Artistic avant-garde in Ukraine, fascinating and unique – with Tetyana Filevska | Ep. 105

June 1, 2022

Kazymyr Malevych, Oleksandr Arkhypenko, Sonia Delaunay, Oleksandra Exter, Dziga Vertov, Oleksandr Dovzhenko: these names from Ukrainian avant-garde art of the early 20th century enriched European and global art history. However, they are too often known in the world as “Russian avant-garde”. In this episode, we explain why it this is not the case. Volodymyr Yermolenko, chief editor of, speaks with Tetyana Filevska, creative director of the Ukrainian Institute, and a well-known Ukrainian art historian and culture manager. This series about Ukrainian culture is made with support of the EU Delegation to Ukraine. Support us at Patreon