© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in photobacteria exhibition hall «Manezh» Manezhnaya square in Moscow. Archival photo<img src="/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/07/d2ab32bf95c59931217d9c50deb9983e.gif" alt="Moscow «Manege» took place the Vernissage of the exhibition «Here and now!»” />© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank
Vernissage of the exhibition «Here and now» which brought together more than 50 projects in the field of contemporary art, passed on Tuesday in the Central exhibition hall «Manege» with participation of the head of the Department of culture of Moscow Alexander Kibovsky, who expressed hope that the project will become an annual event and will take its place on the cultural map of the capital.
«That was a tradition in Soviet times, when in the «Manege» exhibition and review, and this was very important, given the opportunity to see what breathes art community» — said Kibovsky at the opening of the exhibition.
According to him, the idea to revive these exhibitions were made by artists at a meeting with Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, and he supported this idea.
«The Department of culture was commissioned this project to organize, and from the very beginning it was said that the Department only helps in terms of organization and make an exhibition of the artists themselves. Any intervention inside the project had not been implemented,» — said Kibovsky.
The Department head noted that he would like to see the exhibition the audience liked, and that over time it has become a tradition
«We wish this exhibition took its place in the cultural agenda of the metropolis,» — said Kibovsky.
The exhibition presents projects dedicated to the theatre and cinema, installations, performances, video art, publishing — a vivid and relevant examples of initiatives that form the cultural landscape of the metropolis. The exhibition shows how art is part of everyday life of the citizen.
Virtual installation «Homo Virtualis» by the Recycle group can be seen before entering the arena, it was created for the Pushkin Museum Pushkin, as the work of «the View» Irina Nahimova showing with new technologies, how the visitor looks at paintings at the Museum.
In the project «ARTерия — 7 floors of art at the hospital of the XXI century» group of artists have transformed the space Morozov children’s hospital. Gallery «Emergency communication» has transformed the entrance of a house to the exhibition hall. Group project students «Visible Committee» dedicated to the city space.
Moscow international Biennale for young art in the exhibition are four works — «Tactile sculpture» Elena Artemenko, «Born gorgeous» Thomas Sinkevicius and Vilte Braunite, «Balance» Peter Urbanec and «Nonsense» Ilya Grishaeva.
The exhibition will take place a concert «I love you» Vladislav Nastassia (Theatre of Nations), reading of «the proof of the existence of the Lord God» (Workshop Dmitry Brusnikina), the performance by Fyodor Pavlov Andrievich «the Tale of the clock» based on the works of Ludmila Petrushevskaya.
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