Opening of the charity photo exhibition “Fracture Kharkiv” in Lviv

WHERE: Lviv, Art Center “Dzyga” (Virmenska Str. 35)

WHEN: February 28, 2023, 19.00

“Fracture Kharkiv” is an art-documentary photo exhibition about urbicide – the purposeful demolition of the city: the destruction of civilian objects, terrorist acts against the civilian population.

Organized by civil organizations Maidan Monitoring Information Center and “Ukraine SOS”, the exhibition is funded by Crown Agents International Development’s (CAID) Ukraine Civil Society Emergency Response Fund (UCSERF). CAID is a UK registered charity which forms part of the Crown Agents Limited Group; UCSERF provides grants to existing Ukrainian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under immense strain, providing assistance to ensure they could continue to deliver essential services to local communities across the country.

The photos present the real crimes of the Russian Federation against the Ukrainian people. More than 11,000 infrastructure objects have already been destroyed in Kharkiv: residential buildings, schools, universities, hospitals, kindergartens, shopping centers, restaurants and cultural centers. The purpose of the exhibition is to show the destruction of the second largest city in Ukraine due to the cruelty and ambition of the Russian dictator.

The photos were taken by the team of war documentaries of the Maidan Monitoring Information Center from March 12, 2022 to February 12, 2023.

“Fracture Kharkiv” has already been exhibited in Poltava, Uzhgorod, Berezhany, Zbarazh, Warsaw, Munich, Bonn, Prague and London. The exhibition will also host a fundraiser for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for Serhiy Zhadan (“Cars for the Armed Forces”), for military documentarians of the Maidan Monitoring and the NGO “Ukraine SOS”. During the opening, Serhiy Zhadan, one of the most famous Kharkiv residents today, will read his poems.

The exhibition opening will feature:

Serhiy Zhadan — Ukrainian poet, frontman of the bands “Zhadan and Dogs” and “Mannerheim Line”. Serhiy  will read his poems at the opening.

Authors of the photos – Kateryna and Oleksii Svid, residents of Kharkiv, documentary war photographers of the Maidan Monitoring Information Center.

Oleksandr Shevchenko – a native of Kharkiv, the head of the NGO “Ukraine SOS”.

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