10-15 July 2018 - National Taras Shevchenko Museum, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung - Kiev, Ukraine
It is definitely worth going to an opening of "People. Places. Processes." exhibition which will take place on Tuesday, July, 10th at 6:30 pm. The registration starts at 6:00 pm.
What is the exhibition about?
7 artists: Carolina Dutca, Ramin Mazur, Alexandr Sayenko, Narek Aleksanyan, Dina Oganova, George Gogua, Emine Ziyatdinova, from the countries of Eastern partnership will show their perception of such basic liberties and social issues as human rights, discrimination, social justice, corruption and poverty. These problems unite citizens, gather demonstrations, shape the mindset of a modern person.
Apart from the opening itself, there will also be a discussion about the issues covered in the exhibition.
✒ Among questions discussed:
— How can state cultural policy help to overcome inequality, foster social injustice, milder conflicts and support social dialogue?
— How social and democratic values can be transmitted through art?
— How can the artists enforce dialogue building between the government and civil society?
— In the current political and economic situation in the countries of Eastern Europe, what role does creativity play in interconnecting social society and the authorities?
— Is art an effective tool to address social issues people deal with daily?
— Even if not mentioned directly, every art or literature piece inherently touches upon and address social issues. Does art actually reflect the society?
✒ Keynote speaker of the event: Lilit Makunts, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia
✒ The language of the event: Ukrainian/Russia with the translation into English
Venue: National Taras Shevchenko Museum, Taras Shevchenko Blvd. 12, Kyiv.
The exhibition is organized by the Regional Office "Dialogue Eastern Europe" Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Germany`s oldest political foundation. FES persistently campaigns for the core ideas and values of social democracy: freedom, justice and solidarity.
More information on the exhibition is available on the website. http://fes-dee.org/n/cms/1/?L=1