Sunday 25 November 2012, 17:00
Aleksandra Selivanova and Alexey Petukhov
The Laughing Unit. Entertainments in Gorky Park Prewar
The extensive program of activities available in Gorky Park before the war could easily equal the modern entertainment on offer today. Join experts of the period, who will try to reconstruct this atmosphere with the words of Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov as your guide.
Alexey Petukhov (b. 1978), Candidate of Arts, is an art critic, a senior researcher of the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, a curator of the Contemporary French Art Collection.
Alexandra Selivanova (b. 1982), Candidate of Architecture, is an architectural historian, an artist and a curator of exhibitions for the Bulgakov Museum, a senior researcher of the Science and Research Institute of Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Planning, the head of New Moscow Project.