Orient Station – „Ukrainian Dreams” – Ivan Semesyuk’s tapestry exhibition
The project „Ukrainian dreams” (2012) is a textile project that developed in 2012 when Ukraine was still relatively peaceful, even though historical changes were coming. The Ukrainian society had, on the one hand, a strong sense of disappointment and, on the other hand a feeling of approaching socio-political upheavals. The project “Ukrainian dreams” is one of many reflections and attempts to describe public opinion of the time but also a slightly chaotic approach to interpreting national heritage. Every work in this series reflects a specific cultural stereotype or myth about Ukraine, seen from the point of view of Ukrainians and their neighbours.
Ivan Semesyuk – born in Kiev, a painter, writer, art. curator, cultural activist and blogger. A sculptor by education. The author of such projects as”Tradition.Rebranding”, “Ukrainian Dreams” and “Funky Textile”. Together will the well-known artist Oleks Mann he curated a number of exhibitions and events in the underground gallery “Bacteria” that operated in Padoil in Kiev from 2012-2015.
OPENING and project presentation – 5 July 2017 / 18:00
6-9 July 2017 / 11:00-19:00 / „Gardzienice” Gallery, Grodzka 5a
The exhibition will stay open until 28 July 2017 and can be accessed Monday-Friday from 10:00-16:00