Ukraine’s 2013—2014 Revolution of Dignity triggered an outpouring of creative expression in Ukraine. The revolution itself, a grass-roots improvisation of...

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Is Maidan the Defeat of Culture?

Culture on the Maidan was first and foremost a way to remind ourselves of our own values and motivations. Alongside the shields and bags of snow, culture was the building material for another space – a more amicable, ex-territorial body of hopes and humanity; the embassy of a utopian, idealized Europe. All that singing and collective action was the creation of an alternative “spiritual space”.
Ostap SlyvynskyMay 22, 2014