LIANA MYTSKO (Lviv, Ukraine)

The founder of the first Лінія Втечі, an organization conducting cultural and musical events, radio programs and introducing a parallel Galician reality in Lviv. The first, and nonetheless, large-scale event “Line of Escape” was the one-day eponymous festival in the tram depot on Sakharov. After that the organization began to engage in concerts, festivals and coordination of artistic events, cultural content of forums and conferences, producing musicians, photographers and artists in Lviv.

The priority locations for the “Line of Escape” events are selected among close rehearsal bases, old assembly halls, cafes, underground passages, tram depots, karaoke bars and self-organized open-air grounds. Currently Liana Mytsko is engaged in the initiative to create an art center in Lviv.