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Mariupol exhibition

of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs

from the first days of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
by Evgeniy Maloletka and Mstyslav Chernov (AP)



October 6 to November 10, 2023 exhibition
October 11 Wed 4:30-6 PM 

Yara Arts Group will present “Mariupol, ” the exhibition of Pulitzer Prize winning photographs from the first days of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by Evgeniy Maloletka and Mstyslav Chernov at the Bernstein Gallery at Princeton University in New Jersey.


On view from October 6 to November 10, 2023, the exhibition features photographs taken by Evgeniy Maloletka and Mstyslav Chernov in Mariupol in 2022, when they and their teammate, Vasilisa Stepanova, were the only Ukrainian journalist with international connections reporting from the city during the Russian siege. The Ukrainian Associated Press journalists were awarded a 2023 Pulitzer Prize for their work. Evgeniy Maloletka received a second Pulitzer for breaking news photography.


Evgeniy Maloletka will present a public talk and conversation with scholars from the university on Wednesday, October 11. Evgeniy Maloletka is a Ukrainian war photographer, journalist and filmmaker, who has been covering the war in Ukraine since 2014. He has also covered the protests in Belarus, and the Nagorno-Karabakh war. In addition to the two Pulitzer Prizes, he has won numerous international awards for his photographs, including the 2023 World Press Photograph of the Year.


Mstyslav Chernov is a Ukrainian war correspondent, filmmaker and photographer known for his coverage of the Ukrainian revolution, the Russian invasion in Ukraine and wars in Iraq, Syria, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Afghanistan. Video he shot in Mariupol became the basis of his film “20 Days in Mariupol,” awarded at the Sundance Film Festival and recently released in U.S.

Last falll Yara presented the “Mariupol” exhibition at Howl Arts in New York City.

2022 at Howl Arts

exhibition of photographs by

Evgeniy Maloletka & Mstyslav Chernov,

photos by Pavlo Terekhov

Virtual Event about Mariupol info

plus special event:
Yara's “Music and Spoken Word for Mariupol” 

with poet Bob Holman, bandura Julian Kytasty, and Teryn Kuzma, reading by Yara Artists and Daria Kolomiec

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