Lecture "Art as evidence: is art possible during the war?" by Kateryna Botanova

We invite you to the lecture by Kateryna Botanova "Art as evidence: is art possible during the war?" as a part of the public program of the exhibition of Zhanna Kadyrova Flying Trajectories.
The event will take place on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00 pm in the exhibition space on the 4th floor of the PinchukArtCentre in the format of a direct online inclusion of the lecturer.
Participation is free by prior registration:

Lecture "Art as evidence: is art possible during the war?" by Kateryna Botanova. November 15

Photo: Pavlo Botanov

During the lecture, we will discuss the following questions:
● What happens to art during wars, armed conflicts, and social crises?● What is the role of Ukrainian artists after the start of a full-scale invasion?● How is the physical and bodily experience of war and pain translated into artistic language? And most importantly, why?
Kateryna Botanova is a Ukrainian curator and cultural critic, lives in Basel (Switzerland). Her research focuses on decoloniality, solidarity, and care in artistic practices in Eastern Europe and the countries of the Global South. She co-curates the multidisciplinary Culturescapes festival in Basel and organizes festival anthologies. She was the director of the Center of Contemporary Art Foundation in Kyiv and the founder of the Korydor online publication. Member of the Ukrainian PEN. Invited curator of the Research Platform of the PinchukArtCentre.