Art and Light in Ukraine

Alessia H. Kirkland

After a brief interruption, Mykola Kabluka and his team at Ukraine-based Expolight are once again finding a way forward with light.

Light reflections in UkraineLight Flowers, Dnipro, Ukraine. [© Expolight 2022]

In February 2022, one week before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Ukrainian government asked each city to display the country’s flag as a show of unity. Mykola Kabluka and his team at Expolight, a Ukraine-based architectural lighting company, provided a perfect light-themed contribution for their home city of Dnipro, Ukraine. They would update the colors of the laser beams emanating from Expolight’s Light Flowers art installation to the blue and yellow of the Ukrainian flag—creating the largest display in the country, visible across the night sky.

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Publish Date: 01 October 2022

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