The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and the Yale World Fellows program co-hosted the exhibition, “Maidan. Ukraine. Road to Freedom,” Dec. 7-17, 2015, in Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven. The exhibition commemorates the 2014 events at Kyiv’s Independence Square (Maidan), where unarmed peaceful protesters were shot and killed by police. It includes paintings, posters, photographs, film and music by Ukrainian artists who participated in Ukraine’s uprising against the regime.
An opening reception for the exhibition was held Dec. 3, including:
A panel discussion with Marci Shore, associate professor of history at Yale, Stithies Kalyvas, the Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science at Yale, Tim Snyder, Bird White Housum Professor of History at Yale, and Slava Vakarchuk, activist, singer and 2015 Yale World Fellow.
A performance by Serhiy “Foma” Fomenko, exhibit curator and founder of the Ukrainian folk-rock blues band Mandry
The exhibit was sponsored by The Chopivsky Family Foundation, the American Center for European Ukraine and the DAR Foundation (Ukraine).