Zhanna Kadyrova graduated from Taras Shevchenko State Art School, Kyiv. She works in various media: photography, painting, drawing and sculpture, she is particularly known for her sculptural works in public space.

 

Zhanna Kadyrova
Zhanna Kadyrova
Brovary, 1981
Ukraine

Past Exhibitions

Continua Sphères Ensemble

Centquatre–Paris
16/09/2017 — 19/11/2017

Zhanna Kadyrova: Mia Casa, Mia Fortezza

Galleria Continua
23/09/2016 — 15/01/2017

Solo Shows

2017
“Market” site specific project-performance, art fair Art Monte Carlo. Monte Carlo (Monaco)
“Zhilmassiv” Apartment 14, Kiev (Ukraine)

2016
“Mia casa, mia fortezza” galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
“Perfomance V” Kulturni Centar Nikola Đurković, Kotor, Montenegro
“Hohulyа” with Denys Ruban, Detenpula gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
“Crypsis” with Alice Nikitinova, PLATO – platform (for contemporary art)
Ostrava City Gallery, Ostrava, Czeh Republic
“Yours/Mine” Бükü – Bureau for Cultural Translations, Leipzig, Germany

2015
“Yours/Mine” Small Gallery Art Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine
“Experiments” with Lada Nakonechna, BWA gallery, Warsaw, Poland
“Perfomance IV” Old cinema, Voss, Norway
“Performance III” The School of Kyiv – Kyiv Biennial 2015 National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Perfomance II” Cinema “Russia”, Vinnitsa, Ukraine
“Perfomance I” Cinema O. Dovzhenko, Shishaky, Poltava region, Ukraine.
“Alteration” kunstraum Innsbruk (Austria)
“Second hand” Art Zavod Platforma, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2014
“Street collection” Baro galeria, Sao Paolo (Brazil)

2013
“Data Extraction” Galleria Continua/San Gimignano (Italy)

2012
“Crowd” PinchukArtCenter, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Asphalt” Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (Poland)

2011
“City Project” Black Square Gallery, Miami (USA)
“Invisible Forms”, Mala Galereya of Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2010
“The Guide” Lavra Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2009
“Calculation” Regina Gallery, Moscow (Russia)
“Calculation” Рор-up project, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2007
“Prace” with Alice Nikitinova, Nod Gallery, Prague (Czech Republic)
“Work” with Alice Nikitinova, Mala Galereya of Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Fillings” Gallery L-Art, Kyiv (Ukrainе)

2006
“Diamonds” Regina Gallery, Moscow (Russia)
“Diamonds” with Andriy Sagaidakovsky, Center for
Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy,”
Kyiv (Ukraine)

2005
“ORANGE SUMMER II” with Lesia Khomenko,
Regina Gallery, Moscow (Russia)

Group Shows

2017
“The Invisible Cities” UNAICC = National Union of Cuban Architects and Construction Engineers, Havana (Cuba)
“The Festivities Are Cancelled!” Kyiv Biennial 2017,Ukrainian Institute of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Anonymous Society” PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Montezuma, Fontana, Mirko La scultura in mosaico dalle origini a oggi” MAR – Museo d’Arte della città, Ravenna (Italy)
International public art festival art prospect bishkek: “Breathing new life into green zones” Gareev Botanical Garden, Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic)
“Reconstruction of memory” DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague (Czech Republic)
“Continua Spheres ENSEMBLE” Cent quarter 104, Paris (France)
“House of Culture” coworking 4 City, Odessa (Ukraine)
“Stan zagrozenia” Pracownia duzy pokoj, Warsaw (Poland)
“Urbs sacra” Mains d’Œuvres Paris (France)
“Second Hand. Kiev Cinema Copy Factory” Gogolfest 2017, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Attention border” Arsenal gallery, Belostok / Labyrint gallery, Lublin (Poland)
“Spaces” Galerie La Cave, Geneva (Switzerland)
“Nad bogom 2017” Vinnitsa (Ukraine)
“Sci-Fi!” International Kansk Festival, Forest behind the Kansk Drama Theatre,
Kansk (Russia)
Biruchiy 2017″ International symposium of contemporary art Ukraine, Biruchiy (Ukraine)
“House of Culture” Izolyatsia. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“The story about certain histories” Galeria labirynt, Lublin (Poland)
“Museum of the city of Svetlograd” Lisichansk Local History Museum, Lisichansk (Ukraine)

2016
“NaViyane” Shishaki Fest, Cinema O. Dovzhenko, Shishaky, Poltava region, Ukraine.
“Social-contract” Izolyatsia. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, Кyiv, Ukraine
“Bud’mo!” BWA Zielona gora, Zielona gora, Poland
“Museum on/off / Museum (science) fictions” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
“The School of Prosperity. A Class of the School of Kyiv, Kyiv Biennial 2015” MUSA, Vienna, Austria
“De ne De” Institute of Scientific-Technical and Economic Information, Kyiv, Ukraine

2015
“The School of Kyiv-Leipzig class. Seminar: Politics of Form”
“The School of Kyiv. Karlsruhe Class, Lecturer: Alexandra Exter” Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (Germany)
“Follia Continua!” Cent quatre, Paris (France)
“Biruchiy 10×15” 10th International symposium of contemporary art Ukraine, Biruchiy (Ukraine)
“Nad bogom 2015” Vinnitsa (Ukraine)
“Zone of peace and freedom” Shishaki Fest, cinema O.P.Dovzhenko,
Shishaki, Poltava region (Ukraine)
“Recreation” Symposium of Contemporary Art, Irshansk, Zhytomyr region (Ukraine)
“Master Art” Vozdvizhenka Art House, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Hope” Ukraine pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale (Italy)
“Trotz allem”, Polish institut. Dusseldorf (Germany)
“Borderlands” Grad gallery, London (England)

2014
“Post Pop. East meets West” Saatchi Gallery, London (Great Britain)
“R.E.P. 10 lat . O metodzie” Galeria Labirynt, Lublin (Poland)
“Through Maidan and Beyond” Architekturzentrum, Vienna (Austria)
“21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize 2014″ PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Biruchiy 014” International symposium of contemporary art, Biruchiy (Ukraine)
“Sister europe” Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt (Austria)
“Everything and Nothing” Skuc Gallery, Lubljana (Slovenia)
“Open City”, Art Festival in Public Spaces, Lublin (Poland)
“The Ukrainians*”, DAAD, Zimmerstrabe, Berlin (Germany)
“Occupation art” Artists Union, Ternopil (Ukraine)
“Places” National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Fear and Hope” PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Upstairs” Museum of Moscow, Moscow (Russia)

2013
“20 Artists Shortlisted for the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2013” PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Sphères 6” GALLERIA CONTINUA / Les Moulins, Boissy-le-Châtel (France)
“Miejsca. Laureaci Nagorody im. K. Malewicza”. Arsenal Gallery, Bellostok (Poland)
“Lenin: icebreaker” special project of the 5th Moscow Biennale, Lenin Icebreaker, Murmansk (Russia)
“Biruchiy 013” Biruchiy Island (Ukraine)
“Nouvelles Vagues” Palais de Tokyo, Paris (France)
“Monument to the Monument” Ukrainian Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale (Italy)
“Sopromat [strength of materials” ArtPlay, Moscow (Russia)
“In the Heart of the Country” Museum of Modern Art of Warsaw (Poland)
“Ukrainian News” Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (Poland)
“Coordinate System” Yermilov Centre, Kharkov (Ukraine)

2012
“Practice” Lavra gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Spheres 5” Galleria Continua/Le Moulin (France)
“Biryuchi012” Biryuchi Island (Ukraine)
Kyiv Sculpture Project, Grishko Central Botanical Garden, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Contemporary Art Storage” courtyard of Lavra Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Double Game” Special Project, First Kyiv International Biennale ARSENALE 2012, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“False Mirrors” Lavra Gallery, Kyiv, (Ukraine)
“Myth: Ukrainian Baroque” National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“GENDER–the Right to Self-construction in Patriarchy” Izoly

atsia. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, Donetsk (Ukraine)
Apartment Exhibition Days “Zero Budget”, Kharkiv (Ukraine)
“Angry birds” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (Poland)
“Women’s Guild” Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2011
“Exhibition of the 20 shortlisted artists for the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011” PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“On/Off” Art House, Moscow (Russia)
“Art Training: join the urban game!” Wroclaw, Poland and Kyiv (Ukraine)
(REP)“ Impossible Community”, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (Russia)
“3+6” apartment exhibition, Moscow (Russia)
“Independent”, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Phantom Monuments” Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (Russia)

2010
Ukrainian Art Platform, ART Paris, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
(REP)” Great Surprise” National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)
(REP)” Eurorenovation in Europe” Kunstraum, Munich (Germany)
“From City to City” Musical Theatre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“ЯКЩО / ЕСЛИ / IF” Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM, Perm (Russia)
“Tape it” Оui Gallery, Grenoble (France)
“Abstract Vision Test” Ya Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Those who came in 2000’s” CCA М17, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2009
“The Conquered City” Regina Gallery, Moscow (Russia)
“New History” Kharkiv Art Museum, Kharkiv (Ukraine)
“Views” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“On the Wall” LABgarage Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“MoskwApolice” Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM, Perm (Russia)
(REP) “No More Reality: Crowd and Performance”, Depo Gallery, Istanbul (Turkey)

2008
(REP) “Art as a Gift” PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Transit” Ya Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
(REP) “Another city. Another life” Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw (Poland)
(REP) “No more reality” De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
(REP) “Satellite Tunes” National University of Fine Arts, Budapest (Hungary)
(REP) “Alphabetical Order” Index Gallery, Stockholm (Sweden)
“The Invisible Difference” Art Strelka Projects Gallery, Moscow (Russia)

2007
ArchShargorod Festival, Shargorod (Ukraine)
“XV years”, Vinzavod, Moscow (Russia)
(REP) “Witnesses to the Impossible”, 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary
Art, Moscow Center of Art, Moscow (Russia)
(REP) “Communities Project” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Generation UsA” PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2006
“Report Project” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Modus R: Russian Formalism Today” The Newton Building, Miami Design District, Miami (USA)
“Testing station” Skulpture Hus, Stockholm (Sweden)
(REP) “Postorange” Kunsthalle, Vienna (Austria)
(REP) “You?!” TSEKH Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“8=8” L-Gallery, Moscow (Russia)
(REP) “Intervention” part of the project “24 Hours. Ukraine”, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (Poland)
“Contested Spaces in Post-Soviet Art” Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York (USA)
“Hot Ukraine cool Ukraine” Moscow Center of Art, Moscow (Russia)

2005
“Ukrainian Art and the Orange Revolution” Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago (USA)
(REP) “Intervention” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Control” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Do It Yourself” Art Strelka, David Ter-Oganyan’s showcase, Moscow (Russia)
“Do It Yourself” Tomacz Vanek showcase, Prague (Czech Republic)
(REP) “Ukrainian Hermitage” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Lost” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2004
“R.E.P. (Revolutionary Experimental Space)” Center for Contemporary Art, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Epoch of romanticism” Ukrainian-Polish project, Ukrainian Artists Union, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Playing with archetypes” National Center of Folk Culture “Ivan Honchar Museum”, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2003
“21 Views” Soviart Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“Art-Klyazma” International Art Festival, Moscow (Russia)

2002
“Blue Mud” Guelman Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)
“BiBikov Boulevard” Soviart Gallery, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Brovary Country of birth: Ukraine Date of birth: 1981 Lives in: Kyiv, Ukraine
W: Zhanna Kadyrova M: jannkad@gmail.com