Garage Museum of Contemporary Art continues its GARAGE.txt program of support for contemporary art and culture research and announces a new call for grant applications.
GARAGE.txt is Russia’s first long-term museum initiative supporting current academic research in a vast range of humanitarian subjects. It offers funding for new projects and opportunities to publish completed manuscripts and projects conducted by Russian as well as international researchers writing in the Russian language. Garage accepts applications with original studies by individual or collective authors in the history and theory of art in the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries, aesthetics, new media theory, the sociology of culture, critical theory of contemporaneity, and the history of Russian contemporary art.
So far, Garage has published nine books by the participants of the grant program:
- Picasso’s Never Heard of Us by Vladimir Salnikov;
- Cybernetics in Humanities and Arts in the USSR. Big Data Analysis and Computer Art by Yanina Prudenko.
- Bastards of Cultural Relations: International Artistic Contacts in the USSR, 1920–1950s by Katarina Lopatkina;
- Eternity Is Endless Because It's Reckless. Andrei Monastyrsky and Collective Actions by Victor Agamov-Typitsyn;
- A Brief History of Street Art in Nizhny Novgorod by Alisa Savitskaya, Artem Filatov.
- А Medium for the Masses: Photomontage and the Optical Turn in Early Soviet Russia by Serguei Oushakine;
- In Search of Lost Sound. Experimental Sound Culture in Russia and the USSR in the First Half of the Twentieth Century by Andrey Smirnov.
- Theatrum Mundi. Flexible Lexicon by Yulia Liderman, Valery Zolotukhin.
Also published in the series GARAGE DANCE is Anna Kozonina's Strange Dances: Theories and Histories of Dance Performance in Russia, for which the author was awarded a GARAGE.txt research grant.
Garage reserves the right for the literary editing of texts with the subsequent consent of authors.
Application deadline: November 16, 2021