Tag Archives: Innovazia

Pavilion Politics, Power-Players and a lot of Prizes

We promised this post would be on prizes, and there were certainly plenty given out this week: the Art Newspaper Russia‘s new award, the St Petersburg-based Kurokhin Prize, and of course, the National Center for Contemporary Art’s Innovation Prize, which was awarded last … Continue reading

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Innovation honors Monroe, FIAC in Petersburg, and Bugaev Strikes Again

So with so much going on, we’ve decided to start a kind of digest format. Let us know what you think? This year’s Innovation Prize will pay tribute Monroe This week, Innovation – the Russia National Center for Contemporary Art‘s … Continue reading

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Russia’s National Center for Contemporary Art honors its own with the Innovation Prize

While the recent death of street artist Pasha 183 has made headlines, this week the Russian art world saw a quieter international reception for two awards ceremonies, split between its two cultural capitals (Your time is coming, Ekaterinburg…) The first … Continue reading

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Russia’s Innovation Prize releases its Shortlist while the Kandinsky Prize starts accepting applications

Between the National Center for Contemporary Art’s Innovation Prize and the privately-funded (by Shalva Breus’s ArtChronika Foundation) Kandinsky Prize, the Russian art world has managed to stretch the drama of the awards process – who did or did not get … Continue reading

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Last few days to catch Innovation Prize nominees in London

As the debate continues over whether Pussy Riot’s actions should be considered as an art work, let alone as an art work worthy of a nomination to the Kandinsky Prize (Read Chto Delat?‘s firm opinion on the latter here in … Continue reading

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