About exhibition


  • Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv)
  • University of St Andrews (UK)
  • Pokrovsk Historical Museum (Pokrovsk, Donetsk region)
  • Mariupol Local History Museum (Mariupol, Donetsk region)

The exhibition is a part of the “Un/archiving Post/industry” Project supported by the House of Europe, Scottish Funding Council Overseas Development Assistance Global Challenges Research Fund, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council [AH/V001051/1].

Curators and authors of texts

  • Dmytro Bilko (independent researcher, cultural studies expert)
  • Victoria Donovan (University of St Andrews)
  • Volodymyr Kulikov (Karazin National University in Kharkiv and Central European University in Budapest)
  • Iryna Sklokina (Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv)

Photographs from:

  • Hughesovka Research Archive at the Glamorgan Archives / Donetsk Regional Local History Museum (DRLHM)
  • Druzhkivka Art and History Museum
  • Mariupol Local History Museum
  • Museum of Druzhkivka School No 12
  • History Museum of Kramatorsk City
  • Pokrovsk Historical Museum
  • Pshenychnyi Central Audiovisual Archives (Kyiv)
  • Family archive of Dmytro Bilko
  • Private archive of Kost Bialik
  • Private archive of Victoria Donovan
  • Private archive of Oleh Maksymenko
  • Private archive of Anna Pylypiuk and Volodymyr Shypotilnikov
  • Family archive of Kateryna Filonova
  • Private archive of Yevhen Fialko

Electronic copies of the photos are available at the Urban Media Archive of the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv).

We hereby express our acknowledgements for comments and advice, and support in providing photos to: Anna Bahachenko, Sofia Dyak, Olha Zarechniuk, Maryana Mazurak, Oleksandr Makhanets, Anastasia Kholiavka, Mykhailo Kulishov, Bohdan Shumylovych, Darya Tsymbalyuk, Diána Vonnák, Yevhen Fialko.