According to Alessandra, the contemporary art scene in Ukraine is very vibrant and it's expanding, looking at European models. If the art market is probably not well developed still, Ukrainian artists are exhibiting in the most relevant international exhibitions and the general interest in the country is definitely increasing.
During the mobility tour was taken up in meetings with artists and other professionals in the cultural sphere, by visiting museums, arts institutes and galleries. Among those artists Alessandra got to know were STO art group
, Yevgenia Belorusetz, Lada Nakonechna, Alevtina Kakhidze, Egor Anzygin, Anna Zvyagintseva, Mykola Ridnyi, and Alina Kleitman. With each successive meeting she learned about the Ukrainian contemporary arts scene and got a good look at each artist's work and their presence in cultural production and education in Ukraine. Alessandra also visited contemporary art venues like IZOLYATSIA – Platform for Cultural Initiatives, Pinchuk Art Centre, Bursa Gallery, YA Gallery, Voloshyn Gallery, White World Gallery, Mala Gallery of Mystetskyi Arsenal National Art and Culture Museum Complex. She met separately with Anna Pastore, director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Kyiv, Tetyana Filevska, deputy director of the Ukrainian Institute, curators Liza Herman, Maria Lanko and art historian Asia Bazdyrieva.