VIRGIN IN SORROW

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VIRGIN IN SORROW (NFS)

Tempera & gold leaf on wood from ammunition box top brought from Avdiivka (Donetsk region) by Gennadiy Druzenko, Director of The First Volunteer Mobile Hospital

54 x 36.5cm | 21.3" x 14.2" | 2018

© Sonia Atlantova, Olexander Klimenko, 2022 

Icons on Ammunition Boxes is a conceptual project by Ukrainian artists Sonia Atlantova and Olexander Klimenko launched in 2014. Icons painted on fragments from ammunition boxes from the war zone in Eastern Ukraine serve as silent war witnesses and at the same time symbols of victory of life over death. From September 2015, this project has been supporting The First Volunteer Mobile Hospital named after Mikola Pirogov, the largest private hospital in Ukraine fully operational during the current war helping the army and civilian population.