Event

Art for Ukraine: An initiative by artists for artists.

18th of August opens the art auction Art for Ukraine and exhibition Art as Expression at Nobels Peace Center.

18th of August opens the art auction Art for Ukraine and exhibition Art as Expression at Nobels Peace Center.

Time: Aug 18, 2022 15:00 - 20:30
Place: Nobel Peace Center

Art4Ukraine is a non-commercial and independent collective created by artists in Norway.

Collaborating with the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, they are organising wil an exhibition and fundraiser for the Kyiv Biennial Emergency Support Initiative. Lasting from 18 August until of 3 September.

The proceeds from the art auction go to the Kyiv Biennial Emergency Support Initiative (ESI), whose main goal is to support artists who remain in the country. In addition to providing financial support to Artist-in-residence premises that now house refugees.

During the festival, Art4Ukr will have a daytime and evening program curated by Rudolf Terland Bjørnerem. There will be music, poetry readings and lectures.

In addition, Narges Mohammadi, Alex Avgud and Robel Temesgen are exhibiting works for the exhibition Art as Expression. They all work with themes that challenge established and oppressive systems in society, and actively use art to shed light on important issues in their countries.

DATES:

18 August
Vernissage: art auction and exhibition Art as Expression

2-3 September
Freedom of Expression Festival. Program with slam poetry, poetry readings and musical elements TBA.

4 September
Finissage: art auction ends midnight 4 September. End of digital auction.