Alexandra Tryanova is a Ukrainian independent curator based in Antwerp. Her interests focus on artistic practices connected with recreation, gender, institutional critique and Eastern European avant-gardes. During the residency, her research focuses on the role of horizontal relations and collective work in conceptual practices in the art of Odesa in the 1980s.
Alexandra Tryanova holds Master's degrees in Cultural Studies and Law, and in 2022 she graduated from the KASK Curatorial Studies course. Her recent (co-)curated exhibitions and projects include: group exhibition Just like Arcadia at Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp (2022); series of online-talks Conflict Zones at Jester, Genk (2022); solo exhibition Velniai by Antigona at Klaipeda Cultural Communication Centre, Lithuania (2021), course mentoring and exhibition Temporary Un/Availability in the framework of Ukrainian-Austrian Art Residency at Mala Gallery of Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv (2021), exhibition of 20 shortlisted artists of the PinchukArtCentre Prize (2020).
Previously she held the position of curator at the Museum of Odesa Modern Art (2018/19) and junior curator at the PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv (2019/21). Since 2017 she runs an independent non-production residency Kunsthalle Lustdorf based on a temporary independent artistic and curatorial associations for open practices and technologies in the area of the Green Valley in the suburbs of Odesa.
01.08.2022 - 30.09.2022