Badianova Kateryna – is an artist and art critic, lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine. In her artistic practice she combines visual art and research approaches. She uses a variety of artistic media in her work, including drawing, video, photography, installation, text and performance. Her research practice focuses on museology, art theory, and art education.
Member of curatorial and activist union Hudrada since 2015. Cofounder and director of the Method Fund. Since 2012 is Co-curator (with Lada Nakonechna) and teacher of the Course of Art – an independent educational program in Kyiv.
2011-2014 – National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, postgraduate, philosophy. 2003-2008 – The National Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture, Kyiv, master of art history. 1996-2000 – Dnipro Art College, fine arts.

The Ways of Composing the Gaps in History. Criticism as Care and as Pleasure. Personal exhibition, Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia, Bamberg, Germany, 2024;
Meetings During the War. Site-specific project with Yura Badianov. Długa 35, Gdańsk City of Literature, Poland, 2003.
Curtain of Caution. Installation. Długa 35, Gdańsk City of Literature, and the NARRACJE festival in Orunia, Poland, 2023;
Beyond. Video intervention, Museum of Art in Łódź, Poland, 2022;
Spots of Modernity. Guided tour-performance with Lada Nakonechna. Museum der bildenden Kunste, Leipzig, 2022.

Co-curated and/or participated in international and Ukrainian exhibitions:
Own Motive. Mykola Yaroshenko Poltava Art Museum (Art Gallery), 2019;
Socialist Realism. Seeming to Be Another. Research and artistic seminar of Method Fund, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, 2017;
Festivities Are Canceled! The Kyiv International - Kyiv Biennial 2017, Hudrada, "UFO" at metro Lybidska (Ukrainian Institute of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information) and Pavlo Tychyna Literary Memorial Museum, Kyiv, 2017;
Museum. Foundations, and Bred, Research and artistic seminars of Method Fund, Khmelnytskyi Regional Art Museum, 2016;
Into the darkness, Hudrada, VozdvizhenkaArtsHouse, Kyiv, 2016.
2023-2024, residency at the International House of Artists Villa Concordia (Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia), Bamberg, Germany;
2023, residency at Wielka 19, Poznan, Poland;
2022, residency at the Museum of Art in Łódź, Poland.
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