MUHi 2019 competition received 255 applications from artists from different cities of Ukraine, as well as from abroad. The international expert commission selected 12 finalists, whose works were presented at the exhibition at the Taras Shevchenko National Museum from October 17 to November 10, 2019.

The exhibition was supplemented by the parallel educational program “Transgression”, which consisted of lectures and masterclasses by experts of the competition, the specialist from a partner AEQUO project, as well as lectures from young Ukrainian art critics – laureate of the Art Critics Competition.

The winners Yarema Malashchuk & Roman Himey received a prize of 40,000 UAH and the opportunity to implement solo project in the gallery space (or under the auspices of) Shcherbenko Art Centre in 2020. Two special prizes in the amount of 15,000 UAH were received by Piotr Armianovski and EtchingRoom 1.

EtchingRoom 1 (Kristina Yarosh and Anna Khodkova) also received a gift from the Ukrainian magazine Huxley – an article and a cover in a special issue in 2020. The Ukrainian club of contemporary art collectors awarded a special prize to Alexander Sovtysik – financing of the art residence in 2020. Svitlana Biedarieva received the Audience Award – the opportunity to implement a solo project at the Scherbenko Art Centre in 2020-2021.

The founder of the MUHi project is curator Maryna Shcherbenko.

The project was supported by the Ukrainian Cultural Fund.



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