• August 27, 2022

Yesterday, 26th of August 2022, in Kyiv, in the Museum of Famous People of Ukrainian Culture, jointly with EU4EMBLAS, there was an opening of the exhibition of Lera Litvinova’s artwork about the current state of the Black Sea.

Lera developed her artwork in the frame of the European Marine Board artist-in-residence program ‘EMBracing the Ocean’. It provides grants for creative individuals to inspire wide-reaching societal change for Ocean sustainability by expanding societies’ understanding of the Ocean’s value and the urgency of ensuring its health and resilience now and into the future.

Lera Litvinova got a grant to produce the art installation showing the problems of the Black Sea in war conditions. She made the art installation out of clay showing underwater life, the Sea in a storm, and the current state of anxiety in Ukraine. The art installation was also filled with Black Sea water.

The goal of this exhibition is to raise people’s awareness about the Black Sea state, put it on Ukraine’s war agenda, and simultaneously help release people’s feelings about the unreachable Sea at the moment.

EU4EMBLAS project supported this excellent initiative. Its representative Olena Marushevska took part in the opening, providing some insight about environmental monitoring of the Black Sea. The project also offered many project videos about the marine life to be shown to the visitors of the exhibition as well as will provide support in the further exhibition of the installation.

The exhibition is open from the 26th of August to the 26th of October 2022.

The address:

Museum of the Famous People of Ukrainian Culture

Saksaganskogo St., 97, Kyiv.

Working hours: 10:00 – 17:00 (from Wednesday to Sunday including)

Guests are very welcome to attend!