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Story of my Life as a Survivor of War Tragedy in Mariupol, Ukraine, 2022:

     My name is Ma Darya Veslovena. I am a Ukranian-American dance filmmaker and former professional dancer. 20 years ago, I was a film studies major at Pratt Institute. And 10 years ago, I was a dedicated dance student of Yousry Sharif and Mahmoud Reda. I was born in USA to Ukranian parents and lived in New York most of my life. In year 2013, I returned to live in Ukraine.             

      When Russia-Ukraine war started this year, I could not evacuate on time.
On March 5th, a missile hit the roof of our apartment building, in Mariupol, causing ceiling collapse. Here is a short dance film I made, showing war devastation footage in my hometown, ("War Tragedy in Ukraine, 2022").

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Become My Valuable Patron, (Part 1):

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In October, 2022, I was offered a chance to move back to the United States by one organization that helps ukranian war refugees. In USA, now for 3 months, I have been living at a temporary housing facility for Ukranian refugees, in Queens, NY.

 

After losing my home in Ukraine, I have (PTSD-caused), Autistic Disorder, with memory loss and other debilitating symptoms, as a result of which I can’t work a normal, day job (to earn survival income, the normal route). Daily experiencing PTSD-memories of having lived through war devastation in Ukraine, the only work I can do, with my present Autistic Disability, is the work of montaging dance films all day, as a form of Therapy, (to help me in the healing process to overcome PTSD-memories of a war tragedy survivor), and also to share my love of dance.

 

While living at the residential shelter for Ukranian war refugees, in Queens, NY, (being without a permanent home of my own, now for 8 months), I started creating Ziggurat Dance Museum, hoping to find supporting Patrons who can help me raise enough donations to move out of my present "refugee home", at the housing facility for Ukranian refugees, and have my own place to live again.

 

When you join as My Museum Supporter, you will enable me to economically survive again, as a single woman artist, (who has been unemployed and without modern survival skills), since March, 2022, struggling with Autistic Disability and PTSD syndrome of a War Tragedy survivor from war-devastated Ukraine).

Thank you for giving me a chance to share my life story with you. I hope you will find Ziggurat Dance Museum worthy to become my Museum Patron. Your symbolic gift of support will bless me with opportunity t end my present humanitarian crisis, (not having a home of my own and not having survival income, as a result of my Autistic Disability, now for 8 months, since March, 2022), to return to normal life again.

In Love of Dance and With Gratitude.

Ma Darya Veslovena

How I became a survivor of War Tragedy in Mariupol, Ukraine, on March 5, 2022:

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Tiers of Support for Museum Patrons: 

Thank you very much for extending a helping hand to ukranian-american dance filmmaker, (after losing my home, my former dance studio and all my dance costumes, in Mariupol, Ukraine, in March, 2022). When you join as my Museum Supporter, your symbolic gift of patronage will help me create a new dance film, every month, which I will upload in special galleries, (for my Supporting Patrons only). Then I will send you a personal link to view my new dance film with a "Patron Thank You" message, every month.

BASIC PATRON (5$per month):

When you join as a BASIC Museum Patron, (at 5$ a month), you will help me create one new dance film per month for one of the ten World Folklore Premium Dance Galleries.

CARING PATRON (10$per month):

When you join as a CARING Museum Patron, (at 10$ a month), you will help me create two new dance films per month:

1) one new dance film for World Folklore Dance Galleries,
2) one dance film for Postmodern Ethnofusion Dance Films Gallery,

Additionally, at this Tier, every month, you will be able to download one dance film from any of Museum's premium galleries.

GENEROUS PATRON (20$per month):

When you join as a GENEROUS Museum Patron, (at 20$ a month), you will help me create three new dance films per month: 


1) one new dance film for ten World Folklore Dance Galleries,
2) one dance film for Postmodern Ethnofusion Dance Films Gallery,
3) one dance film for Sword Kungfu Dance Films Gallery. 

Additionally, at this Tier, every month, you will be able to download one dance film from any of Museum's premium galleries.

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