Everyday life of the territories located in the war zone in the East of Ukraine
June 18, 2015
Center for Urban History, Lviv
Artist Yevhenia Belorusets and human rights activist Vira Yastrebova, who worked in Debaltseve, Lysychansk, and Severodonetsk, will take part in the discussion. The discussion will be moderated by the curators of the photographic program of the Doncult forum, Maria Lanko and Lizaveta Herman.
The discussion took place within the framework of the "Region in the Lens" program of the DonCult cultural forum.
The program "Region in the lens" unites artists for whom Donbass has been and remains the subject of a comprehensive visual research, found in photo series (often long). Their projects focus on various dimensions of the history of Donbass over the past two decades: from the collapse of the miner's heroic image amid the decline of industry and the loss of social prestige to the understanding of extremely dangerous, often illegal work as the only available basis for war; from the life and leisure of working families, which have absorbed all the rudiments of the (post) Soviet way of life to the painful process of pubertal self-identification due to global cultural and behavioral models.
The program includes exhibitions of photo projects at various exhibition grounds in the city, as well as conversations with authors with the participation of invited opponents - theorists, researchers, writers and artists.
Curators of the program are Maria Lanko and Lizaveta Herman.
The event was made possible thanks to the support of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ukraine.