Danylo Halkin

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Danylo Halkin (also Daniil Galkin), born 1985 in Dnipropetrovsk, USSR) is a contemporary Ukrainian artist and curator, studied at the Dnipropetrovsk Theater and Art College and the Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Works with public space, using spatial installations, happenings, subject-oriented art, etc. He collaborates with state and municipal art institutions, drawing attention to the objects of Soviet heritage of Eastern Europe for their further rethinking and museification. Founding an independent NGO Pridneprovskiy barvinok (2018) and exhibition space "Barvinok Art Residence” (2020). Winner of the Grand Prix MUXI-2011; shortlisted for PinchukArtCentre 2011 and 2013 prizes, for Kuryokhin Prize and Kandinsky Prize in 2012. Winner of the Third Special PinchukArtCentre Prize in 2013. Finalist of the Malevich Award in 2014 and M17 Sculpture Prize in 2020. Shortlisted for PinchukArtCentre 2015. Winner of the Special Art Future Prize and shortlisted for M17 Sculpture Prize in 2020. Participated in personal and group exhibitions held in Gangwon International Biennale 2018 (Gangneung, South Korea), Silent Barn Gallery (New York), KW Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin), Saatchi Gallery (London), Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Royal Danish Academy of Art (Copenhagen), Artspace TLV (Tel Aviv), Open Studios (Beirut), Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum (Bratislava), CzechCentre (Prague), National Art Museum of Ukraine (Kiev) and on other locations. He was also a resident of Kustlerhause Lauenburg/Elbe (Lauenburg), Gaude Polonia (Byalistok, Warsaw), Bogliasco Foundation (Genoa), 40mcube (Rennes), Beirut Art Residence (Beirut) Forum Regionum (Dnipro), La Quadriennale di Roma (Rome). Lives and works in Dnipro and Uzhhorod.



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