Public Talk: Art in Times of War
Iryna Tsilyk, filmmaker; Hanna Leliv, translator
Fri, 9/15 · 1:30 pm—3:00 pm · 010 East Pyne
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Join Ukrainian filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk and Princeton University translator in residence Hanna Leliv as they discuss art and artists in wartime.
Prior to this conversation, join them on September 14 for a screening of “The Earth is Blue as an Orange,” winner of the directing award at 2020 Sundance Film Festival. More information here.
IRYNA TSILYK is a Ukrainian filmmaker and writer, based in Kyiv. She is the director of the award-winning documentary film “The Earth Is Blue As an Orange” which won the “Directing Award” at the Sundance Film Festival 2020, as well as numerous other honors. Tsilyk is also known for her fiction film Rock. Paper. Grenade based on the novel Who Are You? by Ukrainian writer, and Iryna’s husband, Artem Chekh.
HANNA LELIV is a native of Lviv, Ukraine, where she works as a freelance translator and runs literary translation workshops at Ukrainian Catholic University. She was a Fulbright fellow at the University of Iowa’s Literary Translation Workshop and mentee at the Emerging Translators Mentorship Program run by the UK National Center for Writing. Her translations of contemporary Ukrainian literature into English have appeared in Asymptote, BOMB, Washington Square Review, Circumference, and elsewhere.