These Postcards from Maidan are not about the scenery!
What does art do? Art tells stories, or simply expresses an aesthetic truth or feeling. Art challenges and provokes, it questions. Art heals hearts and souls, and transforms thinking. Art makes the familiar unfamiliar and the unknown known. Art reminds you who you are. Art inspires. It resonates. But most of all, art is an exchange, a participatory process between viewers and makers.
Postcards from Maidan founders understood this well when they started this project!
By Postcards from Maidan
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Postcards from Maidan is an art initiative that helps facilitate the psychological rehabilitation and physical recovery of patients. Artists visit the wounded and use drawings as a storytelling mechanism of Maidan. The wounded are later presented with the drawings.
The initiative also produces postcards by artists and designers, dedicated to the events on Maidan. These postcards are free to download and can be easily distributed in…
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