Open Place

Our school KHTZ Open Place next gen

Our school KHTZ, Open Place, Ukraine

The project “Our School KHTZ”, organised by the artistic platform Open Place, will consist of a one month artistic residency based in the post-industrial areas of the Northeast-Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The residency will be open for 10 young artists from different post-Soviet countries, and will focus on method of socially-engaged art practice. It will consist of a practical and a theoretical component, with aspects of the theoretical component open to the public. Through its bridging of the gap between academic study and artistic practice in Kharkiv, the project will contribute to the building of stronger artistic networks between young artists, activists and researchers in Kharkiv and young artists in other post-Soviet countries