Slavutych is a city in northern Ukraine, built in 1986, for the evacuated workers of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. During the construction of the city, architects and workers from eight soviet republics became involved. Slavutych is the last atomic town, the last ideal city to have been built in Soviet Union.
Ingel Vaikla is a visual artist and filmmaker based between Tallinn and Brussels. She is currently conducting a practice-based PhD in Audiovisual and Visual Arts at PXL-MAD / UHasselt. Vaikla’s artistic research focuses on the relationship between architecture and its users, and the representation of architecture in photography, video and film. Her works have been screened internationally at film festivals and art institutions such as EKKM in Tallinn, IDFA in Amsterdam, Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, Beursschouwburg in Brussels, Manifesta 13 in Marseille, EMAF in Osnabrück etc.