Den røde armés tilbaketrekning /Возвращение Красной Армии /The Withdrawal of the Red Army

What is contemporary art? Each person has his or her own opinion about it. it’s a pity that the most part of population doesn’t understand (and doesn’t want to understand) what’s going on in art. I believe it is connected with the narrow mindset. A person who doesn’t even try to see in an art object some metaphors and allegories in a real events or ...

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М — молодость

I regret that I did not visit this exhibition before, at the opening on July 7 – this day I went to the magnificent Yaroslavl. I really wanted to see the work of Iolanthe Skavidis, who once studied at my school. Back in those days I noticed in her a creative vein, but we were not acquainted. “M – youth” is already over, there are ...

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A meeting with Kirill Pletnev

I think I was the only one at the meeting with Kirill Pletnev who did not see a single film with his participation. Absolutely everyone looked at him with admiration, respect and great love. In this interesting combination of circumstances, I see a chance to see the famous actor and director with different eyes. Usually in such cases I say this: “as an ordinary mortal.”

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Oleg Roy in Arkhangelsk

I love meeting with creative people. They always inspire and allow you to learn something new about the world around you and even about yourself. Especially I tremble with meetings with writers, whom I love and respect. I was lucky enough to meet Shan Sa, a French author of Chinese descent. Thanks to fusion cafe “Terrace”, on April 20 in Arkhangelsk there was a meeting ...

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Jazz festival named after Rezitksiy

We are accustomed to understand music and creativity only in one form: classic: Albrecht Durer, Alexander Dumas, the Beatles, Samuel Marshak, Raphael. It is difficult for us to accept the fact that art, like our life, is changing, becoming, at first glance, simpler, but at the same time becoming more complex. It is for this reason that many Russian festivals adhere to traditional views. The ...

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