Garage Museum of Contemporary Art announces the winners of GARAGE.txt program in support of researchers


26 Dec 2016

Launched in fall 2016, GARAGE.txt is aimed at supporting Russian-speaking authors writing on contemporary art and culture.

From September 22 to November 13, 2016, Garage received eighty-three applications from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Vologda, Chita, Voronezh, Simferopol, Tver, Perm, Irkutsk, Taganrog, Vyatka and Samara, as well as from abroad—Israel, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Italy, the UK and Azerbaijan—with subjects ranging from visual arts and architecture to contemporary music and dance, fashion, sociology, the philosophy of culture, cultural studies and street art.

The winners for 2016 are: theater historian, journalist and Golden Mask Award expert board member Anna Gordeeva (Moscow) with a research project devoted to the history of Russian contemporary dance; art historian and critic, Moscow State University professor Andrey Kovalyov (Moscow) with his project 50 Contemporary Russian Artists You Should Know; and cultural theorist, lecturer in cultural studies at National Pedagogical Dragomanov University Yanina Prudenko (Kiev) with her study Cybernetics in Humanities and Arts in the USSR.

The winners will receive funding to complete their research. Anna Gordeeva’s work will be published in Garage’s new book series devoted to contemporary dance, while the works by Andrey Kovalyov and Yanina Prudenko will be released through GARAGE.txt.