Lucia Nimcová & David Petráš – Olena
Video installation, 23min
Commissioned by KIOSK Festival, Zilina, Slovakia
Olena Ribchuk. We enter the protagonist’s own installation. We are surrounded by Olena’s favorite patterns in her house in Kosmach, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine. Her direct speech describes a quick course in life through the story, that shaped her as a human being. During World War II, as a 12-year-old girl, she was accused of collaborating with partisans and subsequently imprisoned. You can enter the story at any time, it is timeless.