On August 28,
2014 a meeting with the participants of the photo exhibition “X-dialogues”, opened to
Independence Day of Ukraine, of All-Ukrainian creative circle “Photography Club” took
place in A.A.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum: members of the National Union of artists of
Ukraine, laureates of Regional Alexander Osmerkin Award in fine arts and study of art
Sergiy Zhuravel and Oksana Zhuravel (Nadezhdina) and a winner of the National photo
competition “Photographer of the year 2012” in the nomination “genre photo” Sergiy
All-Ukrainian creative circle “Photography Club” was founded at the
beginning of 2012 and presents authors from different cities of Ukraine - Kyiv, Kharkiv,
Donetsk, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Poltava, Chernivtsi, Zhytomyr, Melitopol, Brovary.
During the meeting Sergiy Zhuravel presented a catalogue of the exhibition
“X-DIALOGUES” and a video about its opening in Kyiv gallery “ArtPrichal”
(“ArtMoorage”) in May 2014. While watching the film visitors listened to the interview
with one of the initiators of “Photography Club” foundation, lecturer of Poltava
Academy of photography Sergiy Cherpachenko.
The head of Kirovograd region organization of the National Union of photo
artists of Ukraine Volodymyr Moshchynski and the head of Kirovograd region organization of
the National Union of artists of Ukraine, People’s artist of Ukraine Mykhailo Nadezhdin
congratulated the members of All-Ukrainian creative circle “Photography Club” with the
opening of the exhibition in Kirovograd.
Kirovograd photo artists were glad to communicate with their Kyiv colleagues,
exchanging thoughts and impressions from contemplation of interesting photographs, the
majority of which are made in “street photo” genre. And no wonder that photo masters
Sergiy Ipatov together with his clubmates Max Ponomarenko and Taras Karabin entered the
top ten street-photographers according to Lithuanian and Byelorussian jury at the
international photo competition “Street photography 2013”.