"HOLODOMOR: THROUGH THE EYES OF UKRAINIAN ARTISTS" COLLECTION

Set of 45 students' posters

in Ukrainian and English
Kyiv, Ukraine

alt In 1932-1933 the Soviet regime carried out criminal actions which destroyed the lives of millions of Ukrainians. This
major crime against humanity has become known as Holodomor: induced starvation, death of millions, genocide.

The Soviets denied there was any serious problems and from 1933 to 1988 they worked hard to cover up, hide and
suppress the information what actually happened. The Ukrainian news media and the artistic community were not
allowed to tell about this human tragedy, though noramally they are the first to tell the world of such tragedies.

It is very important now for Ukrainians to deal with their history and to tell the truth about what happened.

In 2006 The HolodomorPoster Art Students' Program was initiated by Morgan Williams, Founder and Trustee,
"Holodomor: Through the Eyes of Ukrainian Artists" collection in cooperation with Design Department, National Academy
of Arts. The purpose of the program was to encourage design students to research and study the tragic events suffered by Ukrainians in 1932-1933 and to createartistic posters about Holodomor: induced starvation, death for millions, genocide.
The program was a three year program ending in 2008, the year of the 75th commemoration of the Holodomor. Almost sixty second to fifth year students participated in the program during three years in 2006-2008. Each student created an original hand-painted poster. The posters were then judged and the best posters selected. Each student who participated received a cash award with the winners receiving the largest awards.
All Holodomor poster awards ceremony were held in November 2006, 2007, 2008 at the National Academy of Arts in Kyiv.
The first event was opened by Kateryna Yushchenko, First Lady of Ukraine, and Head of Supervisory Board of the "Ukraine 3000" Charitable Foundation. In her presentation Mrs. Yushchenko thanked all participants of the contest and said: "The time has come when we are able to speak about this horrible tragedy, the genocide of Ukrainian nation. However, not only artists and historians ought to speak about it. It is important that every Ukrainian understood what happened to his people, lit a candle, and said a prayer for these people."
The second Holodomor awards ceremony was attended by Dr. Deborah Taylor, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. She spoke to the design students about the importance and responsibility of the artistic community to use their ability and talents to show such historical tragedies as the Holodomor.
The third Holodomor awards ceremony was attended by Ihor Yukhnovsky, Director of the National Memory Institute. He presented the awards to the winners and said that no other nation has got through such sufferings. However, Ukraine is bound to revive and become strong and prosperous.
All of the design students Holodomor posters become part of the "Holodomor: Through the Eyes of Ukrainian Artists" permanent collection.

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SET OF THE ENVELOPES COMMEMORATING THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF HOLODOMOR IN UKRAINE

Remember!

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Set of 27 envelopes "75th Anniversary of Holodomor in Ukraine" printed in 2008, Kyiv, "Ukrposhta"
Each envelope has a stamp and the cancellation mark from each oblast center of Ukraineplus the cities

of Kyiv and Sevastopol.
Design: Mariya Lashkevych
Format: 162x114mm
Circulation: 591.000

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UKRAINIAN BREAD FOR EXPORT 1932-1933

Dedicated to the victims of Holodomor-genocide 1932-1933

by Volodymyr Serhiychuk,
Roman Krutsyk
"Memorial", Kyiv, 2006
(in Ukrainian)

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The book is based on the unknown documents from the former secret archives concerning grain export from Ukraine
in 1932-1933.
The publication of this book was initiated by Roman Krutsyk, Head of Kyiv city "Memorial" association.
Volodymyr Serhiychuk, PhD in History is the editor and compiler of the book.
Ihor Yukhnovsky, Director of the National Memory Institute, participated in this publication as a member of Editorial
board........

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BIG SWATH

Blown up print on canvas

alt Ilko Myronenko, Kyiv, Ukraine

28x38, pencil, ink on paper


The print was blown up from the original artwork from the collection of ArtUkraine.com

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GENOCIDE

Original size print on canvas


alt Volodymyr Fed'ko,Ukraine
1993, 100x175, tempera on canvas
Original: private collection of the Fed'ko family

The print was on display at the Holodomor exhibition in the Ukrainian House, Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2008


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