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Zmina-2: Kramatorsk and Slovyansk

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On April 2-5, 2015 IZOLYATSIA conducts a series of events in Kramatorsk and Slavyansk as part of Zmina project.

On February 12-15, the project was implemented in Mariupol. Contacts with local activists were established and an agreement was reached to implement events in the city in partnership with IZOLYATSIA.

Zmina-2
in Kramatorsk and Slavyansk consists of a series of events:

House of Cards Installation by Sergey Zakharov (Murzilki group), 15 cards, 120x85cm. The installation presents a construction of cards with caricatures featuring officials of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republic. The cornerstone card is a Joker, which features Putin.

— A meeting with Sergei Zakharov, who will talk about his street art installations featuring the caricatures of the «DPR» officials, which he created in the summer of 2014 in Donetsk; the reaction of «DPR», and about his work at IZOLYATSIA in Kyiv. After the meeting, Sergey will present a performance based on his House of Cards.

— Film screenings from IZOLYATSIA partners:

PMR
(Directors — Kristina Norman and Meeli Muhu)
There is an unrecognized state in the middle of Europe called Transnistria — also known by the official self-appellation Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR). For 21 years, the irreplaceable president Igor Smirnov has waved back from the tribunes of the capital of this self-appointed state. Under his charismatic leadership, the construction of a sovereign state on the ruins of the Soviet Union has run aground. Internationally Transnistria has not been recognized yet and it relies completely on alms from Russia.

The documentary was provided by 86 PROKAT.

Khaytarma (Director — Ahtem Seytablaev)
A story about a tragic date in the history of the Crimean Tatar nation — 18 of may 1944 —Stalin's deportation of the Crimean Tatars. Main character of the film is a pilot, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Amehtan Sultan. He goes on furlough to his native town Alupka in May of 1944 and witnesses the deportation.

The documentary was provided by Ahtem Seytablaev.

— Master Classes by IZOLAB, a laboratory of intelligent and digital prototyping.

Master-classes on working with a 3d-printer — training on the principles of using the equipment and conversations with the experts of IZOLAB.

Prototyping workshop — Coffee Architecture — workshops, contributing to the development of spatial thinking. Towers, bridges, and skyscrapers — all this can be constructed using coffee sticks and hot glue.

— Photography for journalists. A lecture on the development of photojournalism and documentary photography. In addition, a master class will be given — a practical training class, which gives journalists the possibility to learn about the basic principles of work in the genre of reportage photography. The event is held by photographer Valery  Miloserdov. 

Events schedule

Kramatorsk:

April 2, 12:00
— press conference. 

April 2-3
— installation House of Cards by Sergey Zakharov (Murzilki group). 

April 2-3, 15:00-19:00
— workshops by IZOLAB. 

April 2, 15:00
— lecture on the history of photojournalism and documentary photography. 

April 2, 19:00 — screening of the film PMR. 

April 3, 15:00 — master class in reportage photography. The participants are welcome to bring  their own cameras to the class. 

April 3, 19:00
— screening of the film Khaytarma

April 3, 18:00
— meeting with Sergey Zakharov and performance, based his the work, House of Cards

Venue: Vilna khata, Kramatorsk, pr. Myru, 9.


Slavyansk:


April 4, 15:00
— press conference. Location: Central City Library, 2nd floor, press center, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 4-5
— installation House of Cards by Sergey Zakharov (Murzilki group). Location: Central City Library, 2nd Floor, Reading room, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 4-5
, 15:00-19:00 — workshops by IZOLAB. Location: Central City Library, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 4, 15:00
— lecture on the history of photojournalism and documentary photography. Location: Central City Library, 2nd Floor, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 4, 19:00
— screening of the film PMR. Location: Central City Library, 2nd Floor, Reading room, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 5, 12:00
— meeting with the social and cultural organisations and activists. Presentation of IZOLYATSIA foundation and projects focused on activating local communities. Discussion on the role of culture and contemporary art in the context of war. Venue: City Council Slaviansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2.

April 5, 15:00
— master class in reportage photography. The participants are welcome to bring their own cameras. Location: Central City Library, 2nd Floor, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 5, 18:00
— meeting with Sergey Zakharov and performance, based on his work House of Cards. Location: Central City Library, 2nd Floor, Reading room, Slavyansk,  pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

April 5, 19:00
— screening of the film Khaytarma. Location: Central City Library, 2nd Floor, Reading room, Slavyansk, pl. Zhovtnevoi Revolutsii, 2a.

Events in Slavyansk are supported by the Slavyansk City Council and Central City Library.

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Media partners

Izolyatsia Media Partners