Bakhmut - the Face of the Genocide of 1942/2022" Exhibition of the National Historical Memorial Reserve “Babyn Yar”

insidethegatesOn August 1, on the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Bakhmut, the exhibition “Bakhmut: Faces of Genocide 1942/2022” will open in Kyiv. The murder of 3,000 civilians, most of them Jews, in January 1942 and the destruction of Bakhmut by the Russians, which has been going on for over a year in our time, are two crimes committed by the same totalitarian Nazi regime. 

The exhibition features:

  • – memories of witnesses of the events of 1941-43 and archives of the Bakhmut Museum of Local History;
  • – videos and art installations by Mykhailo Alekseenko;
  • – documentary photos of Bakhmut in 2022-23 of Kostiantyn and Vlada Liberov, Serhii Korovayny, Andriy Dubchak and George Ivanchenko;
  • – the works of Clemens von Wedemeyer

Organized by the National Historical Memorial Reserve “Babyn Yar”, the Bakhmut Museum of Local History, the Ukrainian Association of 
Professional Photographers.
The event starts on August 1:
12.30 - invitation to the media
14.00 - opening of the exhibitionExhibition Center "Living Memory", Babyn Yar, 48b Yurii Illienko Street.

Details about the exhibition

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