Lecture series

15.09.2014 - 01.06.2015, 19:30-21:00

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Program: [History and theory of contemporary art]

Place: National Centre for Contemporary Arts, the small hall

Curator: [Antonio Geusa]

This extensive lecture series, consisting of six interconnected modules on Russian and international contemporary art of the second half of the 20th century – early 21st century.

Its comprehensive and universal approach makes this NCCA educational program unique and different from programs offered by other institutions.

The lecture series offers a comprehensive look at contemporary art history, including topics such as:
- Historiography;
- Methodology;
- Theory and critique of contemporary art;
- 20th century architecture and design;
- Western visual and plastic art of the second half of 20th century;
- Development of Russian art in the second half of 20th century;
- History of alternative film, video, and media art;
- Institutional system of contemporary art



15 - 29.09.2014
Module 1. Research methodology in contemporary art
Lecturers: Daria Pyrkina, Boris Klyushnikov

06.10 - 10.11.2014
Module 2. 20th century architecture and design

Lecturer: Marina Kalashnikova

17.11 - 09.02.2014
Module 3. International art in dialogue with history (since the second half of the 20th century): Concepts and codes
Lecturer: Alexander Evangeli

16.02 - 30.03.2015
Module 4. History of alternative film of 1960s-1970s, history of video and media art
Lecturers: Dmitri Venkov, Antonina Baever

06.04 - 25.05.2015
Module 5. Russian art of the second half of the 20th century
Lecturer: Elena Romanova

Module 6: Institutional system of contemporary art
Lecturer: Antonio Geusa


full price 100 rubles
reduced price 50 rubles


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