Program in support of Russian contemporary art 2017/2018

Program in support of Russian contemporary art 2017/2018Program in support of Russian contemporary art 2017/2018

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Currently the only program of its kind in the country, Garage’s grant program was launched in 2012 in order to create a system of support for emerging artists.

Offering emerging artists a period of financial independence, the program allows them to become more deeply engaged in creative activities, to grow professionally, and to conduct research. Recipients are also invited to take part in Garage’s exhibition and education programs. The winners, selected by an expert jury, are awarded a monthly fellowship of 30,000 rubles.

 

EXPERT COMMITTEE

Аlexander Burenkov, Senior Specialist Regional Development, ROSIZO-NCAA;


Оksana Budulak, Сurator, PR-director, Mira Square Museum Center, Krasnoyarsk;


Кonstantin Zatsepin, Deputy Director, Middle Volga Branch, ROSIZO-NCCA, Samara;


Snejana Krasteva, Curator, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art;


Irina Korina, artist.

AWARDED GARAGE GRANTS

During the application period for both programs Garage received 335 applications and named just eight winners.

The expert committee for the program in support of emerging Russian artists picked the following artists:

Аnastasia Bogomolova


Аslan Gaisumov


Кirill Savchenkov


Мikhail Tolmachev


Lyudmila Kalinichenko


Vladimir Chernyshev

Artist Olga Kroytor got her scholarship extended.

REQUIREMENTS

Age of the artists: 18 to 35


Priority qualities: Award decisions will be based on the applicants’ uniqueness of vision, employment of new materials and forms, and cogency of artistic approach.


CV requirements:The committee will consider the candidates’ projects for the next year (sketches, concepts), but priority will be given to candidates with completed projects and exhibitions on their CV.

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