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Posters 'I am Ukrainka'. Waitress and Nurse.

Oksana Briukhovetska and David Chychkan

Painting, digital posters., 2018

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A Ukrainian (Ukrainka)—this is what female migrant workers in Poland are usually called. The Ukrainian is also a pseudonym of the prominent poet Lesya Ukrainka who, at the beginning of the 20th century, was active in popularizing feminist and socialist views. Her portrait adorning a banknote with the nominal value of 200 hryvnia which is the background for a series of posters displaying the portraits of Ukrainian women workers who do low paid work within Polish labor market. Portraits were made by four Ukrainian artists and posters were placed in the public space of Warsaw.