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INDEX Is Hiring

INDEX: Institute for Documentation and Exchange is a new cultural and research institution founded by the IWM that seeks to empower the Ukrainian intellectual vanguard and advance knowledge about Ukraine worldwide in the long-term perspective. It…
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Documenting Ukraine: Applications Now Open

The Documenting Ukraine program is glad to start the 2024 application cycle. Ukrainian academics, creative professionals and public intellectuals are welcome to apply for one-time 5000 EUR grants for projects documenting the experience of the full-…
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Life on the Edge: Documenting Ukraine and the Book Arsenal

The 12th International Book Arsenal will take place in Kyiv, from 30 May to 2 June 2024. This year’s focus theme, Life on the Edge, is implemented jointly by Mystetskyi Arsenal and the Documenting Ukraine program.  Curated by Volodymyr…
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Applications for Documenting Ukraine Grants Open Soon: How to Prepare

The Documenting Ukraine program is glad to announce that we will start accepting applications for the 2024 grant cycle in June, with an application deadline of 19 August. For those interested in applying for a grant, we have compiled information…
Logotype of the Ukrainian Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia

Net Making at La Biennale di Venezia

The 60th edition of the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled Foreigners Everywhere, will once more feature a selection of Ukrainian art. Ukrainian Pavilion, Net Making, stars four mixed-media projects by various…
INDEX: Institute for Documentation and Exchange, with IWM and DocU logo

Announcing INDEX: Institute for Documentation and Exchange (Lviv)

The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM Vienna) is founding a new institution in Ukraine — INDEX: Institute for Documentation and Exchange.
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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Photo Book "13 Stories of War" by Ukrainian Warchive, Showcasing the Essence of the Russo-Ukrainian War Through Powerful Imagery and Text

Ukrainian Warchive has published its first book, 13 Stories of War, to mark the second year of the full-scale Russian invasion. The book features individual visual essays created by 13 Ukrainian photographers and artists, each with a companion…
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Kyiv Perennial Opens Its Doors in Berlin

Kyiv Biennial, a project of the Visual Culture Research Center, is an international forum for socially and politically engaged art. In 2023, the fifth edition of the Kyiv Biennial began in different venues around Ukraine and Europe, putting…
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Life in War: Launch of a New Media Platform in Ukraine

Life in War, a project of the Public Interest Journalism Lab, is a media platform that explores the transformative influence of War on Ukrainian society, culture, and lifestyle. The platform was launched in March 2022 in partnership with the …
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The Most Documented War: Ethics and Practice of International Collaborations

Along with the experience of Russia's full-scale invasion, for many Ukrainians, the experience of international contacts has increased in the form of supportive calls and messages, invitations and trips abroad, organization of volunteer assistance,…