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06/25/2018 - 17:11

Ukraine’s first ATO museum

I’d long known about Ukraine’s first Anti-Terrorist Operation Museum in Dnipro before visiting it this year. It’s official title reads: “Museum [dedicated to] the Civil Feat...
06/20/2018 - 15:46

World after Kira: by 18 films better

We hope that this text by Dmytro Desiateryk will launch a thorough discussion about what exactly can be considered a product of Ukrainian culture. For example, is the “Ukrainianness” of a...
06/18/2018 - 17:43

The one remembered for five centuries on end!

This thematic concert can be called a high-society rout, where different languages, especially Turkish and Ukrainian, were spoken. The Philharmonic gathered the diplomatic, political, and artistic...
06/13/2018 - 17:33

“Visual journalism of the future”

Lviv became the seventh city to be visited by the exhibition of the best photos of Den’s 19th Inter­national Photo Contest. From May 31 to June 10, thousands of Leopolitans and...
06/11/2018 - 16:19

“We set out on this journey to just question our own preconceived ideas”

The drama Touch Me Not (Nu Ma Atinge-Ma, Romania – Germany – Czech Republic – Bulgaria – France, 2018) became a real sensation of the last Berlinale,...
06/06/2018 - 15:43

The lofty and the lowly

The exposition shows textile canvases and overcoats manually embroidered by the artist and designed together with Lili Bratus. Also on display are brand-name wigs. Anastasia Podervianska was born to...
06/06/2018 - 15:29

Convert Dnipro into a center of classical music!

Austrian businessman Thomas Brunner initiated the creation of the Friends of the Dnipro Philharmonic Society charitable project, which intends to revive the temple of music. Brunner’s...
06/04/2018 - 17:57

“The main thing is to believe in your idea, just to believe with all your might”

ArtVilnius is the only contemporary art fair in Lithuania and the largest art fair in Eastern Europe. ArtVilnius was first held in 2009, when it was one of the most important events in the “...
05/30/2018 - 15:41

Venice and its myths

The Most Serene Republic of Venice existed in what is now north-eastern Italy for about 1,000 years from 751 until 1797. Its capital, Venice, is associated with endless legends and has long been a...
05/30/2018 - 15:37

The house that Lars von Trier built

CANNES – It is unclear why it so happened: maybe the film art is really starting to fade, and the geniuses of the past have become tired, or the selection team could not find anything...
05/23/2018 - 16:41

The lower depths

CANNES – This happened for the first time in the history of Cannes: the highest award for the female role has never before been won by an actress from Kazakhstan – the film...
05/23/2018 - 16:36

“We created our own fantasy version of Japan”

The feature-length animated film by American Wes Anderson Isle of Dogs shows Japan of the near future. Mayor of the fictitious city of Megasaki is obsessed with hatred of dogs, whom he, on the...
05/23/2018 - 16:33

The visibility of the invisible

The past year was a very successful one for Vlada Ralko, who is among Ukraine’s most famous contemporary artists. Together with Volodymyr Budnikov, who is her husband, colleague, and supporter...
05/16/2018 - 15:47

Philosophical parables drawn with a gel pen

Perfectly concise in form, but profound in content – this is what the creative work of Lviv artist Lesia Kvyk is like. With a single line drawn with a gel pen, she manages to convey a...
05/14/2018 - 18:12

“I try to record timeless realities”

Last summer, documentary photographer from the city of Valparaiso Nicolas Val unexpectedly went to Avdiivka with a humanitarian mission. He was invited for the trip by Sandra Briones of the ICW...

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