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Zilkens' News Blog Archive

Zilkens' News Blog 45 2022

One more week and then "Worth Fighting For" will open in Cologne. Apart from Mrs. Roth, we expect the new Ukrainian Ambassador and a video address by the Ukrainian Foreign Minister. There is still a lot to do before the world can see the powerful works that Bjorn Geldhof from Kyiv and Bart de Bare from Antwerp have put together: Walls need to be erected, ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 44 2022

In 14 days, Claudia Roth will open the exhibition "Worth Fighting For" in Cologne. Works by more than 20 Ukrainian artists in dialogue with works by Kerry James Marshall, Jan Fabre and Luc Tuymans, among others, show the independence of Ukrainian culture. Cars used to be sold at the exhibition venue. This explains the high budget for the exhibition, in ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 43 2022

From 14.11. the exhibition "Worth Fighting For" with works of contemporary Ukrainian art combined with positions from the Museum für Hedendaagse Kunst in Antwerp and parts of the Russian War Crimes will take place in Cologne and can be seen every day for 4 weeks. Admission is free. In preparation, we are in contact with the team of the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv. It's ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 42 2022

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Fingers crossed have helped! Worth fighting for can now take place if we do everything right with the applications and the early start of the measures is also approved on condition that the measure as a whole is approved. - As entrepreneurs we know: There is always risk and there is no insurance against loss of support. We have ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 41 2022

"Worth fighting for" - It might still be possible to open the exhibition in Cologne on 14th of November - everything now depends on a funding commitment from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM), which still has funds available for projects in connection with Ukrainian art and artists. If the funds are approved this week, we will have a maximum of ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 40 2022

Yesterday we celebrated our German National Day of Celebration. 32 years ago, the 5 "new" federal states joined the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany. The celebrations were not exactly exuberant, but the autumn holidays were all the more so. Even a national Sunday newspaper, which is printed on Fridays and delivered on Saturdays, did not find the event worth mentioning. Yet there is ... read more