Pictures from the exhibition "In the Eye of the Storm" currently on display in the Viennese Belvedere

Modernisms in Ukraine at the Lower Belvedere

In the Eye of the Storm is an exploration of the Modernist movement in Ukraine, curated by Konstantin Akinsha and Katia Denysova together with Maryna Drobotiuk and Olena Kashuba-Volvach. The exhibition, which made its debut in 2023 at the Museo…
Poster of the documentary film "20 Days in Mariupol"

„20 Days in Mariupol“ Wins Best Documentary Feature Film 2024

The IWM and the Documenting Ukraine program, in particular, are glad to announce that the documentary film „20 Days in Mariupol,“ directed by Ukrainian photographer and Documenting Ukraine grantee Mstyslav Chernov, has won the first-ever…
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Documenting Ukraine at this human world — International Human Rights Film Festival

From 30 November to 10 December 2023, the 16th edition of the this human world — International Human Rights Film Festival will take place in various cinemas across Vienna. In a new partnership between the Documenting Ukraine program at the…
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Applications Now Open for Documenting Ukraine Grants 

We are now accepting applications for Documenting Ukraine grants. These one-time grants of 5000 EUR enable Ukrainian intellectuals and creative professionals to work on documentation projects that establish and preserve a factual record—whether…
Portrait of Victoria Amelina

In Memoriam Victoria Amelina (1986-2023)

We are profoundly saddened by the death of Ukrainian writer and human rights activist Victoria Amelina on 1 July 2023. She died of injuries sustained in a Russian missile attack on Ria Lounge, a restaurant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk…
Announcement of the Book Arsenal International Festival in Kyiv

Documenting Ukraine at the Book Arsenal in Kyiv

On 22—25 June 2023, the 11th International Book Arsenal Festival will take place. Documenting Ukraine project is a partner in the focus theme “When Everything Matters”, which combines discussions, a concert by the “Renaissance” Chamber Orchestra of…
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Documenting Ukraine Participant Is a 2023 Havel Prize Laureate

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) announced the recipients of the 2023 Václav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent, an award celebrating human rights advocates who unmask the lie of dictatorship through art. Among them is…
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Exhibition "Documenting Ukraine: Bearing Witness to War" in the Bildraum Studio

Documenting Ukraine project at the IWM in cooperation with Bildrecht presents exhibition Documenting Ukraine: Bearing Witness to War that will take place at the Bildraum Studio from 3 June till 1 July 2023.
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Ukrainian Documentaries at Schikaneder Kino

On May, 3 at 20:15 The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) and The Reckoning Project: Ukraine Testifies will present a special screening of Ukrainian documentaries about Russian war crimes at Schikaneder Kino in cooperation with this human world –…
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The Most Documented War. Symposium for Documentation and Archiving Initiatives

We are inviting individual and collective projects, regardless of discipline or methodology, to participate in The Most Documented War. Symposium for Documentation and Archiving Initiatives that will take place on 1—3 June 2023 at the Center for…
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Timothy Snyder Speaks at UN Security Council Session on “Russophobia” 

On 14 March 2023, Timothy Snyder spoke at The United Nations Security Council session called by the Russian delegation to discuss “russophobia”.
Picture of a medal for the Shevhcenko Prize, Photo Credit: Shevchenko National Prize Committee (official Facebook page) 

Cultural Prizes Awarded to Three Documenting Ukraine Participants

The IWM is happy to congratulate Iryna Tsilyk on receiving the Shevchenko National Prize and Alina Gorlova and Anastasiia Platonova on receiving the Women in Arts Award. All three award recipients, whose prizes were announced last week, are taking…