Feminism * Art * Activism


Make Art, Not War!

The film “Make Art, Not War!” was created together with conscientious objectors and pacifists from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus and Finland during the Russian war in Ukraine in 2022 (in Ukrainian/Russian/Belarusian with subtitles in several languages), and includes:

  • Belarusian poem by Yanka Kupala, 1914, “Abandoned fields and villages / Songs of War”
  • Ukrainian poem by Taras Shevchenko, 1844, “Dream”
  • Russian drama by Leo Tolstoy, 1890, “The light that shines in darkness”

Playing (appearance order):

Elena Popova, Olga Karatch, Ruslan Kotsaba Kateryna Lanko, Yurii Sheliazhenko, Jessica Calonius, Serhii Ustimenko, Alexander Belik

Special Thanks:

Russian Movement of Conscientious Objectors to Military Service (Движение сознательных отказчиков от военной службы)

Ukrainian Pacifist Movement (Український Рух Пацифістів)

Belarusian Nash Dom (НАШ ДОМ)

Finnish Union of Conscientious Objectors (Aseistakieltäytyjäliitto AKL)

European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO)

Cover photo: Friedhelm Schneider

#ObjectWarCampaign Solidarity with Conscientious Objectors and Deserters from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

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