The History Department invites you for the book launch of "Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021", edited by Svitlana Biedarieva (ibidem Press 2021)
Participants of the book launch: Svitlana Biedarieva, Olena Martynyuk, Vytautas Michelkevičius, and Lina Michelkevičė. Discussant: Alisa Lozhkina. Moderated by Marsha Siefert.
The book launch will take place online only. For the Zoom link please write to Margaretha Boockmann: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021" focuses on political and social expressions in contemporary art of Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia. It explores the transformations that art in Ukraine and the Baltic states has undergone since their independence in 1991, discussing how the conflicts and challenges of the last three decades have impacted the reconsideration of identity and fostered resistance of culture against economic and political crises.
With contributions by Ieva Astahovska, Svitlana Biedarieva, Kateryna Botanova, Olena Martynyuk, Vytautas Michelkevičius, Lina Michelkevičė, Margaret Tali, and Jessica Zychowicz.