Darya Tsymbalyuk

research interests: plants, nonhuman, Displacement, repetition, multispecies, trace, migration
affiliation: University of St Andrews, Scotland

Darya Tsymbalyuk is a PhD researcher at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Her research explores human-plant relations in the stories of displacement from Donbas, Ukraine both through analysis of oral histories and through critical-creative practices, among which are drawing and creative writing. Darya is a co-author (with Victor Zasypkin and Julia Philipieva) of a participatory art project Donbas Odyssey and together with a team she is working on an animation film Displaced Garden. In addition to her PhD research, Darya works on a series of projects exploring nonhuman traces and inscriptions through repetition in the medium of drawing. 


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