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23 December 2018
17:00–20:00

DESCRIPTION

Midway through his course, Andrey Velikanov traditionally invites the audience to engage in New Year’s Eve festivities.

Christmas and New Year greetings followed by a short music program will replace the lecture block, while instead of the seminar, the group will be divided into two teams who will compete in an intellectual game featuring tricky puzzles, such as guessing an artwork from a school pupil’s written description of the painting. The contest will be equally exciting for participants and mere observers.

ABOUT THE LECTURER

Andrey Velikanov is a philosopher, art theorist, and artist. His publications on art and cultural theory include Am I a Trembling Simulacrum, or Do I Have the Right? (NLO, 2007). He has taught at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian State University for the Humanities, UNIC Institute, Wordshop Communications Academy, Moscow 1905 Art Academy, MediaArtLab Open School, Center of Avant-Garde at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, and Free Workshops Art School, and regularly gives talks and takes part in discussions at various venues. He is also a recipient of several media art awards and prizes including Ostranenie (Germany), DADANET (Russia), Art on the Net (Japan), TrashArt (Russia), Southwest Interactive Festival (U.S.A.), and Split (Croatia).

HOW TO TAKE PART

Free admission 

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