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“Decostumization”: Undressing The Soviet Past

In the 1980’s a group of Odessa artists set about debunking the Soviet ideology. Now, one of them continues the project and finds it...

Francoise Oz: Art Through Fashion

While Searching For A Fresh Approach To The Plastic Arts Odessa Based Painters Francoise Oz And Bogdan Perevertun Immersed Themselves In The World Of...

Where To Ski In Ukraine: Beyond The Carpathians

A short guide to hitting the slopes in Ukraine.  Ukraine is fortunate in that her territory offers great variety of every sort for the nature...

The History of Plăcintă From Ancient Rome To Modern Odessa

The Plăcintă is Bessarabia’s traditional pastry. It resembles a thin, small round or square-shaped cake and is usually filled with a variety of soft...

Fashion Designer Masha Reva Returns To Making Art

The Odessa-born artist and fashion designer bears the famous last name of her father, the accomplished architect and sculptor Mikhail Reva. However, her breakout...

The Greek Park – The Birth Of A New Public Space

While Primorsky Boulevard and the Potemkin Stairs are staples of Odessa’s architecture and history, the neighboring green spaces have been neglected for many years....

Made In Ukraine: How A Home-Grown Fashion Movement Is Helping To Build A Nation

In the aftermath of the Euromaidan movement, a wave of designers and retailers has come to the fore, ready to meet the needs of...

Remigration To Odessa, Five Stories

By Yuliya Sushenko, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop The news headlines are full of discouraging statistics: every year, an enormous number of...

Moy Gorod  (#MyCity)

From the staff of Moy Gorod: My city. It could be the city I was born and grew up in, or the city that...