On November 11, PinchukArtCentre will open VOSTOK LIVE, a musical conversation between musicians of the Donbas, that will be held as video streams featuring VOSTOK
label musicians. The events will be held every Wednesday during one month, from 9:00 to 10:30 p.m. on the PinchukArtCentre’s Facebook-page
. The online concert series will feature brief interviews with the musicians.
The following artists will take part in the programme: Elija, Sasha Shumm & CONORLEE, Burning Woman, port1001001, monodont, Vitalka Project + limlimsen, Symonenko and 7991H.
The musical series will include 4 episodes, each comprising two parts. In part one, musicians who have resettled from Eastern Ukraine will play their sets in the PinchukArtCentre’s empty space. Part two will feature performances by musicians based in the Donbas. The sets will be streamed from their homes, squats and places in Luhansk and Donetsk that are important to them.
11 November, 9:00 p.m.: Elija та Sasha Shumm & CONORLEE
18 November, 9:00 p.m.: Burning Woman and Vitalka Project + limlimsen
25 November, 9:00 p.m.: monodont and port1001001
2 December, 9:00 p.m.: Symonenko and 7991H
The project VOSTOK LIVE will be held in support of VOSTOK 2 compilation, to be presented online on November the 11th, 2020.
Project curators: Anton Lapov, artist and musician, one of the founders of the Luhansk Contemporary Diaspora
, and Kateryna Yakovlenko, curator of public programmes at the PinchukArtCentre.
Visual support: Dasha Kortni, Timosh.