We invite you to the discussion “Cultural Reception of Crimea: Decolonial Aspect” to be held on May 24 at 12:00 at the National Art Museum of Ukraine, 6 Mykhailo Hrushevskoho Street.
The discussion, timed to the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Deportation of the Crimean Tatar People, aims to bring together art historians, art critics, historians and cultural figures to discuss the interpretation of the Crimean peninsula in art – primarily Ukrainian, but also Russian and Soviet – of different periods. We will also discuss how these representations reflected the attitudes of society and the state towards Crimea, and the relationship between these representations and the policies applied to the peninsula and its inhabitants, including indigenous peoples, at different stages of history.
- Olesia Ostrovska-Liuta, director general of Mystetskyi Arsenal
- Martin-Oleksandr Kyslyy, historian, researcher, PhD, lecturer at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, participant of the project “Initiative for Crimean Tatars”
- Oleksiy Mustafin, journalist, television manager, politician
- Mavile Khalil, journalist, psychologist, program director of the Crimean Tatars website
- Oksana Barshynova, Deputy Director General of NAMU
Video message from the artist Maria Kulikovska
Moderator: Maria Tomak, Head of the Service for Support of the Crimean Platform of the Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
- Tamila Tasheva, Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
- Yulia Lytvynets, Director General of the National Art Museum of Ukraine
The discussion will take place against the backdrop of a special project initiated on the occasion of the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Deportation of the Crimean Tatar People by the Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the National Art Museum of Ukraine – “Crimea. A Different View”. As part of this project, Ukrainian museums are exhibiting artworks that are somehow related to the temporarily occupied Crimea for several weeks in May. During the public discussion, the National Art Museum of Ukraine will present several works from its own collections dedicated to Crimea.
Event organizers: The National Art Museum of Ukraine, the Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, and Crimea SOS.
If you have any questions, please contact the press service of the Mission: +380 50 859 8497. To confirm your accreditation, please send us an e-mail: [email protected]