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Women at War: Catalog



Yevgenia Belorusets, Oksana Chepelyk, Olia Fedorova, Alena Grom , Alla Horska , Zhanna Kadyrova, Alevtina Kakhidze, Dana Kavelina, Lesia Khomenko, Vlada Ralko, Anna Scherbyna , Kateryna Yermolaeva 


Curated by Monika Fabijanska 


Fridman Gallery, New York City

Jury 6 – August 24, 2022


Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

September 12 – October 15, 2022


Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 

October 26 – November 20, 2022 


Stanford in Washington, Washington, D.C. 

January – March, 2023 


Human history, as the curator of Women at War Monika Fabijanska aptly points out in the following essay, is primarily recorded through surviving works of art, by victors of military conflicts, by men. The principal objective of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine is annihilation not only of the Ukrainian statehood, but also of the very idea that Ukrainian culture is separate from Russian culture, of the Ukrainians’ ability to record their own history. 


Women at War, co-presented with Voloshyn Gallery from Kyiv, is our small contribution to the heroic resistance mounted by Ukrainian soldiers and the civilians to the physical and cultural genocide they are facing. The artists in the exhibition tell stories of trauma, survival, heroism, and hope; they fight by recording history through art. They are women at war.


Iliya Fridman

Director, Fridman Gallery. 

Women at War: Catalog

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