This program, featuring a series of public lectures followed by a three weekends of “crit sessions”, has been organized for those who wish to deepen their knowledge of research-oriented practices under the guidance of Steve Kurtz (Critical Art Ensemble), Susan Schuppli, and Elin Már Øyen Vister.

The series of lectures will be open to the public and will give a broad overview of the invited artists’ practice. The crit sessions will be for a limited audience preselected through an open call.

Applications will only be accepted from artists, curators, art critics, writers, and researchers with a proven record in the field of contemporary culture. Twelve outstanding applicants based outside of Moscow will be awarded the Garage Weekend Faculty Scholarship, which will cover return economy class airfare and three nights' accommodation.


Faculty of Steve Kurtz (Critical Art Ensemble)

Septemper 27-29

Faculty of Susan Schuplli

October 25–27

Faculty of Elin Már Øyen Vister

November 8–10