Invasion Redux

Renowned Ukrainian artist, Mykola Zhuravel, and his partner, Daria Tishchenko Zhuravel, witnessed firsthand the turmoil and uprising that led to the ouster of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich during the 2014 Revolution, and the ongoing political tensions that have reached a boiling point with Russia’s hostile attack on Ukraine. Zhuravel, a contemporary painter and sculptor who has represented Ukraine at the Viennese Biennale, together with Ms. Tishchenko, developed the exhibition, Invasion Redux, that first premiered in North America at The Ukrainian Institute of America in New York in 2016. The multi-media exhibition poignantly transforms their memories of the uprising and its aftermath into vivid abstract portrayals – artworks, sculpture, photography and film – that encapsulate what it is like to live in the shadow of a hostile giant.

Throughout the Toronto exhibition, both Mykola Zhuravel and Daria Tishchenko Zhuravel will be working as Artists in Residence at the CNE’s Withrow Common Gallery.

Gallery guests can observe “art-in-the-making” as the two artists work on pieces that respond to the deadly and tragic events resulting from Russia’s current assault on their homeland.

Time, Location & Tickets

Thursdays thru Sundays from April 21 – May 29, 2022
Withrow Common Gallery, 200 Princes’ Blvd. Toronto, ON M6K3C3

Thursdays & Fridays: 6pm to 9pm

Saturdays & Sundays: 12pm to 5pm

Tickets are pay what you can on Thursdays and Fridays and $15 + HST on Saturdays and Sundays. Net proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the UN Refugee Agency (Canada): Ukraine Emergency. Tickets are available below or in person at the gallery.  

April 21- May 29

Events Details

Invasion Redux is a multi-media, contemporary art exhibition that transforms the artists' memories of the turmoil and uprising in Ukraine

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