PROTEST PIANO: Revolutionary Art against Violence by “fascist extremists” (videos/photos)

Voices of Ukraine

“The idea is this: to lift the mood,
to reply with art and goodness to the violence that was here,
and to carry out a cultural revolution.”

ON VIDEO: THE MAN IN THE ORANGE COAT
He bought the piano for 500 Hryvnia ($58.00 USD) with his dad’s money, and it cost a bit more to fix and paint it. “The idea is this: to lift the mood, to reply with art and goodness to the violence that was here, and to carry out a cultural revolution. I’m looking forward hoping that there will be a change in the situation, and that it will be possible to freely express your thoughts and that people will be fair.

This action was called “Piano for Berkut.” [Berkut are the Interior Ministry’s special forces riot police].

Pianist plays John Lennon's IMAGINE on the anniversary of hs death, Dec 8, 2013, to riot police on Kiev's Bankova Street. Photo: Nastya Stanko? Pianist plays John Lennon’s IMAGINE on the anniversary of hs death, Dec 8, 2013, to riot police on…

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