Motherland, Perm Museum of Modern Art, November 2011

by Yulia Tikhonova on December 6, 2011

A large group exhibition Motherland opened in Perm Museum of Modern Art, PERMM November 14th, 2011 Motherland brings together about 30 artists who engage in rhetoric of Soviet Russia. If during the 2000s the artists mocked and condemn the Russian symbolic as a symbol of the past, now they apparently came back to the patriotic [...]


Voina will co-curate 7th Berlin Biennale

December 5, 2011

Yulia Tikhonova comments on Voinas’ appointment to co-curate the 7th Berlin Biennale. Artur Żmijewski who is the curator in charge and Voina, will work together to develop the concept and program of the Biennale. This will be unconventional curating mainly because of the police trial, Voina ( Oleg Vorotnikov, Natasha Sokol and Leonid Nikolaev ) are unable to travel abroad.

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Eli Kuka at Berloga, Winzavod, Moscow

November 27, 2011

Yulia Tikhonova reviews Eli Kuka exhibition Bad/Good at Berloga gallery Winzavod, Moscow. By including vulgar references the group plays off pop-culture, which for the last ten years has been geared toward the taste of the neo-liberal class.

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Radio October, Arseniy Zhilyaev

November 26, 2011

Arseniy Zhilyaev talks about his most recent site-specific sound installation Red October, which resulted from a participatory art project implemented in the paper plant “October ” Moscow during the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

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