Along with the travelling festival Docudays UA, the exhibition "MY ARMY. See with your heart" and the presentation of the photobook ".RAW History of Changes of Ukrainians and the Army" will take place in Uzhgorod.
"MY ARMY. See with your heart" is a documentary photo story about the second birth of the Ukrainian army, which is told by eyewitnesses of the Russian-Ukrainian war: servicemen of the Armed Forces and the National Guard, volunteers, medics – using their own photos.
The authors of the photobook ".RAW History of Changes of Ukrainians and the Army" are well-known photo journalists, curators from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, the USA. Real, unprocessed photographs capture the events on the front and stories of the people making a history of a new society and a new army.
Both events are within the framework of the All-Ukrainian photo project Army. The second birth initiated on the occassion of the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine by the Ministry of Defense with the support of the Strategic Communications Center Stratcom Ukraine.
The purpose of the photo project is to investigate the phenomenon of the revival of the Ukrainian army, to honor to the feat of Ukrainian soldiers and to look at the positive changes in the military through the eyes of eyewitnesses.
The exhibition will be held in Uzhgorod, in the Owl’s Nest, and will last from October 14 to October 27.