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Open Day for MA Program Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Art

19 November 2018


Garage are hosting an open day for the MA program Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Art, which will be launched at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in fall 2019.

The program’s academic convenor Ekaterina Inozemtseva and the head of Garage’s joint program with HSE Maria Polnikova will discuss the course and admission requirements, and answer questions.

The open day will be followed by a public talk by Bart De Baere and Rachel Haidu.


Ekaterina Inozemtseva is a senior curator at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. She graduated in Philology from Moscow State University in 2004 and subsequently obtained her Candidate’s Degree in Philology there in 2007. From 2003 to 2004, she worked in the Department of Experimental Programs at the National Center for Contemporary Arts. From 2004 to 2005, she was a curator at Gary Tatintsian Gallery (Moscow) and from 2006 to 2011 a curator and deputy art director at Proun Gallery (Moscow). From 2011 to 2014 she was chief curator and deputy director at Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, where she curated over fifty projects. Inozemtseva has been a curator at Garage since 2014 and a senior curator since 2017. She has written for exhibition catalogues and art periodicals and was awarded Kariatida Prize in 2013.

Maria Polnikova is the head of Garage’s academic programs and deputy head of HSE’s Joint Department with Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. She graduated in Law from HSE in 2005 and received her Doctoral Candidate’s Degree at HSE in 2013. She is an expert in transport infrastructure and cooperation between the state and the private sector. She is a special projects advisor to the chair of Avtodor (the State Company Russian Highways) and a lecturer at Moscow State Institute of International Relations. In 2010 she became the first director of the Open School of Law at HSE’s Faculty of Law.


National Research University Higher School of Economics is one of the largest universities specializing in economics and social science in Europe and the only one in Russia. With a team of leading economists, sociologists, historians, philologists, linguists, mathematicians, physicists, engineers, designers and IT specialists, HSE offers a variety of pre-university, bachelors’ and post-graduate education programs. The university has over 100 research institutes and centers, and 30 international ones.

how to take part

Free admission with advance registration


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