In the Eye of the Storm: Modernism in Ukraine, 1900 - 1930s
On Monday, 28th of November, an official opening ceremony of the exhibition In the Eye of the Storm and two panels will be organized in Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid. The panel “In the Eye of the Storm” will cover the history of Ukrainian art during the first decades of the 20th century.
The participants of the talk include the exhibition curators Konstantin Akinsha, and Olena Kashuba-Volvach, as well as Iryna Drobot, Director of the Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema of Ukraine and Guillermo Solana, Artistic Director of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. The panel will be moderated by Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza.
Participants of the “Culture in Times of War – European Solidarity with Ukraine” panel include Pina Picierno, Vice President of the European Parliament, Diego Mellado, Head of Communication and Public Policy, EEAAS, Catherine Magnant, Head of Unit for Cultural Policy, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission, Yana Barinova, former Head of Cultural Affairs of Kyiv, now Head of European Policies and Ukraine, Erste Stiftung and Alexander Shevchenko, founder of ReStart Ukraine.
The panel “Culture in Times of War – European Solidarity with Ukraine” will open up the importance of culture in the European response and reaction. This panel will be moderated by Isabelle Schwarz, Head of Public Policy, European Cultural Foundation.