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[To see] The Hunger exhibition in tribute to the victims of the Holodomor

(B2) The Hunger project by artist Yona Tukuser projects this 2022th century famine in Ukraine, somewhat forgotten until the Russian intervention of XNUMX. Paintings of rare symbolism

For fourteen years, the Bulgarian and Ukrainian artist collected historical documents on the famine in Ukraine between 1921 and 1947, using information from state archives and personal interviews with witnesses who survived the famine, as well as new documentary video sources.

These paintings from this human material recreate a dark, aggressive atmosphere, sometimes disturbingly realistic, where power and tragedy seem to equal horror. An exhibition which intends to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor tragedy of 1932-1933, a famine recognized by the European Parliament as a genocide.

This exhibition resonates with what is happening today in Ukraine. Added to it, in fact, a documentary film and an installation of authentic burnt grains resulting from a Russian missile attack. on a grain warehouse in a Danube port in 2023, as well as a fragment of a Russian drone that burned these grains.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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