Tag: Eastern Europe / 5 articles


Vienna Humanities Festival

Vienna Humanities Festival, supported by Aksenov Family Foundation, debuted in September 2016 in the capital of Austria. The three-day event was organized by Vienna Institute for Human Sciences (das Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen – IWM), Wien Museum and European Houses of Debate Time to Talk (TTT).
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Garage in Vienna

Aksenov Family Foundation continues to facilitate the expansion of Russia’s cultural institutions’ presence internationally. Last year the Foundation helped GROUND galleries (part of the Exhibition Halls of Moscow Association), Praktika theatre, and MediaArtLab in conjunction with Manezh to carry out their own non-profit projects at the viennacontemporary fair. This year, it is the Garage Museum of Contemporary Arts that has a stand at the Viennese fair.
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Balagan!!!

Aksenov Family Foundation supported the publication of the catalogue to “Balagan!!! Contemporary Art from Former Soviet Union and Other Mythical Places” exhibition curated by David Elliot, and organised by MOMENTUM Berlin for the Nordwind Festival 2015.
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Contemporary Art in Zagreb

As part of its continuing commitment to the support of art and artists from Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, Aksenov Family Foundation created a guide to Zagreb contemporary art scene “Newer Tendencies”, which highlights some of the leading institutions and key figures (including Sanja Ivecović and David Maljković), but also artists to watch (like Dora Budor, Helena Janečić and Igor Grubić).
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Rediscovery of the Avant-Garde

The Aksenov Family Foundation supported a number of talks at the discussion platform “Keys to Contemporary Art” at the viennacontemporary 2015 Art Fair. The first talk, “Rediscovery of the Avant-Garde”, was chaired by the Deputy Director of the MUMOK, Rainer Fuchs and took place on 25 September, 2015. The participants discussed the rediscovery of avantgardistic and neo-avantgardistic art from Eastern European countries, both in the Eastern European spheres and in an international framework.
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