«VYTOKY» is a project that presents the Ukrainian national costume as an inexhaustible source of ideas and inspiration.
«VYTOKY Black & White» project has demonstrated one more time the uniqueness of the ethno style and the richness of the traditional Ukrainian costume.
There were also presented ethnical musical instruments, jewellery, furniture, old photographs from private collections together with the artworks of Ukrainian contemporary artists and object designers. Exposition of the project was based on the idea of fusion and contrast of modern artworks and traditional Ukrainian artifacts
A range of artworks of Ukrainian contemporary artists as Tiberiy Silvashi, Anna Naduda, Oleksandr Babak, Alina Maksimenko, Valeria Trubina, Victor Melnichuk, Anatoliy Gankevich and Ivan Prykhodko, have become a part of the exposition.
Curator and initiator of the project
Curator of the installation space
Art project manager
Academic project consultant
Coordinator of the installation space
“Supermodel po-ukrainsky” TV-show (Novyi channel)
“Shlyakhetniy odiag” TM
NGO “Creative union of the renovators of the traditional folk crafts”
National Center of Folk Culture “Ivan Honchar Museum”
Center of Ukrainian embroidery and costume “Oriyana”
Authentic costumes from private collections were provided by
Yuriy Melnychuk, Volodymyr Shchybria, Olena Skrypka, Ludmila Sivtseva-Klimuk, Igor Perevertnyuk, Natalia Chabanyuk, Vitaliy Provolovskiy, Bogdan Petrychuk, Alexandr Volovodovsky, Afanasiev family («Vidkryta skrynya» collection) and Ganna Yarovenko