Save the date in your diary for the Art Aid Ukraine Auction Event on Sunday 24 April 2022 (Ukrainian Easter) from 15:00-21:30 BST at The Boiler House, 152 Brick Lane, London. Get your £5 tickets here and register to bid in this auction. Hosted by Medicine for Ukraine, a humanitarian charitable initiative, this fundraiser will be fronting a Timed Auction of iconic works from contemporary artists such as Bran Symondson, Jean Jullien, Tacita Dean, Frances Aviva Blane, Robyn Ward, Victoria Topping, Matt Small and Liz Fritsch and more. An impressive list of established creatives have all donated their work to be sold on the day.
All funds raised from the tickets and sale of art will go to charities and organisations that specifically provide urgently needed medicine for Ukrainian hospitals and medics, including Ukrainian Charity, Relief Aid and Medicine For Ukraine. There'll be a soft auction of selected artwork before the main auction begins at 19:30. This is your one-off opportunity to purchase work by exciting and acclaimed artists, including ceramicists, sculptors and photographers while supporting those who are rising to the occasion to meet the needs of those in the Ukraine. Find more details on the ticketing page.
You'll be welcomed from 15:00, followed by a full program. The live auction at 19:30 will be led by esteemed auctioneer Hugh Edmeades. Come along, eat, drink and indulge yourselves in creativity. There'll be special guest performances from Ukrainain supergroup Vopli Vidoplyasova live from Kyiv, the wonderful Bloom Twins live from LA and A cappella act La Vivo who will perform on the night. Visit the website to read the backstory that inspired this event.