From 17 April to 14 May 2014 at the Cultural and Information Centre of the Embassy of Ukraine in France on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko a presentation of photo project “FIRE EMBODIED”, authored the Ukrainian photographer Ihor Babii (VarrIng), took place.
The exposition presents the complete collection of photo works - 42 photos of 60x60 cm, 2 photos of 60x80 cm and information about the photo project. Photos are included in collectible collection, their value is represented in catalogue.
Also, visitors can familiarize themselves with the project partner (the place where the photo shoot took place) with ancient Kyiv in "Kyivan Rus Park", which is the only and unique in human history reproduction of one of the most famous and at the same time the most mysterious medieval city of Eastern Europe - Ancient Kyiv of V - XIII centuries, the capital of the great medieval state - Kyivan Rus in the size of its historic center, known as Detinets (Kremlin) of Kyiv or Grad of Vladimir.
It represents its architectural image in full size, 1:1 scale, taking into account the knowledge of modern science. The atmosphere of Kyivan Rus is also reflected.
The event was held to promote the Ukrainian art, culture and history as part of the social action "Beauty in the lens of Ukraine", organized by the Association of customers and producers of social campaign in Ukraine, NGO.
On the opening day the exhibition was attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps, the French artistic community, the media and Ukrainian communities from different regions of France.