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Future gardens

Alevtina Kakhidze

During her artist’s presentation Alevtina will talk about her project “Future Gardens”.

Before the war in Ukraine started, she had been working on the idea of adult gardens. A garden where the gardener has less control. On a background of 4-years armed conflict she observes coexistence of plants freed from the gardener’s intervention: their active and passive strategies in contact with pathogens. These observations bring hope for the human future without wars. In her project Alevtina gives some notes and designs for gardeners with universal character.

Alvetina Kakhidze - designer. (Born in Zhdanivka in 1973, studied as an artist in Kiev (1996-2004) and Maastricht (2004-2005). She moved to the village Muzychi in 2007, where she lives and works now. She is the winner of the Kazimir Malevich Artist Award in 2008, First prize winner of the Competition for Young Curators and Artists, Kiev, Center for Contemporary Art at NaUKMA in 2002. Kakhidze is a co-founder of a private residency for international artists in the village Muzychi and online publication about art

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