All week, the festival pays tribute to the artists and photographers whose lives are threatened by Russia’s aggression.
|TUESDAY JULY 5|
SCREENING AT THE
WEDNESDAY JULY 6
COUR FANTON TALK
|THE KHARKIV SCHOOL |
AND EVGENIY PAVLOVTThe Kharkiv Photography School is a Ukrainian art movement that emerged in the 1970s, in opposition to Soviet socialist realism. Tatiana
and Evgeniy Pavlov talk about the invention of a visual language and their commitment to Ukrainian identity.
THURSDAY JULY 7
AT THE THÉÂTRE ANTIQUE
In the Photo Slam, a New Generation frame, a part of the show focuses on Ukraine’s contemporary photography scene with young artists talking about their commitments and challenges since Russia invaded their country.
Olivier Sarrazin has spent many years documenting the political situation on his trips to Russia and Ukraine.
Intimate correspondence between the photographer and her Ukrainian friends suffering in the war.
The photographer, who stayed at home in Lviv, presents two series, one created in peacetime, the other, more photojournalistic, showing how art works are protected from bombing.
Maxim Dondyuk chronicles the Ukrainian people’s long battle for freedom, independence and national identity. He has documented three turning points in the history of his country, where two visions for the same territory always clash. One is steeped in nostalgia for the Soviet Union, the other aspires to be an independent European country.