Strategies of Presentation. Lectures by Masha Dantsis


01.03 - 30.04.2016

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Program: [Educational projects]

NCCA, North-Western Branch
St Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation
supported by
the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
and Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation

in the frames of the School for the Young Artists program

March-April 2016

«Strategies of Presentation»

Lectures by Masha Dantsis

Lectures “Exhibition strategies for artists" aim to analyze exhibitions, consider them as a field for experimental and participatory activity. In the theoretical part of lectures different aspects of exhibition process, from idea of exhibition and choice of space to archivation and mediation, will be presented. In the discussions participants will be given an opportunity to find their own method of working with space, discuss new forms of presentation and also design together a concept of a mobile exhibition system.

Masha Dantsis – associate professor at Berlin School of Art and Design, video artist. She was born in Leningrad, studied at the Faculty of Film Directing at the Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts. She graduated from the Academy of Arts in Kassel, Faculty of Visual Arts. At Berlin University of the Arts she studied presentation of video installations. In her works the artist explores impact of mass-media culture on life of humans, their feelings, and their relationship with society. At Berlin School of Art and Design she teaches theory and practice of contemporary visual art. Nominee of “Art Cinema Biennale" (Cologne, 2007) and Documentary Film Festival in Kassel (2005, 2009); winner of the German multidisciplinary artists competition by Columbus Art Foundation (2010, Leipzig). Took part in the exhibitions in Germany, Spain, UK and Russia.

For the program participants only.

School for the Young Artists is a joint project of the St Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation and the North-Western Branch of NCCA. The project is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation.

Address: St.Petersburg PRO ARTE Foundation lecture hall (Peter and Paul Fortress, Nevskaya kurtina, left side

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