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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Contemporary art galleries in Moscow

Compared to St. Petersburg, Moscow is the richer for contemporary art spaces. In addition to museums and other spaces, there are more than twenty contemporary art galleries in the capital of Russia. In this regard, it is difficult to find a complete list of already/still open and active galleries: information quickly becomes outdated, and subjective lists of them do not give the most extensive view ...

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Galleries of contemporary art in Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is one of the largest cultural centers in Russia. This city hosts hundreds of different events every day in different locations: from houses of culture to centers, galleries, museums and non-traditional cultural events spaces.

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“The Reverse Side” by Alexander Sukhin

I visited this exhibition in early October, even before my vacation in Turkey. For understandable professional and everyday reasons that always arise before a vacation, no matter how you prepare for it, it was not possible to write and publish this post on Alexander Sukhin’s exhibition “The Other Side” on time. At first I was worried and sad, but now I’m even glad – the ...

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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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