Tag Archives: Irina Korina

The writing on the wall

Russian artist Petr Pavlensky staged a Van Gogh – esque act of self – mutilation last week, cutting off his earlobe with a butcher’s knife while sitting on the walls of the Serbsky psychiatric centre in Moscow. The artist’s action, called … Continue reading

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2nd Kyiv Biennale moved to 2015

So, in our biennale round-up, we were left scratching our heads over Kyiv’s fledgling ARSENALE, which recently named springerin team Hedwig Saxenhuber and Georg Schöllhammer (also head of the collective tranzit.at) as the curators of its second edition (following David Elliott’s debut biennale, which, … Continue reading

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Out of the Forest: ArchStoyanie 2013

Normally, all conversation of Russia’s art scene focuses on Moscow. Yes, there is the “Second Capital,” St Petersburg, but that pristine sister has always been more interested in its own affairs. Occasionally, something from the provinces – Perm, Kaliningrad or … Continue reading

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The 2nd Ural Biennale Reveals its Roster

This morning, the site Artguide.ru broke the artist roster for the second Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art, slated to run just over a month this fall, from September 13 – October 22, 2012. The first Ural Biennale – curated … Continue reading

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On the “Verge”: Russia’s wealthiest woman announces a new era of “Open” art patronage

This past week, international news outlets have been aflutter with the news that Dasha Zhukova and Rem Koolhaas’ new Garage Gorky Park will “define Russia’s new identity.” In the wake of this, there appeared in the Financial Times, Georgina Adams’ curious … Continue reading

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Angry Birds descend on Warsaw’s Museum of Modern Art

On March 15, the Warsaw Museum of Modern Art will open the doors on Angry Birds, a rambunctious group of young artists pulled together by artist-curator David Ter-Oganyan, with some help from Daria Atlas and Katya Szczeka. Like Ter-Oganyan’s ON/OFF … 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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