Nikita Kadan was born 1982 in Kyiv, Ukraine, where he lives and works today. He is a visual artist who often works in interdisciplinary collaboration with architects, sociologists and writers. His practice involves a critical investigation into the experience of present-day Ukrainians and their relationship to the Soviet past. He is a member of the artist group REP (Revolutionary Experimental Space), a founding member of the curatorial and activist collective Hudrada (Artistic Committee), and a member of the editorial collective of prostory.net.ua, an online publishing site on culture and politics. Kadan’s work has been exhibited internationally, with exhibitions at CCA Ujazdowski Castle Warsaw, M HKA Antwerp, Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, Castello di Rivoli Turin, DAAD Galerie Berlin, 'The Shool of Kyiv' biennale, 55 and 56 Biennale di Venezia, and the 14th Istanbul Biennial among others.