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GARAGE.txt: Call for grant applications for researchers writing on contemporary art in Russian


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:





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


Garage will accept applications from authors of over the age of twenty-five and of any citizenship, who write in the Russian language, until November 16, 2021 at Please mention you full name and “grant application” in the subject.

Winners of the 2021 grant program will be announced in mid-December. Please check Garage website for updates.


GARAGE.txt application consists of three parts:

  • synopsis of the study (no longer than 30,000 signs with spaces);
  • CV;
  • Manuscript, if it is available at the time of application submission. The volume of the final book should not exceed ten author’s sheets (350,000–400,000 signs with spaces).

Applications will be accepted in *.doc/docs. File names must contain the applicant’s family and given names and the city the application is coming from.





Garage will accept applications until November 16, 2021.


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