NEMOSKVA Project Forum

    August 20, 10:00—20:00, SAS


    NEMOSKVA Project

    A strategic project for the development of contemporary culture in the Russian regions. Its goal is to build horizontal links, to promote regional artists and curators, to study the current situation in the regions through professional dialogue and creating new possibilities for international partnership. More about the project


    Traveling Symposium NEMOSKVA will travel along the Trans-Siberian Railway carrying about 60 Russian and international contemporary art experts through 12 cities. Every city will host discussions, interviews, portfolio reviews, and a traveling exhibition.

    NEMOSKVA Project Forum

    SAS will host the forum in which the project participants will reflect upon the results of the first segment of the trip in SAS habitual format of a project session. Plenary lectures and the plenary meeting are open to public, no prior registration is necessary. Simultaneous translation into English and Russian will be provided.

    The Forum Program

    • 10:00—10:30: Introductory remarks

      Andrey Shcherbenok, Director, School of Advanced Studies, UTMN
      – Oksana Oracheva, General Director of the Potanin Foundation
      – Alisa Prudnikova, Director for Regional Development at ROSIZO, the project commissioner

    • 10:30—12:00: Plenary Lectures

      Margret Grebowicz (School of Advanced Studies) “Are We Interesting?”
      Erika Wolf (School of Advanced Studies), “From Popova’s ‘Travelling Woman’ to Pelevin’s ‘Yellow Arrow’: The Train and Mobility in Russian Culture.”

    • 12:00—16:00: Team work

    • 16:00—20:00: Plenary Session

      Team presentations and discussion