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Seattle art exhibit, focusing on ‘reality of war,’ to benefit Ukraine relief effort

About 50 visual art pieces — capturing moments of beautiful places in Ukraine during 2014 before the Russia-Ukraine war and spanning to this year’s invasion — will be displayed and available for sale this weekend during an exhibit and benefit event named “Sunflower on Fire.”

There are works centered on humanity, with photos of people helping others during evacuation and people hosting displaced refugees in their homes, said Seattle-based interdisciplinary artist O.

Some of the other photos in the exhibit are gruesome, showing raw documentary work of violence and injuries.

“It’s very visceral,” O said. “It’s the reality of war.”

And during the event, a climate-justice soundscape called “Nuclear Recitals” will play, featuring Lubomyr Melnyk, who is known for…


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