How to gather? Acting in a Center in a City in the Heart of the Island of Eurasia

Under challenging circumstances, the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art opts for a radical format and changes its structure: the biennale will be condensed into ten days. Artistic, discursive and reflective moments will shape the space. Located in the Pavilion No.1 of VDNKh, it is here that the Moscow Biennale will evolve, as a think tank in real time.

Biennale: Sept 22 - Oct 1, 2015
Documentary exhibition project: Oct 3 - Oct 11, 2015

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Osmolovsky, Anatoly

Born in RU

Anatoly Osmolovsky is an artist, curator and teacher based in Moscow. He began his career as a writer, and was a member of the literary group Vertep before 1989. Between 1990 and 1992, he was the leader of the ETI (Art Territory Expropriation) movement, and participated in a series of street performances / provocations. In 1995, Osmolovsky founded Radek Magazine, which sought to create a space for radical politics under the current atmosphere of official suppression. In the 1990s, he was know as an active member of the Moscow Actionism movement. In 2011, together with Svetlana Baskova, he founded the BAZA Institute - a research and education platform for artists and art-critics.

Credits (c)photo: Ivan Erofeev, Courtesy of Moscow Biennale and M HKA, 2015

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The End of Modernism in Russia, 2015