These are the faces and stories hidden from the headlines surrounding Ukraine––it's the reality of those most affected by political decisions and agendas. It's a bridge between those who have experienced combat and those who have not. It's about a universality of all warfighters that transcends the boundaries of nation and conflict.
Ukrainian Institute of America
New York, NY
Jan 16 - Apr 30, 2020
Due to COVID-19, the UIA exhibit is now available to view online
Voice of America
PDN: The Ukrainian Soldiers Who Can't Rest
ПРЯМИЙ: Проект "ЛІНІЯ ФРОНТУ/МИРНЕ ЖИТТЯ" by J.T .Blatty
Veteran's War Experience After Coming Back: UA Television English interview
Photo Exhibit documents volunteers of Ukraine's "forgotten war" in the Donbas, The Ukrainian Weekly
Frontline, Peace Life photo Exhibition, Chicago Cultural Alliance
Finalist, 2019 Lange-Taylor Prize, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
Finalist, 2019 Critical Mass
Finalist, 2019 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography, New Orleans Photo Alliance
Thanks to Boeing, the Road Home Project, Revived Soldiers Ukraine, and individual donors of the project: David Paul, Linda & Bill Lindsley, Victor Rud, Angela Landry & Stephanie Murray & Niranjan Karnik.
Thanks to all volunteer supporters of the project: Iryna Bonenberger-Solomko, for creation of the photo-audio multimedia piece, to the transcribers and translators of the oral history recordings; Olena Babayon, Julia Khodor Beloborodov, Olena Lennon, Daryna Yakovenko, Natalia Worrell, Alina Viatkina, Ivanna Plachta, Yuliya Vengrenyuk, Tetyana Makunina-Diffenbach, Alex Zakletsky, Olha Harbovska, Julia Martynko, Olena Kulbachna, Iryna Bonenberger-Solomko, and special thanks to Vera Golubkova & Anna Kyselova, who alone worked through 90% of over 40 hours of oral history recordings.