Three-day international conference, co-organized by the Centro Studi sulle Arti della Russia (CSAR) at the University Ca' Foscari in Venice, the Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture, Inc.
(SHERA) and the Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre (CCRAC).
Conversation: Collecting Art in Russia, Tuesday, November 18, 11 am Join Natalia Kolodzei in a conversation about collecting art in Russia. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 East St.Anne Spalter (The Anne and Michael Spa Iter Digital Art Collection), Anna Frants (CYLAND Media Art Lab), Carla Gannis will address the issues of collecting, preserving, and curating these dynamic, ephemeral, fragile and vulnerable works or techniques that rely on digital technology in creative and display processes; moderated by Natalia Kolodzei. Presented by the Kolodzei Art Foundation in conjunction with the 10th Annual Independent Russian Documentary Film Festival in New York, Downtown Community TV Center, DCTV, 87 Lafayette St., NYC, October 20-22, 2017.more info The Kolodzei Art Foundation is lending works to the exhibition Commemorating the Russian Revolution, 1917/2017 at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey from October 14 to February 18, 2017. The Kolodzei Art Foundation is lending works to the exhibition Varieties of Nonconformism: Unofficial Art from the Former Soviet Union at Amherst Center for Russian Culture, Amherst, Massachusetts from October 9, 2017 to February 11, 2018. Natalia Kolodzei participates in Translations & Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad, Collecting Russian Art roundtable (in memory of Norton Dodge) in Venice, Italy October 25 27, 2017.It will be organized into five parts that explore the origins of Nonconformist art, the developments of Moscow Conceptualism, Sots Art, the influence of the Russian avant-garde in geometric abstraction, and the coercive legacy of Socialist Realism.This Leads to Fire will familiarize viewers with an important and underappreciated body of work, but also demonstrate the challenges these artists still pose to both mainstream Russian culture and the globalized art world.