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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...
05/07/2018 - 18:17

Creativity: The only acceptable criminal act?

Alisa Pavlovska, a young Ukrainian film director, titled her new production “Fifth Therapy.” Recently screened, the title has left many wondering. It is based on a series of...
04/25/2018 - 16:38

CHORNOBYL through the eyes of a French artist

It is fall. Cloudy sky hangs above the gloomy town of Poliske. What once was its center is now empty. It seems that the photos are dominated by a terrible silence of a town transferred to the...
04/24/2018 - 17:30

A life split by 15 Minutes

Many beginner filmmakers embark on a career by making a short film. A short is the most constructive opportunity to express oneself, test the acquired skills, begin to hone one’s mastery, and...
04/24/2018 - 10:59

From hermits’ huts to a monastery of saints

The tallest secular building in ancient China could only be two stories high. There was an unwritten rule: you should not build your own mansion taller than the neighboring one, all for the sake of...
04/23/2018 - 15:56

Greta and company

Polar explorers, underwater animals, funny still lifes – some of Nastia’s drawings are an inspiration for adventures, and some, on the contrary, are full of comfort. Recently she...
04/18/2018 - 15:59

Art parallels between Kharkiv and Liverpool

Just half an hour after the opening of the YermilovCentre, the venue was packed. Visitors were mostly young people who did not use the opportunity to make a selfie or simply take a picture near the...
04/18/2018 - 15:49

“My favorite theme is the Carpathians. But you must stay in contact with them…”

Ivan Ilko, a giant of the Transcarpathian school of painting, Honored Painter of Ukraine, a pupil of the legendary Fedir Manailo, one of the dominant figures in mid-to-late-20th-century...
04/18/2018 - 12:11

Honey cakes for good luck

Musicians from Australia, China, Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine will show their mastery in the Horowitz Debut group (65 participants) and the Junior group (19 participants).“...
04/17/2018 - 10:51

From ONUKA to Princess Olha

A hot yellow cover immediately catches your eye. It shows two girls joining hands and holding a paintbrush and a wrench. One of them is in a dress, the other in pants, and they both smile. The idea...
04/16/2018 - 15:48

“You just go and do it”

Documentary filmmaker Oleksandr Techynskyi (born in Dnipropetrovsk in 1979) debuted in 2013 with a witty short called Sirs and Seniors, which was filmed in Uman during a Hasidic pilgrimage.In 2014,...
04/11/2018 - 15:47

“I am afraid of expensive gifts...”

April 12 is the 85th birthday of “Senora Soprano.” The prima donna is going to celebrate it in Kyiv. There will be not only a soiree in honor of her and her daughter Montserrat Marti...
04/11/2018 - 15:44

Panels and Easter eggs made of... straw

Works of this talented Kyiv artist, art historian, teacher, and art critic fascinate with their craftsmanship, because they are decorative panels made of... straw, which, by their artistic qualities...
04/11/2018 - 15:41

How a financier became an opera star

A full house at the recent performance of Eugene Onegin in the National Opera hardly surprised anyone, although the performance was not a premiere. Most of the music fans came to the theater to hear...

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