With the aim of offering assistance to members of the creative community who have been affected by the war in Ukraine, we have created a talent directory and invite those open to commissions to add their profile.
Additionally, below you will also find a Resource Hub where we have accumulated resources from the wider global creative community who are offering work, resources and opportunities.
EU creative industry unites to help Ukrainian friends.
AdAid.eu is a platform created in cooperation with various associations from EU countries to provide Ukrainian professionals with offers of help from the EU advertising industry.
A list of short-term residencies at arts institutions in Europe, including Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, and the UK. Compiled by Artists at Risk (AR).
This is an emergency residency program for Ukrainian artists and families at the Karne Kunst in Germany. As an emergency, the programme can host until three artists (FLINT*) with their families for one month (between April – June) for free. to apply please send CV or portfolio by email to karnekunst.com.
A new open platform has launched this week that encourages the global creative community to share photographs, images, illustrations and art to "give a face" to the War in Ukraine. Called Creatives For Ukraine, its founders believe creativity is a significant weapon at showing what is happening in the eastern European country. Learn more here.
Projector School: aiming to inspire and empower 5,000 Ukrainian women refugees to start creative & tech careersns and providing learning opportunities for Ukrainian women as temporary migrants.
UNICEF and partners are on the ground providing support to children and families in desperate need of safety, stability and protection.
FUND FOR CREATIVES
Kyiv club ∄ has launched a new initiative in a bid to build a community fund for Ukrainian creatives that have been affected by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. More here.
HIRE FOR UKRAINE
To help find work for professionals currently facing the chaos of escaping Ukraine, two New York-based brothers, originally from Russia, developed and launched a website to connect Ukrainians with work opportunities. Hire for Ukraine.
ElloWorks by Talenthouse has launched a platform to enable brands, startups, and businesses worldwide to engage Ukraine’s creative talent. The platform simplifies the scoping, selection, and collaboration with creatives. ElloWorks by Talenthouse will take no commission from the projects, with 100 per cent of the fee going directly to the creatives. Brands, startups, agencies, as well as Ukrainian creatives are invited to sign up at e-creative.io.
Ellie at Guts Gallery is looking for help from anyone representing UK institutions to give references to Ukrainian and Russian artists fleeing their home country and trying to get a talent visa. Contact email@example.com if you want to help, or know of artists who need help.
Direct donations can be made to the National Bank of Ukraine which go to UA Military & Resilience needs.
Return Alive Foundation: this civil society foundation provides humanitarian and direct assistance, including technical, gear & equipment assistance to UA military battalions. It is one of the most trusted in Ukraine.
The Creative Industries Association of Ukraine: the official community for creatives in Ukraine, donations will provide individual support for creators in Ukraine.
STORIES FROM UKRAINIAN PEOPLE
UKRAINIAN ARTIST CHRONICLES
In The War Diary of Yevgenia Belorusets a Ukrainian artist, photographer and writer uses her blog to chronicle a dramatically changing Kyiv
BANDA SHORT FILM
Kyiv-based creative agency Banda has released a short film about the crisis.
Ukraine-based content platform Depositphotos has launched a free-to-use bank of images of the war, to tackle disinformation in Russia, and raise awareness worldwide
SOLIDARITY FROM RUSSIAN NEWSPAPER
Editor of Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Dmitry Muratov, publicly stands against Putin’s government press controls via The New Yorker
COMMENTS FROM RUSSIAN PAVILION
Comment from Raimundas Malašauskas, curator of the Venice Biennale Russian pavilion.
STOP PUTIN An alternative way to help Ukraine resist is to join anti-war rallies across the globe.