22-11-2021 - 10-12-2021

Galeria Labirynt

About the exhibition

Another flag presented within the CEREMONIAL programme organised by the informal exhibiting initiative NOWY ZŁOTY (NEW GOLDEN) is entitled “Human Tools” (2012). It shows a schematic image of instruments for a craniometry (the technique of measurement of the cranium) based on a medical textbook dating from the first half of the 20th century. The book was published on one of the far-right websites that are used to share content to Russian and Ukrainian neo-Nazi organisations.

When: 22/11–10/12/2021 (Tue–Sun 12:00–7:00 p.m.)
Where: OSA Open Antifascist Studio in front of Galeria Labirynt
Accessibility: The flag is located on the roof of the OSA kiosk in front of Galeria Labirynt building. The work is visible from the pavement. Description of works in PJM – after scanning the QR code.
Admission: PLN 1

The author of this installation composed with several flags is Nikita Kadan – the artist living in Kiev. He works in the field of painting, graphics and installation, as well as in interdisciplinary collaborative projects with architects, sociologists, and activists. Kadan is a member of the R.E.P. (Revolutionary Experimental Space) artistic group and the founder of curatorial and activist collective Hudrada.

The work is presented within the March of Hospitality (Marsz Gościnności) festival.


NOWY ZŁOTY (NEW GOLDEN) is the informal exhibition initiative operating since 2019 – at first in Wrocław, and now in Lublin thanks to hospitality of OSA Open Antifascism Studio located in front of Galeria Labirynt. Magdalena Kreis and Yuriy Biley are in charge of its programme.

Since the end of the 2020, among other expositions presented within NOWY ZŁOTY, the works in the forms of flags are exhibited. They are a part of the other exhibition programme called CEREMONIAL. So far, five flags have been presented, they were created by artists such as: Monika Drożyńska, Yulia Krivich, Alex Urso, Nikolay Karabinowich, and Jolanta Nowaczyk. In November, right after the exhibition by Maria Kniaginin-Ciszewska (“Old Little”), and a moment before the next exhibition, this time featuring Małgorzata Mycek – the sixth flag by Nikita Kadan will be presented on the kiosk.

Nikita Kadan – born in 1982 in Kiev. In 2007, he graduated from the National Academy of Art and Architecture in Kiev, where he studied in the Department of Monumental Painting under the supervision of Professor Mykola Storozhenko.

Kadan’s pieces of art were exhibited in Pinakothek der Moderne (Munich), M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, mumok (Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien), National Art Museum of Ukraine (Kiev), Galeria Arsenał (Białystok), Military History Museum (Dresden), The Art Collection Telekom, Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre (Krasnoyarsk), The Kingdom of Belgium, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, FRAC Bretagne, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci (Prato).




Polish, English, PJM


Magdalena Kreis and Yuriy Biley



Nikita Kadan

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