Hlavní cenu pro mladé ukrajinské umělce MUHi 2021 získala Pavla Nikitina z Ateliéru sochařství 1
The International expert commission evaluated the submitted applications from Ukrainian artists. According to the results of the evaluation, 10 finalists of the competition were selected, and their works were presented at the exhibition. The exhibition opening was on November 11 till December 5 at M17 Contemporary Art Center.
The shortlist of the competition includes:
- Nastia Didenko (Kyiv)
- Yuliia Zakharova (Kyiv)
- Alexandra Kadzevich (Odesa)
- Olena Kovach (Lutsk / Krakow)
- Olha Kuziura (Mostyska / Lviv)
- Zoia Laktionova (Mariupol / Kyiv)
- Anna Manankina (Kharkiv)
- Pavla Nikitina (Kyiv / Brno)
- Oleksandr Sirous (Kharkov / Kiev)
- Mariia Stoianova (Kyiv)
The winner of the competition, Pavla Nikitina, received a prize of UAH 40,000 and the opportunity to implement her own project in the gallery space (or under the auspices) of the Shcherbenko Art Center in 2022. Olga Kuzyura and Maria Stoyanova received two special prizes in the amount of UAH 15,000.
MUHi 2021 competition has received 357 applications from artists and art groups from different cities of Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Sevastopol, Poltava, Chernihiv, Rivne, Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kropyvnytskyi, Kryvyi Rih, Kamianets-Podilskyi and cities and towns of Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zakarpattia, Cherkasy, Ternopil, Rivne, Zhytomyr regions), as well as from abroad (Krakow and Wroclaw, Prague and Brno, Vancouver, Vienna, Zurich, The Hague, Vilnius, Dahab, Bar, Vantaa).
In addition to the implementation of the exhibition, this year Shcherbenko Art Center also presented the book MUHi 2009–2021, which is designed to highlight the 12-year history of the competition, and at the same time try to record changes and trends in young art of the corresponding period of time with the help of the opinions of previous experts of the competition as well as independent curators. The presentation of the book became a separate event of the forum and will be supplemented by reports of independent authors of the book. MUHi 2021 project is for the second time implemented with the support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation.
More at: https://www.shcherbenkoartcentre.com/en/myxi/muhi-2021-2/.