Yevgen Nikiforov is a Ukrainian visual artist, a director, and a documentary photographer. He started his professional photography practice in 2005. Since 2013 Yevgen has been working on independent documentary projects. His current projects are "Ukrainian Soviet Mosaics" (2013--2019) and "On Republic's Monuments" (2014--2019). Yevgen is the author of the book Decommunized: Ukrainian Soviet Mosaics. One of the major subjects he has been working on for four years is Soviet cultural heritage, which remains in towns all across Ukraine, and the controversial attitudes towards it today. Polina Baitsym is a Ukrainian art historian and a curator who promotes a research-based approach to exhibitions. Since 2017 she has been exploring the institutional framework of socialist realism in Ukraine in Soviet times. Her primary research interests are national art histories and the development of art historical disciplines. In 2018 Polina launched a research initiative dedicated to Ukrainian children's illustration from the 1960--1990s. Currently, she is a PhD student at Central European University.