Between plant fossils and oral histories: tracing vegetal imaginaries from Donbas, Ukraine

Darya Tsymbalyuk

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Abstract

This exposition brings together multiple contexts, narratives and modes of expression to tell multispecies (hi)stories about and from Donbas region, Ukraine, where a military conflict broke out in 2014. By engaging with fossils, paleobotany and testimonies of internally displaced persons, the exposition explores vegetal imaginaries of the region in a series of drawings and questions stories we tell about Donbas and displacement, and ways in which we tell them.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRuukku: Studies in Artistic Research
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2021

Keywords

  • Critical plant studies
  • Donbas
  • Artistic research
  • Cultural memory
  • Displacement
  • Displaced persons
  • Fossil
  • Vegetal
  • Migration
  • Multispecies

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