Guardian Spirits

untill March 31

Guardian Spirits

Views on Ukrain

Guardian Spirits features recent work by seven Ukrainian artists: Myroslava Bachkur, Serhii Dekaliuk, Vitalii Hrekh, Vova Keno, Irina Maksymova, Notuko and Volodymyr Semkiv.

The war with Russia also affects Ukrainian art, which is reflected in drawings, paintings, sculptures and animations by the participating artists. They show us how much art can mean when freedom and democracy are threatened.

Breda link

Photographer Fons Manders works as a volunteer at the De Koepel refugee shelter in Breda. He became fascinated by the images Ukrainian refugees choose as the home screen of their phones, and the stories connected to them. In Guardian Spirits, Manders shows a series of photographs of these home screens.

Benefit auction

The exhibition supports artists from Ukraine. The exhibition supports artists from Ukraine. As many as 45 impressive works of art will be auctioned on Thursday, March 28. The proceeds will benefit making leg prostheses for Ukrainian soldiers and supporting the participating artists. Are you interested and would you like to participate in this benefit auction?Sign up here

The auction will be conducted by Mark Haasnoot, auctioneer Medusa Auctioneers.


Guardian Spirits is a collaboration between the City of Breda, Kozytskyi Charity Foundation, the Embassy of Ukraine and Stedelijk Museum Breda.