Danylo Halkin

Selected works


Danylo Halkin (born in Dnipro in 1985) is a contemporary Ukrainian artist/curator. He had studied at Dnipropetrovsk Theatre and Arts College and at Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. In his works, he explores the concept of public space through installations, happenings, site-specific art, etc. He cooperates with state-owned cultural institutions, drawing public attention to pieces of Soviet heritage in Eastern Europe to promote their further preservation in museums and re-interpretation.

Halkin’s works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions, including Kaleidoscope of (Hi)stories. Ukrainian Art 1912–2023 (The Albertinum, Dresden), Out Loud (Galeria Labirynt, Lublin), When Faith Moves Mountains (PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv), Transition Dialogue Talks (LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur, Münster), Europa Endlos (Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen), National Art Museum of Ukraine (Kyiv) and others.

He is a two-time nominee for PinchukArtCentre Prize (in 2011 and 2015) and the winner of the Special Prize of the award (in 2013). Halkin was shortlisted for Malevich Award (in 2014) and M17 Sculpture Prize (in 2020). He also won the Special Prize of the Art Future Prize award in 2020.



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