curatorial project by Lia Dostlieva and Andrii Dostliev
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Posts By: Andrii Dostliev

The Russian occupation of Crimea and the military invasion into Eastern Ukraine forced a million and a half people (according to official statistics) to abandon their homes and flee in order to escape military actions and prosecution for their political views. Today, almost two years later, when many refugees have already settled into new homes, it becomes clear that the problems caused by the involuntary resettlement are not limited to material losses. The occupation has not only forced us out of our homes, moreover, we were thrown out of continuity of our personal histories. While packing documents and money in a hurry, we’ve left scattered grandmother’s photo albums, mother’s jewellery, and our first toys, all those trinkets that used to mark our progress in time. Those are the things that no one would rescue. They are useless for settling down in a new place. They would not make your new […]


Olena Bulygina (Stakhanov, Luhansk reg., Ukraine — London, UK) Viktor Corwic (Donetsk, Donetsk reg., Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine) Andrii Dostliev (Brianka, Luhansk reg., Ukraine — Poznań, Poland) Lia Dostlieva (Donetsk, Donetsk reg., Ukraine — Poznań, Poland) Marina Frolova (Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine) Krolikowski Art (Donetsk, Donetsk reg., Ukraine + Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine — Slavutych, Ukraine) Maria Kulikovska (Kerch, Crimea, Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine / Malmö, Sweden) Yulia Polunina-But (Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine) Anastasiya Skorikova (Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine — Poznań, Poland) Katerina Yermolaeva (Donetsk, Donetsk reg., Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine) Sergei Zakharov (Donetsk, Donetsk reg., Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine) Emine Ziyatdinova (Uzbekistan — Crimea, Ukraine — Kyiv, Ukraine) Additional programme: Zhanna Kadyrova (Kyiv, Ukraine) Olya Mykhailiuk (Kyiv, Ukraine)

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