Public program Kholin and Sapgir. Manuscripts

Date

From 20 May 2017 to 13 August 2017

Place

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
Public program Kholin and Sapgir. ManuscriptsPublic program Kholin and Sapgir. Manuscripts

DESCRIPTION

The public program invites participants to meet scholars whose academic specialisation concerns the artistic and literary scene of the 1960s–1970s, and in particular the two main heroes of the present exhibition.

The program also includes live poetry readings of Igor Kholin’s and Genrkih Sapgir’s texts performed by contemporary poets, and talks by Alexander Sapgir-Gribov and Alina Kholina, who will speak of their memories—all held at Garage Auditorium.

The public program events for the exhibition Kholin and Sapgir. Manuscripts will offer a closer insight into Garage Archive Collection and Soviet avant-garde poetry, and marks the legacy of the two authors, significant in the history of literature and art.

Schedule

A Talk by Victor Pivovarov and Book Presentation for The Grey Notebooks and Kholin and Sapgir Rejoicing

The artist Viktor Pivovarov will talk about the key figures and rare details of the underground artistic scene in the 1970s, described in his book The Grey Notebooks and in the new edition of Kholin and Sapgir Rejoicing.  

Date
Saturday, May 27
Time
16:00–17:30
Place
Garage Auditorium

Lianozovo: Aesthetics of Periphery. A Lecture by Sabine Hänsgen

On June 10, Sabine Hänsgen, German Slavic Studies scholar, translator, researcher specialising in history of Russian art and literature will speak on the history of relations between Soviet unofficial artists and underground poets, deriving from her own memories of meeting Igor Kholin and Genrikh Sapgir.

Date
Saturday, June 10
Time
19:30–21:00
Place
Garage Auditorium