Sketches from Olympus in the University of Warsaw Gallery [ENG/PL/BY]

In the spirit of sharing the beauty of Eastern European work, I’d like to share this piece from my colleague, Hanna Paulouskaya (University of Warsaw), who has been working with displaced Ukrainian and Belarussian children in a project where they use art to think outside of the box, and express their creativity and joy. The images from this exhibition, in which the children present their interpretation of the ancient myths, show great sensitivity and insight–into the myths, and also into the ideas that the myths promote.

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Sketches from Olympus to Be Seen in the University of Warsaw Gallery

On 29th April the exhibition “Sketching on Olympus” was inaugurated at the University of Warsaw Gallery in the UW Library (BUW). It accompanies the Our Mythical Natureconference within the Our Mythical Childhood… The Reception of Classical Antiquity in Children’s and Young Adults’ Culture in Response to Regional and Global Challengesproject at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” UW. The exhibition presents works by children from Belarus and Ukraine, currently living in Warsaw, on Greek mythology and more. These drawings were created during classes in an art studio for children “Цёплы круг” (The Warm Circle).

Exhibition poster

The studio “The Warm Circle” was founded in September 2020 by two Belarusian artists from Minsk, graduates of the Belarusian Academy of Fine Arts: Tatiana Karpachova and Liza Mikhadziuk. Currently, 13…

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