An Immersive Audio Experience
Following Artists On The Frontline In Ukraine
“It’s artists against invasion, culture versus colonialism, freedom of speech resisting an empire.”
– Veronika Skliarova
Discover the stories of artists on the frontline in Ukraine as you walk the streets of Liverpool With Fire and Rage. An immersive audio experience, it combines testimony with photography, visual art, poetry and music. All you need is a smartphone and headphones to explore the powerful role creativity plays in the face of invasion.
Created by renowned Ukrainian producer and cultural activist Veronika Skilarova and British director and writer Zoe Lafferty, and featuring some of Ukraine’s most radical and innovative artists.
Narratives take you from music concerts in metro stations during air raids, to rescuing artworks out of cities as rockets fall, to creating subversive street art under russian occupation. Urgent stories expose attempts to eradicate the country’s cultural identity – a tactic of war – highlighting the human cost behind standing up to an empire.
As you walk through Liverpool, hear stories of creative resistance at key public and cultural locations, of those protecting Ukraine’s spirit rise up from the city streets.
Created by Parade-Fest & Artists On The Frontline
Commissioned by Culture Liverpool for the EuroFestival 2023