ArtsLink Assembly 2022: Greener Grass? Cultivating Transborder Connections Between Ukrainian Cultural Communities

ArtsLink Assembly 2022: Greener Grass? Cultivating Transborder Connections Between Ukrainian Cultural Communities is a platform for Ukrainian artists, curators, and cultural leaders to share perspectives and ideas for the future of the cultural life of the country.

As part of the CEC ArtsLink re-focusing of its programming to address the needs caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine, the fifth annual ArtsLink Assembly is produced by CEC ArtsLink and the Ukrainian Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine in partnership with Open Place in Kyiv, Ukraine. It takes place in Warszawa, Poland in person and livestreamed here on this page on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network.

View the full program on the CEC ArtsLink website. The livestream on this page will begin at 10 a.m. CET (Warszawa, UTC +1) on Wednesday 30 November through Friday 2 December 2022 at 12:30 p.m. CET (Warszawa, UTC +1).

Curators of this Assembly

Lia Dostlieva, Donetsk, Ukraine; currently in Poznan, Poland
Andrii Dostliev, Donetsk, Ukraine; currently in Poznan, Poland
Anna Gaidai, Lviv, Ukraine; currently in Vienna, Austria
Yulia Kostereva and Yuriy Kruchak, Open Place, Kyiv, Ukraine; Yulia currently in Warszawa, Poland, Yuriy in Kyiv
Anastasiia Manuliak and Mariia Volchonok, Ukrainian Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine

With commissioned work, dialogues, presentations, and panel discussions, the ArtsLink Assembly brings together over forty key Ukrainian artists and cultural leaders to reflect on what needs to happen now, and what strategic decisions are needed for the future.

How to participate

All presentations and panels are in Ukrainian unless otherwise noted in the program, with simultaneous interpretation in English. Presentations in English are with simultaneous interpretation in Ukrainian. Registration at Eventbrite is required for in-person attendance for each day of the Assembly. All events will be livestreamed in English and Ukrainian unless otherwise noted. No registration is necessary to watch the livestream here.


ArtsLink Assembly 2022 is hosted by Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art, Warszawa, Poland.

ArtsLink Assembly 2022 is made possible by support from the Culture of Solidarity-EUNIC Ukraine Fund, in partnership with the European Cultural Foundation and EUNIC with core financing led by the Goethe Institut; the Trust for Mutual Understanding; and the Kirby Family Foundation.