Haptic City: Interview with Artemis Papageorgiou
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Haptic City: Interview with Artemis Papageorgiou

“Polytech.Science.Art” program of the Polytechnic Museum in Moscow presented a new workshop, “Haptic City”, run by Greek media artist Artemis Papageorgiou: From August 5 to 8, 2014, workshop participants spent some time at the Strelka Institute going deep into fibertronics. Haptic City is a workshop about using electronic components while working with textiles: Participants were invited … Continue reading

Contemporary Art Galleries in Moscow
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Contemporary Art Galleries in Moscow

VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary co-hosted “Preview Night” at WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art, where the most important Moscow galleries for contemporary art presented new exhibitions. Among the permanent projects located at the Winzavod, visitors also had the opportunity to visit pop-up exhibitions of MSK Gallery, Open Gallery, and Gallery Triumph as well as a chance … Continue reading

Body as Interface: An Interview with Sonia Cillari
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Body as Interface: An Interview with Sonia Cillari

Sonia Cillari, Italian media artist, winner of VIDA 13.0: Art & Artificial Life International Competition (Madrid, 2010) and honorary mentioned artist (Interactive Art) by Prix Ars Electronica in Linz (2011), just left Moscow. She ran the EMOTIONAL SKIN workshop there as a part of the “Polytech.Science.Art” program of the Polytechnic Museum. The entire title of … Continue reading

The Critical Engineer: An Interview with Danja Vasiliev
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The Critical Engineer: An Interview with Danja Vasiliev

Not so long ago, the Polytechnic Museum in Moscow announced the launch of the ‘Polytech.Science.Art’ program, which is dedicated to one of the most significant phenomena of contemporary culture – interdisciplinary collaborations between artists, scientists, and technology specialists. The program starts in 2014 with a series of workshops and lectures by international and Russian experts, … Continue reading

Moscow Minimal. “Details” – A Home Exhibition by Dima Hunzelweg and Ksenia Voeykova
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Moscow Minimal. “Details” – A Home Exhibition by Dima Hunzelweg and Ksenia Voeykova

Minimal art is not necessarily the first thing that comes to one´s mind when reflecting upon the Moscow Art Scene. Nevertheless, having returned from the US, Dima Hunzelweg has been exploring this artistic field for now more than five years. Together with his friend photo artist Ksenia Voeykova they presented their first personal show in … Continue reading

Moscow Minimal. “Details” – A Home Exhibition by Dima Hunzelweg and Ksenia Voeykova
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Moscow Minimal. “Details” – A Home Exhibition by Dima Hunzelweg and Ksenia Voeykova

Minimal art is not necessarily the first thing that comes to one´s mind when reflecting upon the Moscow Art Scene. Nevertheless, having returned from the US, Dima Hunzelweg has been exploring this artistic field for now more than five years. Together with his friend photo artist Ksenia Voeykova they presented their first personal show in … Continue reading

There Is A Lot To Do in Russia When You Have No Ticket to Sochi…
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There Is A Lot To Do in Russia When You Have No Ticket to Sochi…

…Impressions from a Trip to Yekaterinburg We – especially all those living in Eastern Europe, like Austrians, for example – know the Ural as the border between Europe and Asia. But, in fact, the Ural is a huge region. It is very interesting for its nature and its economic development within the Russian Federation, but … Continue reading

Winzavod Preview Night
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Winzavod Preview Night

Last week in Moscow VIENNAFAIR The New Contemporary co-hosted “Preview Night” at  WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art. Gallery 11.12; Cultural Alliance project by Marat Guelman; Gallery FotoLoft; Frolov Gallery; Gallery Grinberg; pop/off/art gallery; Gallery Proun; Regina Gallery and XL Gallery celebrated the opening of new exhibitions. Christina Steinbrecher-Pfandt, artistic director VIENNAFAIR among other art professionals, such as: artist Dmitry Gutov, critic Valentin Dyakonov, … Continue reading