Imago Mundi is a collection of artwork by more than 25 000 artists from around the world, featured in Trieste, Italy, this year from 29 May to 2 September. It’s been assembled by Luciano Benetton with an aim to globalise contemporary art and promote the spread of cultural heritage to future generations in the hopes that we may better understand all peoples through art.
Featuring works from more than 150 countries, regions, and native communities, this year is especially significant for Ukraine as the collection brings together 140 pieces by both established and emerging local artists in a sub-collection called, Ukraine: Short Stories. Contemporary Artists from Ukraine.
Imago Mundi can be compared to a map that brings together pieces of different cultures, with every single artwork measuring 10×12 cm. Though each piece is unique in its own right, it then becomes part of an overall mosaic, contributing to this idea of linking and intertwining in a necessary dialogue.
Ukrainian artists Illya Chichkan, Oleksandr Roitburd, Andriy Sydorenko, and Vlada Ralko are among those representing Ukraine.
It’s no secret that Kyiv is in need of urbanisation. The existing system of payment for things like city transportation is out-of-date and has many disadvantages. This is something that our Verkhovna Rada has also acknowledged and on 17 January 2017, a law covering the introduction of electronic tickets for public transport was adopted. The […]
Fog Lavender is the third album from Kyiv-based music project Blooms Corda. Their debut, Monodance was released in 2015, with follow-up Gigotosia (meaning ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’) dropping in 2016. In what has become tradition for the group, they first present their new music in live format, then post tracks […]
Looking for a traditional gift to wow your friends back home? We have something that will knock their socks off – and you’ll have just the gift to replace them! Just in time for that bone-chilling Ukrainian winter season, why not pick up a pair of Carpathian wool socks? Featuring traditional designs and wonderful, warm […]
Superstitions – in and of themselves – are not inherently bad. They can give a culture a layered richness that defines it as unique from all others. However, not all superstitions are cute or quirky. In Ukraine, perhaps the most annoying are the Soviet-era health myths. Go ahead – ask your Ukrainian friends how they […]