We take the life and works of the Yakutovych dynasty of painters – one of the most significant creative families of Ukraine. We add the understanding of the culture and society of the whole epoch, fill it with interesting stories and visual materials, convert it in the format of layman's terms and informative media, and what we finally have is the Yakutovych Academy – an interactive narration, something in between self-education and an art project.
Who are these people and why do we need to know them? The main facts about the Yakutovych, the art environment in Ukraine and its influence on other spheres of life.Watch
Unceasing search of 1960s, formation of the new cultural circles, persistent trends of those years – all this through the lens of the film and the book designed by Heorhiy Yakutovych.Watch
The mood of the art community in 1990s, their hopes and frustrations. The new format of exhibitions and a shift in attitude towards art.Watch
The Yakutovych family in cinema. The role of an art director during the shooting process. Expectations and results.Watch
Yakutovych Academy’s personal stories: the text of the French composer Bérangère Maximin-Yakutovych about her husband, the Ukrainian painter Anton YakutovychWatch
Children’s illustration is a separate type of book graphic art with its own specific features, trendsand history. Let’s learn some of it using the example of Asya Pavlovska’s works.Watch
The episode is a parallel part to an exhibition that takes place in Ya Gallery Art Center. Heroism of two Serhiy Yakutovych’s books is the topic that it is all about.Watch
"I was so captivated by painting with oil that I thought — this will be my life." The story about the life and work of Dmytro Yakutovych.Watch
"Everything she did was simple and beautiful," recalled Serhiy Yakutovych about the artist Olha Dyomina, with whom they lived together thirty-seven years "as one day, full of love and life." The episode on Olya and her oeuvre.Watch
Serhiy recalled that his father, Heorhiy, had never tried to push through his artworks in publishing houses due to the conviction "publish if you want." The episode on Heorhiy and his oeuvre in the field of children’s illustration.Watch
Connections and communications are as important in the Yakutovych’s creative life as their works. Learn about the painters that formed the cultural climate of our time.
We – NGO Cultural Code – are people who are interested in popularising and studying the cultural processes that formed the modern Ukrainian space. This time we focus on the events of 1950s–2010s as well as the works of the Yakutovych that immensely influenced the development of art and culture of these decades.More
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