« 2021. # 5 (161)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2021. № 5 (161), 1096—1103

UDK [061.23:7](438.11=161.2)”1927/1939″

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2021.05.1096

THE «VISION OF HOMELAND» AS AN IDEOLOGICAL VECTOR OF ACTIVITY OF THE UKRAINIAN ART GROUP «SPOKIJ» IN WARSAW (1927—1939)

YATSIV Roman

  • ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1509-5367
  • PhD, professor at the Artwood department
  • of the Lviv National Academy of Arts,
  • 38, V. Kubiyovycha str., 79011, Lviv, Ukraine,
  • Contacts: e-mail: jaciv@ukr.net

Abstract. The article considers the history of foundation and ideological principles of the institutional activity of the Ukrainian art group «Spokij» that left a significant mark in the history of Ukrainian emigration of the 20th century.

The aim of the article is to scientifically qualify the creative ideologeme of the «vision of homeland» as uniting the members of the group strategy of national cultural progress in the circumstances of temporary exile. The rich factual material traces the dynamics of events in the system of communication between public and political figures, artists, writers, scientists in different locations of Warsaw in the period between the two world wars.

 The relevance of the article is that the structure of ideological motivation of creativity along with accompanying factors of social and cultural activity is considered for the first time in historiography of the life of Ukrainian emigration.

The object of research is the forms of organization of cultural and artistic life of Ukrainian emigration in Warsaw (the capital of the Second Polish Republic) — exhibitions, ethnographic expeditions, creative parties, lectures, publications in mass media, works of art, etc.

The subject of the research is the ideological vector of the activity of the Ukrainian art group «Spokij» as the largest and most authoritative institutional formation of the Ukrainian emigration in Warsaw.

 The methodological basis of the study is the historical-cultural and structural-typological approaches in the implementation of academic reconstruction of the dynamics of socio-political, cultural and intellectual life in the realities of emigration.

Keywords: history of Ukraine, Ukrainian emigration, Warsaw, ethnic culture, ideology, intercultural dialogue, cultural, academic institutions, group «Spokij», ethnography, fine arts, painting, graphics, modernism, formalism, ideological and aesthetic worldview, moral and value imperative.

Received 25.10.2021

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