Documenting the horror: War in photography, graphic design and illustration

Sergiy Maidukov, Sebastian Wells

Event Series


Field of Study

Visual Communication

Date & Location

Tue, 05 Dec 2023, 19:30–20:30

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Sergiy Maidukov (online) was a guest in our lecture series "Transformers" with Sebastian Wells (front left).

Fundamental challenges define our present. Photographers, typographers and illustrators discuss the potential of design as a transformative, emancipatory act.

On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, Sebastian Wells, photographer from Berlin, and Sergiy Maidukov, illustrator from Kiev, will talk about “Documenting the horror: War in Photography, Graphic Design and Illustration”. The talk will be held in English at ifa-Galerie, Charlottenplatz 17, 70173 Stuttgart. Admission free.

Sergiy Maidokuv has written a weekly column for ZEITmagazin since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. Sebastian Wells is a photographer and member of the OSTKREUZ Photographers Agency, he is co-founder of the Ukrainian-German artist magazine Solomiyamag.

The lecture series in the winter semester 2023/24 is curated by Prof. Anja Weber, Prof. Florian Bayer and Prof. Joost Bottema.