У9000 kmФ in Gdansk
24.01 - 16.03.2014
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Trans-Russian Art Project “9000 km” in Gdansk
Gdansk, 24.01 – 16.03.2014
The trans-Russian net project “9000 km” is a cooperation of curators from cultural and educational national institutions from 8 Russian regions, the representatives of “Russian diasporas” in the countries of the former Soviet Union and abroad.9000 kilometers is a distance from the western to the eastern border of Russia. The kilometers of geography of the “one fifth part of the land” that is united rather by territory, by regions, than by economy and politics.
The project “9000” emerged from the aspiration to reflect the new artistic geography of each region, demonstrate their cultural components and also to comprehend the common artistic “ideogram” that would be identical to the contemporary condition of “the big fatherland” that is both European and Asian, liberal and conservative, centralized and provincial. In every region was formed a creative group that represented artistic or social “brand” of its “place”.
Opening: January 24 2014, Friday, 6.00 pm
Location: Gdansk, Łaźnia 2 AEC, ul. Strajku Dokerów 5
Organizers: The Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Kaliningrad, Russia), The Centre for Contemporary Arts «Laznia» (Gdansk, Poland), Klaipeda Culture Communication Centre (Lithuania)
Curator: Evgeny Umansky (BB NCCA, Kaliningrad)
Coordinators: Agnieszka Wolodzko (CCA «Laznia», Gdansk), Ignas Kazakevicius (KCCC, Klaipeda)
Financial support of the project: European Union, Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013
Contacts: Yevgeny Umansky: (BB NCCA, Kaliningrad) email@example.com, +7 906 234-40-68
Project "9000 km" official site: 9000.ncca-kaliningrad.ru
The Lithuania-Poland-Russia European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013 aims at promoting economic and social development on both sides of the EU-Russian border, addressing common challenges and problems, and promoting people to people cooperation. Under the Programme, legal non-profit entities from the Lithuanian and Polish border regions, and the entire Kaliningrad oblast implement joint projects co-financed by the EU and the Russian Federation.
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