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AUGUST 15, 22, 29

music cinema observation

Holosievo is not only the biggest green zone of a capital, national park, lakes, summer cinemas waiting for viewers return, one hundred year telescope waiting for new astronomers-amateurs… Minor planet Holosievo invites for three August Saturdays SUM OF SUN. Wish you a clear sky!


August 15, Cultural cluster Dovzhenko-Center (Vasylkivska str. 1)
18:00 — exhibition «ArtPole: Hidden Worlds» / opening
20:00 — silent movie «Erotikon» (Czechoslovakia, 1929) with music supplement of FORMA band (Prague)
free enter, pre-registration is needed


August 22, Main Astronomical Observatory of NAS of Ukraine (Akademika Zabolotnogo str. 27)
19:00 — excursions, documentary movie, opening of art objects and observation the starry sky pre-registration is needed


August 29, Cultural cluster Dovzhenko-Center (Vasylkivska str. 1)
19:00 — exhibition «ArtPole: Hidden Worlds» / finishing
20:00 — presentation of the album «Thou» by Port Mone trio (Minsk)
tickets: 100 UAH before and 120 UAH during the concert day, are sold on, and


exhibition «ArtPole: Hidden Worlds»
Landart. 12 years. 6 locations of ArtPole festival: in Ivano-Frankivsk, Vinnytsia, Odesa, Luhansk regions and in Crimea. Project «Twins» — at the crossroads of urban and natural territories of existence – also will be presented. From the roof of Dovzhenko-Center where you can get from the exhibition hall you have a view on the high-rise buildings as well as on the forest. It will help to feel better very delicate but very important differences.


film «Erotikon» vs FORMA band (Prague)
One of the best examples of Czech silent film era with a supplement of Ostrava-Prague music band Forma live. Its sensual images inspired musicians for the creation of original improvised mixture of acoustic music and electronic. Based on the soundtrack album Earotikon was nominated for one of the most prestigious Czech music prices Anděl. Forma live also created a soundtrack for «Metropolis».


program in the Main Astronomical Observatory of NAS of Ukraine

Besides the excursions, documentary movie «The City Dark» (USA, 2011) and observation the starry sky you could also see artistic works created specially for this territory. Zuzana Ruzickova (Czech Republic) will present gauze-prints — her authors technique based on the imprints of the walls with traces of different interventions of human and nature. Andriy Gurenko (Ukraine) and other artists also prepare their objects. This part of the project will have a continuation in Prague where Myroslav Vayda will lead a serious of workshops for Karlin district inhabitants taking care a park Pristav 18600. By enthusiastic efforts this green zone on Vltava bank which in previous times was a harbor and then — abandoned brownfield was turned into a favorite vacation spot. With Myroslav’s help the participants will create their own art objects for this space which will be left there. Also and exhibition «ArtPole: Hidden Worlds» will go to Prague and be implemented directly to the park territory and neighbor business center Nil House. It is also planned that exhibition will also include Zuzana Ruzickova’s works inspired by observatory and Holosiivski forest.


trio Port Mone: «Thou»
During the recording of this album the musicians refused laboratorial studio conditions, studio equipment was moved to the forest where the record was held which «… it seems that fully absorbed the atmosphere of this amazing plane air… coexistence of two musics — natural and man made». Minimalistic discreet but extremely frank music by Port Mone is well known among music lovers. Since the creation of trio critics are talking about the phenomenon at the crossroads classical music, noise, experimental and authentic folk. «Thou» was presented on several international festivals and became a discovery for European audience.


The event is held within the program Tandem Ukraine. Support of the project: Czech Center in Kyiv and U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.