Organized by the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Entry Point is a series of conversations between a Ukrainian artist and an international academic, both of whom address similar topics in their respective bodies of work. The aim is to give Ukrainian artists a platform to speak about their art, revealing narratives about Ukraine free from imperial perspectives. On 31 March 2022 6:00pm (HKT), Our associate professor Dr. Noit Banai will have a dialogue with Nikita Kadan, an Ukrainian artist and activist based in Kyiv.
31.03.2022 01:00 Hong Kong Time | 30.03.2022 19:00 Vienna Time
Oleksiy Radynski & Clemens Apprich
Oleksiy Radynski is a filmmaker and writer based in Kyiv. He is a frequent contributor to e-flux journal and a co-founder of Visual Culture Research Center, which promotes collaboration between academics, artists and activists. His latest movie “Infinity According to Florian”, was recently shown at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Clemens Apprich is a professor of Media Theory and History at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Together with Wendy Chun, Hito Steyerl and Florian Cramer he co-authored 'Pattern Discrimination' (2019). His current research deals with filter algorithms and their application in data analysis as well as machine learning methods.
Nikita Kadan is an artist and activist based in Kyiv. He deals with current socio-political developments in Ukraine and their foundations in Soviet communism. Nikita exhibited in mumok (Vienna), Venice Biennale and Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich.
Noit Banai is an art historian and critic. She is an Associate Professor of Art and Theory at the Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU. She was a Professor of Contemporary Art at University of Vienna, University of Applied Arts Vienna, and Singidunum University in Belgrade.