A selection of films by Clemens Poole, Kamila Yanar and Nataliya Ilchuk. With Clemens Poole as a guest.
Clemens Poole: Dima, Dmitry, Dmytro. Glory to the Heroes (2021, 24 min)
Kamila Yanar: Weather Forecast (2022, 9 min)
Nataliya Ilchuk: Kitchen.blend (2021, 15 min)
Clemens Poole is a US artist and a co-editor of the SONIAKH digest. He holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MA/MSc from Columbia University and the London School of Economics. Since 2014 he has been active in Ukraine, working both independently and with the IZOLYATSIA Foundation.
Kamila Yanar is an artist originally from Shakhtarsk (Donetsk region, Ukraine) which was occupied in 2014. Before the full-scale invasion she was based in Kharkiv. Yanar’s video, photography, and graphic practice addresses issues of intimate memory and forced migrations. Between 2017–2020 she taught art at the Azanizimaza art center, Kharkiv. Her works have been shown in Yermilov Centre, Garage127, Kooperativ, and the land art symposium Prostir Pokordonnia 2021, among other spaces.
Nataliya Ilchuk is a Ukrainian film and video artist who graduated with an MFA in contemporary arts from Le Fresnoy – Studio National in Tourcoing, France after having studied cinema in Kyiv, Ukraine and Warsaw, Poland.