Nikita Kadan (born 1982) is an artist and curator. Born and based in Kyiv, he works with installation,
sculpture, painting and collage. A member of the R.E.P. group of artists and the Hudrada curatorial
and activist association. His works are in the collections of the Pinakothek der Moderne (Munich),
Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation – MUMOK (Vienna), M HKA (Antwerp), Pompidou Center (Paris), Military History Museum (Dresden), MSN Museum of Modern (Warsaw), Art National Museum of Ukrainian Art (Kyiv). His work has also been exhibited at the Kunsthaus (Zurich), Palazzo Reale (Milan), Deutsches Historisches Museum (Berlin), Collection Lambert (Avignon), MSL Art Museum (Lodz), the Institute of Contemporary Arts (Singapore). He participated in the 56th Venice Biennale (Ukrainian pavilion) and the 14th Istanbul Biennale.
Agnieszka Pindera is a curator of exhibitions, writer, and cultural organizer currentlyworking at the
Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź. She is interested in cultural policies and the history of art institutions,
including grassroots and independent initiatives. She co-curated (with Jarosław Suchan) an exhibition devoted to the early 20th-century artist-created institutions (The Avant-Garde Museum) and co-edited an anthology under the same title. Together with Natalia Słaboń and Marta Madejska, she is currently working on a book project entitled Please Go on: A Social History of the Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, based on oral history, interviews with and testimonies by long-time employees of the oldest modern art museum in Poland. She has curated several group exhibitions as well as solo shows by artists such as Nikita Kadan (with Alona Karavai and Anna Potiomkina), Jasmina Cibic, and by Konrad Smoleński at the Polish Pavilion for the 55th International Art Exhibition—La Biennale
di Venezia (with Daniel Muzyczuk)