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June 2017

Submit to the 2017-2018 Carolina Global Photography Competition

June 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am - September 15, 2017 @ 12:00 am

The submission period is now open for the 18th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2017. Each photographer may submit up to three photos. Photos may represent any world region and there is no restriction on the period in which the photograph was taken.…

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August 2017

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Exhibition

August 22, 2017 - December 8, 2017
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting features Vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and paintings by local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, in the style of Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting). Interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina help provide a local context, illustrating how well-known forms of a folk art can be adapted to new settings and help maintain cultural traditions and identity. Image of Ukraine will be on display at the FedEx Global Education Center from August 22…

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‘Image of Ukraine (Образ України),’ Exhibition

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Embroidery owned by Maryna Kapustina.

"Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting" highlights two traditional Ukrainian folk art forms – vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting named after its city of origin). The exhibition explores Ukrainian culture through the lens of decorative folk art, delving into the history and cultural significance of traditions central to the lives of Ukrainian families both in North Carolina and Ukraine. Included in the exhibition are numerous examples of traditional embroidery…

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September 2017

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Opening Reception

September 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting features Vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and paintings by local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, in the style of Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting). Interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina help provide a local context, illustrating how well-known forms of a folk art can be adapted to new settings and help maintain cultural traditions and identity. A free public reception celebrating the exhibition will take place on September 14 beginning…

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