Kryly Khalopa TheatreBrest, Belarus
KX Space (KX – from Cyrillic ‘Крылы Халопа’) is an independent cultural space in Brest. It was opened in 2014 by the collective of Kryly Khalopa theater. KX Space is created as a platform for education, presentation, research and communication in the field of theater, contemporary art, non-formal education. KX work is aimed to activate the cultural life in the region and Belarus, to support local initiatives. KX space is opened for the implementation of local community projects, aimed to form the active position of the involvement and influence on own lives and life of the community.
KX space works as a gallery, regarding the shortage of gallery spaces in Belarus. The main objectives in this direction of KX are the presence of Belarusian and foreign contemporary art in the public space of Brest, support the critical and contemporary art, as well as the projects aimed an inclusion of “excluded” artists for various reasons, creation of a platform for interdisciplinary dialogue, local and international cooperation, participation in Belarusian and international exhibition projects.
In 2016 in KX were held the exhibitions of Belarusian artists and photographers Andrey Liankievich, Alexander Veledimovich, Olga Sosnovskaya, Aleksey Tolstov, Semion Motolianets, Artur Bondar (Kiev-Moscow), Collective of Concrete Dates (Kiev), as well as the exhibition of Belarusian deviant contemporary art.