.03 - 28.04. 2018
"Restless Monuments". Curated by Bettina Klein and Naz Cuguoglu. Zilberman gallery. Istanbul. TR

11.11.2017 - 04.03.2018

"If Seeing is Believing". Fullersta Gard. Stockholm. SE

20.09. 2017 - 14.01. 2018

"The Image Of War". Bonniers konsthall. Stockholm. SE

14.09 - 12.11. 2017

"It Won't Be Long Now, Comrades!". Framer Framed. Amsterdam. NL

31.08 - 22.10. 2017

"Attention! Border". Gallery Labirynt. Lublin / Gallery Arsenal. Bialystok. PL

19.07. 2017

Mykola Ridnyi's film "NO! NO! NO!" is in the national competition of VIII Odessa International Film Festival

26.04 - 24.06. 2017

"Postponed Futures". GRAD gallery. London. GB

23 - 30.03. 2017

Mykola Ridnyi's film "Grey horses" is in the national competition of XIV International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA

08.03 - 26.03. 2017

"Your Country Doesn't Exist". Curated by WHW. Museum of modern and contemporary art. Rijeka. HR

15.12. 2016
Screening of films by Kristina Norman and Mykola Ridnyi
In a frame of "The Specific Emotional: Between the Repetition and the Event"Liljevalchs Hubb. Stockholm. SE
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30.09.2016 - 29.01. 2017

"Photography today: distant realities". Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich. DE

16.09 - 16.10. 2016

"Forecast for yesterday". Solo exhibition of Mykola Ridnyi. Blockhaus DY10. Nantes. FR

8.09 - 9.10. 2016

"Hang zum Konflikt". An exhibition of Anna Witt and Mykola Ridnyi. Kunstraum Munchen. DE

19.08 - 2.10. 2016

"Dependence degree". Curated by Open group. BWA gallery Wroclaw. PL

15.07 - 06.11. 2016

"Sentsovs Camera". Curated by Kateryna Mishchenko. 
GfZK - Museum of contemporary art Leipzig. DE

10.06 - 03.07. 2016

"Bud'mo"Curated by Monika Szewczyk. Gallery BWA. Zielona Gora. PL

01 - 22.06. 2016

"Our National Body". Curated by Monika Szewczyk. Taras Shevchenko National Museum. Kyiv. UA

25.05 - 19.06.2016

"Universal Hospitality". Curated by Edit András, Birgit Lurz, Ilona Németh, Wolfgang Schlag. Into the City / Wiener Festwochen. Vienna. AT

20.05 - 02.10. 2016

"Guilt". Curated by Tatiana Kochubinska. PinchukArtCentre. Kyiv. UA

19.05 - 12.06. 2016

"Your Country Doesn't Exist". Curated by WHW. Art radionica Lazareti, Galerija Otok. Dubrovnik. HR

4.05 - 21.05. 2016

"The School of the Devil". Department Vienna of "The School of Kyiv" - Kyiv biennale curated by Hedwig Suxenhuber and Georg Schollhamer
Sandleitenhof, Vienna. AT. 

25.03. 2016

Mykola Ridnyi's artist talk and screening. "Meanwhile, what about socialism?", AV Festival. Newcastle. GB

19.03 - 18.12. 2016

"A Sence of History". Curated by Marius Babias and Kathrin Becker. Nordstern Videokunstzenrum. Gelsenkirhen. DE

12 - 19.03. 2016

"The School of Prosperity". A Class of the School of Kyiv, Kyiv biennial. MUSA museum. Vienna. AT

05.02. 2016

Public talk with Mykola Ridnyi and Lada Nakonechna. In a frame of "Politics of form", GfZK - Museum of contemporary art Leipzig. DE

21.01 - 20.02. 2016

"Under Suspicion". Solo exhibition of Mykola Ridnyi. Edel Assanti. London. GB

19.11. 2015

"In the Face of Crisis in Contemporary Ukraine". Mykola Ridnyi's screening and talk, discussion moderated by Elena Vogman. Osteuropa-Institut, Free University. Berlin. DE

14.11. 2015 - 14.02. 2016

"Politics of Form". Curated by Hedwig Suxenhuber, Georg Schollhamer and Franciska Zolyom. GfZK - Museum of contemporary art Leipzig. DE

14.11. - 23.12. 2015

"Balagan!!!". An exhibition of contemporary art from the former Soviet Union and other Mythical places. Curated by David Elliot. Momentum / Kuhlhaus Berlin am Gleisdreieck / Brandenburger Tor Stiftung im Max Liebermann Haus. Berlin, DE

28.10 - 13.12. 2015

"Imagined Communities, Personal Imaginations". Curated by Edit Andras. "Private Nationalism Budapest" / A joint exhibition of the Budapest Gallery and Kiscell Museum. HU

27.10 - 27.11. 2015

"Beginnings". Curated by Neringa Bumbliene. Gallery Vartai. Vilnius. LT

08.09. - 01.11. 2015

"The School of Kyiv". Kyiv biennale curated by Hedwig Suxenhuber and Georg Schollhamer. The House of Clothes (Main Venue). Kyiv, UA

04.09. - 03.10. 2015

"Phone calls from the cemetary and other stories". Group exhibition curated by Ekaterina Degot and David Riff. Academy of the arts of the world. Cologne, DE

21.08 - 27.09. 2015

"Our National Body". Group exhibition curated by Monika Szewczyk. Arsenal gallery. Bialystok, PL

30.05 - 20.09. 2015

"Gimme Shelter - forts and fictions in the lowlands". Group exhibition curated by Lucette ter Borg and Sacha Bronwasser. KunstFort Asperen, Fort Nieuwersluis, Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen. NL

23.05 - 09.08. 2015

"Becoming by Recalling". Group exhibition curated by Susanne Ewerlof. Passagen Konsthall. Linkoping. SE

20.05 - 15.06. 2015

"Some say you can find happiness there". Group exhibition curated by Lesia Kulchynska, Serhiy Klymko. Visual culture research centre. Kyiv. UA

09.05 - 22.11. 2015

"All the World's Futures". Curated by Okwui Enwezor. Main exhibition of the 56-th Venice biennale for contemporary art. IT

09.05 - 02.08. 2015

"Hope". Curated by Bjorn Geldhof. National Pavillion of Ukraine at the 56-th Venice biennale for contemporary art. IT

24.04 - 24.05. 2015
"Clenched staring eyes". Solo exhibition. Gallery Nova. Krakow. PL

12.02 - 23.08. 2015

"Lest the two seas meet". Group exhibition curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh. Museum of modern art in Warsaw. PL


Book launch of the publication "Blind spot", in collaboration with Serhiy Zhadan. KuLe Theater, Berlin. DE

18 - 30.11. 2014

"Through Maidan and Beyond"Architekturzentrum Wien. Vienna. AT

14.11. 2014 - 31.01. 2015

"Mundus vadit retro". KIBLA Portal. Maribor. SL

6 - 30.11. 2014

"Lockout". Group exhibition curated by Oksana Briukhovetska and Stanislaw Ruksza. Visual culture research center. Kyiv. UA

25.10. 2014 - 12.01. 2015

"Freedom on the barricades?". Group exhibition curated by Martin Schibli. Växjö Konsthall. Växjö, SE

23.10 - 22.11. 2014

"Sister Europe". Group exhibition curated by Lesya Prokopenko. Kunstraum Lakeside. Klagenfurt, AT

30.09 - 30.11. 2014

"Blind spot". Work in public space. In collaboration with Serhiy Zhadan. Realised as a project of the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program 

in co-operation with Kunsthaus KuLe. House front, Auguststrasse 10, Berlin, DE

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29.08 - 6.11. 2014

"Deprivation". Group exhibition curated by Monika Szewczyk. Arsenal gallery. Bialystok. PL

8.07 - 22.08. 2014

Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks". Group exhibition curated by WHW in a frame of Meeting points 7, Institute for African Studies, Moscow, RU

23.05 - 21.06. 2014

"The Ukrainians". Group exhibition, panel discussion. Curated by Bettina Klein. DAAD Galerie. Berlin. DE

22.05 - 15.06. 2014

"After the Victory". Group exhibition, discussion and screening program. Curated by Mykola Ridnyi. CCA Yermilov Centre. Kharkiv. UA

25.04 - 15.05. 2014

"Shelter". Solo exhibition and discussion. Visual Culture Research Center. Kuiv. UA

23.04 - 18.05. 2014

"Imaginary archive". Group exhibition curated by Gregory Sholette and Olga Kopenkina. Les Kurbas National Theatre Arts Center. Kyiv. UA

11.04 - 4.05. 2014

"Shadow of a doubt". Group exhibition. Curated by Illia Budraitskis and Maria Chehonadskih. CCA Garage. Moscow. RU

13.12. 2013 - 30.03. 2014

"Global aCtIVISM". Curated by Peter Weibel. ZKM, Center for art and media. Karlsruhe. DE

1.11. 2013 - 5.01. 2014

"PinchukArtCentre Prize". Exhibition of shortlisted artists. PinchukArtCentre. Kyiv. UA

4.10 - 6.10. 2013

Participant of the Culture for the Eastern partnership Congress. Lublin, PL

13.09 - 30.11. 2013

"RE-ALIGNED ART". Tromso Kunstforening. Tromso. NO
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28.08 - 31.10. 2013

"Self-government: cultural evolution vs. revolution". Odessa biennial of contemporary art. Odessa. UA

21.06 - 20.07.2013

"UNI-JA\UNI-ON". Exhibition in public space. Open City Festival. Curated by Anda Rottenberg. Lublin. PL

1.06 - 24.11.2013
"The Monument to a Monument". National Pavillion of Ukraine at the 55th Venice biennial for contemporary art. Palazzo Loredan - Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti of Venice. IT

14.05.2013 - 6.01.2014

"In the Heart of the Country". Exhibition of the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. PL

16.03 - 26.05.2013

"Ukrainian News". Centre for contemporary art Ujazdowski Castle. Warsaw. PL

30.01 - 27.02.2013

"Living as form (the nomadic version)"Center of creative initiatives Fabrika, Moskow, RU
01.02.2013 - artist talk by Mykola Ridnyi

Public talk between Iliya Budraitskis and Mykola Ridnyi "Can we hide from the crisis? Capitalism, Shelters and Escapes"
Kunstverein das weisse haus, Vienna, AT

16.11 - 12.12.2012
Archive exhibition "Environ. Expirience of non institutional relationships. Kharkiv, 2004 - 2012"
Center of creative initiatives Fabrika, Moskow, RU

07.11 - 15.12.2012

"Shelter" - group exhibition by SOSka group together with Sophie Thun, Adrien Tirtiaux and Anna Witt.
Kunstverein das weisse haus, Vienna, AT

26.09 - 07.10.2012
Group exhibition "Disputed territory" curated by Hudrada. Sevastopol art museum in Crimea, UA

21.09 - 28.09.2012

Mykola Ridnyi in the "Truth is concrete", marathon camp on artistic strategies in politics and political strategies in art.
A project by steirischer herbst, Graz, AT 


International screening program. Chisinau, MD

04.06 - 17.06.2012

Mykola Ridnyi
"Labor circle"
Curator: Marianna Dobkowska
Bank Pekao Project Room, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw. PL
in the framework of the project Transfer: Polish-Ukrainian exchange 2012 in cooperation with PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv. UA

24.05 - 31.07.2012

Mykola Ridnyi in the "The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times – Rebirth And Apocalypse In Contemporary Art” , main project of the 1st Kyiv biennial for contemporary art. Curated by David Elliot. Art Arsenal. Kyiv. UA