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Cancelling Russian Culture

In this episode, we are in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv to meet renowned historian and public intellectual Professor Yaroslav Hrytsak. He speaks about how Europe must realise the importance of Ukraine in the European cultural landscape despite it being on the periphery.

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On the ground with WMF

This episode sheds light on international assistance brought to Ukraine to protect cultural heritage. We speak to Dr Kateryna Goncharova about current needs and projects undertaken on the ground in Ukraine by the World Monuments Fund.

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On the ground with UNESCO

In this episode, we talk to Professor Chiara Dezzi Bardeschi, who heads the UNESCO Desk in Ukraine.

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Vyshyvanka: Ukrainian embroidered activism

Vyshyvanka is traditional Ukrainian embroidery. Its colourful patterns on shirts and other garments are more than just about beauty and high craftsmanship skills, however. In this feature episode, we explore how vyshyvankas have now taken on a deeper symbolism.

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War in contemporary art

What does the situation of the contemporary artistic world in Ukraine at war look like? Is the war visible in contemporary artistic practice in the public space? Artur Wabik, a visual artist specialising in murals and graffiti, curator, manager of cultural projects based in Krakow, shares his perspective on Ukrainian institutions, exhibitions, projects and careers of artists as they are today.

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