In collaboration with Notebook, the cinema platform MUBI’s print magazine, this Library Chat was recorded just before the start of 2023. Natalka Bilotserkivets and Zoya Laktionova discuss the war in Ukraine, the curious life of objects, and try to identify appropriate modes of expression amidst such devastating circumstances.
Watch the conversation on MUBI’s Youtube channel here.
This Library Chat was translated by Natalia Isupova. The poem Hotel Central was translated from Ukrainian by Michael M. Naydan.
Watch Zoya Laktionova’s Remember the Smell of Mariupol here.