Oleksandr Kadnikov

Oleksandr Kadnikov

Born in Crimea, in 1967. Lives and works in Simferopol.

Graduated from college in 1985, photo department.

His first photo exhibition «Far, Far, Far» (Simferopol, 1988) was closed by the order of the Crimea Regional Committee of the Communist Party as «Anti-Soviet».

2006 - 2008 - photo editor of the "Expert Ukraine" magazine, Kyiv.

2003 - 2006 - he headed the photographic department in the "Profil" magazine, Kyiv.

Organizer and participant of more than ninety photo and video projects in Ukraine and abroad (Russia, Germany, Great Britain, Poland, Italy, Slovakia), one of the leading photographers in the "Nash" magazine, the author of the photographs for more than one hundred books.

Author of ideas and active participant in artistic groups and coalitions "KaBul", "Brothers Grimm", "in the name of Giordano Bruno", "Kvas" and "Skif".

The photographer's legacy includes 128 magazine covers for "Nash", "Expert Ukraine", "Profil", "Time Out", "Comments", "10 Days", "M-club", "Crimean Riviera", "Kyiv City", "All Week", "SHO", "BOSS".

Personal Exhibitions

2012

The Rake, within The First Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art ARSENALE 2012, Mystetskyi Arsenal, curated by David Elliott

The Rake, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Simferopol. Moneybox, Haydelberh, Germany

The Rake, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk

2010

Loudspeaker (with Nina Murashkina and Pavlo Makov), Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

2008

Tmatarakan, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

2007

Solyanka, Art Museum, Energodar

2006

Not issued, RA Gallery, Kyiv

1991

Sign language, Crimean Republican Regional Museum, Simferopol

Group Exhibitions

2012

Neofolk project, Ya Gallery art center's program of visual art at GOGOLFEST 2012, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

2011

The Ground, Cherkasy Art Museum, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

Word, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

2010

In Out, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

2007

Dream of Mind Born, Kvas Group (O. Kadnikov and S. Vasiliev), RA Gallery, Kyiv

2003

Canine Waltz, RA Gallery, Kyiv

2001

Feed-I, the Russian PEN Club, Moscow

Feed-II, Chekhov Museum, Moscow

2000

Belly and Conditioned Reflex, KEP Gallery, Kyiv

1999

Apocrypha, the Group of Kabul (O. Kadnikov and B. Bulychov), KEP Gallery, Simferopol

Alter Ego, anti-exhibition in "Nash" Magazine, Dnipropetrovsk


Works
11.06.2013 – 29.06.2013
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
16.05.2012 – 05.06.2012
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center1
02.03.2012 – 14.04.2012
Exhibition Dnipropetrovsk Ya Gallery Art Center
05.05.2010 – 08.06.2010
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
27.10.2018 – 04.11.2018
Exhibition Zhytomyr Cinema Zhovten
23.10.2018 – 20.01.2019
Exhibition Lviv The Center Porokhova Vezha
03.10.2018 – 29.10.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
08.08.2018 – 27.08.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Art center Ya Gallery
18.07.2018 – 06.08.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Center
30.06.2018 – 25.08.2018
Exhibition Freising Schafhof - Europäisches Künstlerhaus Oberbayern
13.06.2018 – 16.07.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Center
23.05.2018 – 11.06.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Center
18.04.2018 – 07.05.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Centre
28.03.2018 – 16.04.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Centre
10.05.2018 – 17.05.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Center
07.03.2018 – 26.03.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Centre
07.02.2018 – 05.03.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Centre
17.01.2018 – 05.02.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Centre
29.11.2017 – 30.12.2017
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Centre