As part of the photo exhibition Nation at War, by photojournalist Serhiy Korovainyin on Saturday 7 October at 2pm attendees can attend a talk plus a video messages from one of the photographers on the frontline. This unprecedented opportunity offers a firsthand account of the photographer’s experiences, transporting the audience into the heart of the conflict. The talk will focus on military successes and risks as well as the mental health of this nation at war. How are the people of Ukraine coping through war and what the UK can offer. The talk will cover:
- The history of man in the context of war — a conversation with people who had been changed by the war. Classified participants with unique experience
- The impact of the war on the mental health of the nation — interview with OKSANA KOROLOVYCH, a psychologist who works with captive women and Ukrainian soldiers who have returned from the war, as well as families who have lost loved ones or are waiting for them from captivity.
- The phenomenon of Ukrainian resistance — a conversation with IRYNA NYKORAK, a Ukrainian public and political activist, a people’s deputy of the 9th convocation of the Verkhovna Rada, about a Ukrainian woman at war and beyond.
This talk is open to the public, an opportunity for both art enthusiasts and concerned citizens to deepen their understanding of the war’s intricacies and the remarkable resilience of those affected. Admission is free, however, due to the anticipated demand, advance booking is strongly encouraged.