10 gestures: Dasha Demekhina and Katya Ganushina

Daria Demekhina is a performance researcher and curator. Katya Ganyushina is an editor at roomfor.ru, lecturer, artist. Together in 2018, they created the lecture-performance “10 gestures” on the history of performance. I met them in December, 2019 at VFTM in Moscow. At this lecture you choose the role: an observer or a participant. Being a participant, you have the opportunity to get into the body ...

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Nikolay Kolyada

A week ago, on December 4, Nikolay Kolyada and his theater celebrated a joint birthday. On the morning 29 November I arrived in Yekaterinburg and that evening went in “Kolyada theater” to watch the performance “Woe from wit”. The theater occupies a former cinema building in the city center, which is why it has a specific layout and atmosphere. Nikolay was very busy that day, ...

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Artem Shubin, a “Wild” artist

Crimean impressionism… Sounds romantic, right? Artem is its brightest representative, and he most often does his work while hiking in the mountains. We talked with him about how he makes his paintings in the mountains and about the most dangerous adventures .

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Vladislav Podoprigora

People call Vlad “modern Aivazovsky”. While he’s almost 24 years old he is the founder of the art Studio “Dislav” and has the opportunity to choose projects with which he wants to work. I met with him during my stay in the Crimea and talked about Yalta, the art community of Crimea and his own art works.

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Ali Parandian on sound-design, “No Man is an Island” and racism

Tromsø International Film Festival has finished yesterday night. On the 22nd of September I talked with Ali Parandian, a director of the short film “No Man is an Island” that received the Amanda Award for the best short film in 2018. We discussed sound design, his film and racism in Norway and film industry. The dialogue language of the video is English.

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