Alevtina Kakhizde

Alevtina is an artist, performer, curator, designer, gardener. She graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts in Kyiv and Jan van Eyck Academie (Maastricht, Netherlands). Starting from 2018, she acts as the UN Tolerance Ambassador in Ukraine; awarded the Kazimir Malevich Artist Prize in 2008 by the Polish Institute in Ukraine. Participant of international and Ukrainian artistic exhibition projects, including the European Biennial of Contemporary Art Manifesta 10 during the time of annexation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation, 7th Berlin Biennale which was focused on politics, Moroccan Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale “Working for Change”. Since 2009, lives and works in Muzychi village, Ukraine. Alevtina survived through first period of Russian invasion in her house in Muzychi, hiding from Russian shelling.

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