Born in Kiev (UA), lives in Kiev (UA).
Nikita Kadan paints, draws, makes installations and often works interdisciplinarily with architects, sociologists and human rights activists. His work is a critical inquiry into the relationship of Ukrainians today to their Soviet past. Kadan uses history and architecture to lay bare the legacy of the Soviet Union and to examine its impact on recent developments in the Ukraine.
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Nikita Kadan, The Chronicle, 2016. Drawing, ink on paper, 18 x (15 x 20 cm)/(20 x 15 cm) .
The Possessed Can Witness...
Nikita Kadan, The Possessed Can Witness in the Court, 2015. Installation, metal construction with various objects like lightbox, photograph, plants, coal, a take away leaflet etc., 220 x 150 x 70 cm.
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14 August 2015 - 31 January 2016.
The M HKA collection is always expanding. With Recent acquisitions, M HKA showcased purchases that help shape our excisting collection. When
Nikita Kadan – The Posses...
20 January 2018 - 29 April 2018.
The Ukrainian artist Nikita Kadan started on an artistic conquest from his hometown Kiev to bring into view the turbulent and especially viol
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The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public
Aanwinsten 2015 [Acquisit...
In 2015, several major works by Belgian, European, African, Asian and South-American artists were purchased. In shaping the M HKA collection,