In transition Russia 2008. Interdisciplinary art project
29.11 - 22.12.2008, 19:00-19:00
Place: National Centre for Contemporary Arts, exhibition hall
Opening ceremony: November 28, 19:00 (invitation only)
Curators: Helen Black (Cyprus), Sheila Pinkel (USA), Alisa Prudnikova (Russia), Ksenia Fyodorova (Russia).
In Transition Russia 2008 implies multifaceted artistic interpretations of the processes involving changes and transformations within the framework of the socium regarded from the point of view of the individual. More than 120 artists from 40 countries of the world who participate in the project demonstrate their views upon the issues of intercultural and interethnic interaction, geopolitics, new technologies and media communication.
Invited artists: Peter Lyssiotis (Australia/Cyprus), Shaun Wilson (Australia), Jeremy Hight (USA), Sylvia de Swaan (USA/Romania), Sonya Rapoport (USA), Mehmet Yashin (Cyprus), Deborah Kelly (Australia), Lefteris Olympios (Netherlands/Cyprus), Srecko Horvat (Croatia), Maria Lianou (Cyprus), Sheila Pinkel (USA), Helen Black (Australia/Cyprus), Zory (Iraque/GB) and others.
Winners of the open Internet competition: Lanfranco Aceti (Italy/GB), Mohammed Ali (Syria), Nilss Emde + NICO 31 (Germany), Adam Biczek (Poland/GB), Alena Boika (Czechia), Christopher M. Gathier (USA), Alan Gignoux (USA/GB), Manuel and Oscar Gil (USA/GB), Matan Israeli (Israel), Nisrine Boukhari (Syria), Miriam Hammani (Algeria/France), Elvis Krstulovic (Croatia), Dana Sederowsky (Sweden), Dia Theodorou (Cyprus), Gabriele Voehringer (Germany), Simon Chang (Taiwan – Czechia) and others.
Artists presented at the DRIFT show:AES+F (Russia), Jeremy Blake (USA), Cao Fei (China), Robert Adanto (USA), Carlos Amorales (Mexico), Chris Borkowsky (USA), Stewart Home (GB), Perry Bard (USA) and others
Russian project: From Oneself to Oneself, the Art of Transposition
Featured: creative associations of Provmyza, Escape, What’s to Do?, Where the Dogs Run?, 33+1, Marina Chernikova, Diana Machulina, Yevgeny Fix, Anton Litvin, Vladimir Nasedkin, Vladimir Seleznyov, Oleg Blyablyas, Tatiana Badanina, Olga Lovtsus, Igor Zakharov-Ross, Tatiana Akhmetgaliyeva, Ilya Gaponov, Victoria Ilyushkina, Masha Sha.