The British Council in Ukraine and Liverpool Biennial are delighted to launch the second iteration of SWAP: UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Programme, aiming to connect artists from Ukraine and the UK and support their professional development and internationalisation. As in its first year, the programme is also designed to give artists the time to research, reflect and explore the UK/Ukraine’s vast artistic traditions. The SWAP programme is delivered in collaboration with Liverpool partners: Bluecoat, FACT and Open Eye Gallery; and Ukrainian partners: Mystetskyi Arsenal, Izolyatsia. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, Soshenko 33 Art Studios, YermilovCentre and Kharkiv Municipal Art Gallery.
SWAP: UK/Ukraine Participants 2017
- Kyung Hwa Shon (YermilovCentre August-September 2017)
- Stephen Sheehan ( Municipal Art Gallery in Kharkiv August-September 2017)
- Vicki Thornton (Izolyatsia. Platform for Culture Initiatives September-October 2017).
- Adam J B Walker (Soshenko 33 Art Studios September-October 2017)
- Polina Karpova (Liverpool-based residency September-October 2017)
- Maria Kulikovska (Liverpool-based residency September-October 2017)
- Anton Lapov (Liverpool-based residency September-October 2017)
- Vova Vorotniov (Liverpool-based residency September-October 2017)
To find out more about the participants please follow the link.