Monthly Archives: December 2011

Not Afraid Anymore: Moscow enters a New Year (and possibly a New Era)

Before we celebrate the New Year, we wanted to take a minute and commend some of the recent events in Moscow and Russia. 2011 has sparked incredible shifts within the country and the attitude of its citizens towards their government, … Continue reading

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Baibakov Art Projects wishes you all the best this holiday season!

Baibakov Art Projects thanks all its readers and contributors for a momentous year. The events of this tumultuous year have yet to fully manifest themselves in contemporary art and culture, as protests rage worldwide and regimes shift seemingly daily. Russia … Continue reading

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Kandinsky Prize announces its 2011 laureates

As award season wraps up, today the ArtChronika Foundation revealed the laureates for this year’s Kandinsky Prize. The main award, Project of the Year, was awarded to Conceptualist Yury Albert, for his Moscow Poll, a series of questionnaires modeled after … Continue reading

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Kyiv Sculpture Project announces an Open Call

Curators Kateryna Taylor and Helen Lucy Phelby have put out an open call for Kyiv Sculpture Project, a festival of public art taking place in the city’s M. Gryshko New Botanical Garden from June 2- July 2, 2012. Founded in … Continue reading

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Boris Groys screens Aelita: Queen of Mars

A few weeks ago, e-flux inaugurated their new Lower East Side space with the exhibition,  “Out of Town: Andrei Monastyrski and Collective Actions,” which is on view until January 7. As part of that exhibition, today curator Boris Groys will … Continue reading

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Baibakov Art Projects congratulates the winners of the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011

Baibakov Art Projects congratulates Nikita Kadan, Zhanna Kadyrova, Sergei Radkovich and Nikita Shalennyi, young Ukrainian artists recognized by the PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011. In a ceremony that took place yesterday in Kiev, Nikita Kadan was named the winner of UAH 100,000 and a … Continue reading

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Walker Art Center releases its Idea Hub

This week the Walker Art Center launched its new site, promoted as an Idea Hub. Walker director Olga Viso explains the name as such:  “As the Walker’s name signals, we’re a center: a hub that brings together various pursuits related … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Present

As riots rage in Moscow, determining Russia’s future, curator and sometime Baibakov Art Projects-collaborator Elena Yaichnikova offers a view at the present, with this group show of five Russian contemporary artists opening today at galeria sc in Zagreb. In her … Continue reading

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Moscow indulges a little non/fiction

There is still time to catch the 13th installment of non/fiction, Moscow’s cutting edge book fair, now through Sunday at the Central House of Artists. This year’s program features almost 300 different participants, with a focus on Spain., one … Continue reading

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