[=] ALLIANCE 22
In November 2012 a curatorial group consisting of four Kiev artists Badri Gubianuri, Constantin Roudeshko, Tiberiy Szilvashi and Serge Momot agreed to found a non-commercial educational platform — New Artistic Alliance (later on re-named to [=] Alliance 22). In 2015 Serhiy Popov joined the group.
The objective of founding [=] Alliance 22 was studying and public promotion of non-figurative art in Ukraine, homeland of world renowned artists such as Kazimir Malevich, David Burliuk, Alexandr Archipenko, Vladimir Tatlin, Alexandra Exter, Vasyl Yermylov and Alexander Bogomazov.
On November 22, 2012 its first event was held — the 1st Artistic Alliance with Serge Momot and Victoria Poleva, a contemporary classical music composer, being the main performers. Since then the Artistic Alliances were held regularly eleven times a year on a pre-fixed date, each 22nd day of every month except August, in a premises best fit to the respective exhibition, courtesy of The Mikhail Bulgakov Literature Museum in Kiev, located at: 13, Andriyivsky Uzviz, Kiev, Ukraine.
The last — 36th Artistic Alliance in premises of The Mikhail Bulgakov Literature Museum took place on April 22, 2016.
Sergei Tverdokhleb [IC "Nadia"] provided financial assistance for the four years of the Alliance22 existence.