Robert Prosser


November 2023, ten days in the south of Ukraine. On tour with the writers and poets Iryna Tsylik, Andriy Lyubka and Serhij Zhadan. Odesa - Mykolaiv - Kherson - Zhaporizhzhia: A reportage about bomb alerts and an unflinching cultural scene.

Welcome to the casino, says Sviatoslav Pomerantsev, known as Slava. A common remark, the sirens sound the alarm and the smartphone emits a distinctive whine. "Proceed to the nearest shelter," announces the warning app's metallic voice. "Your overconfidence is your weakness."


Full report on STANDARD.AT (in german)