Solo exhibition ‘4.5.0.’ of Zinaida closing tomorrow

Solo exhibition ‘4.5.0’ of Zinaida opened at WHITE BOX, New York on June 1, 2018. ‘4.5.0’ stands for military communication coding and means “all is well.” Ukrainian army initially started using this coding at the active combat in Eastern Ukraine against the Russian aggression. Eventually, army veterans adapted this coding to everyday language upon their return home. ‘4.5.0’ – “all is well.” Exhibition dates June 2 – July 5, 2018.The exhibition featured live performance “Transformation” aka “Kalyna” on June 1, stills from the film “Mute” featuring women of Maidan portraits and  artist’s film Bila Truna (White Coffin) 2017.ARTREHUD sessions with New York war veterans that took place both at the gallery and at VA hospitals in the Bronx and Manhattan. Initially, ARTREHUB was started by Zinaida in Kyiv as volunteer-based initiative that provides psychological rehabilitation for Ukrainian soldiers who suffered trauma as a result of an ongoing war in Ukraine.On June 12 Zinaida held an artist conversation with Hugo Huerta Marin discussing the exhibition as well as transformation of Ukrainian society in light of current events in Ukraine.The exhibition will close tomorrow, July 5 with a day-long “Final Action” fasting in support of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike in Siberian prison.

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