Field of action. the moscow conceptual school in context




Thursday 30 June 2011
18.30, Education Space, INIVA, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA

Andrei Filippov, Book on Skates, 1989-2004 Andrei Filippov, Book on Skates, 1989-2004, Collection Ekaterina and Vladimir Semenikhin Speaker(s): artist Vitaly Komar, Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich and David Thorp, co-curators of the exhibition, writer and art historian Elizaveta Butakova.
Chair: Sarah Wilson (The Courtauld Institute of Art)
Ticket/entry details:Open to all, free admission but advance booking required via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1759961091
Organised by: Sarah Wilson (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Lina Dzuverovic (Calvert 22)



Further information:
In the third in a series of talks organised by Calvert 22 and The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum, a select panel explores key themes raised by the exhibition Field of Action. The Moscow Conceptual School in Context a specially adapted exhibition for Calvert 22. This first UK major presentation of the highly influential Moscow Conceptual School organised in collaboration with the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation in Moscow, examines the work of a group of ‘unofficial' artists, united by a distinctive artistic discourse and operating within a significant and complex period of latter 20th century Russian history. Panellists place the work of the Moscow Conceptual School in a wider international context of conceptualism.

The discussion will be followed by a drinks reception.

Calvert 22 will remain open until 9.00pm that evening and visitors are encouraged to come to see the exhibition either before or after the talk.

This event is organised by Calvert 22 and The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum in association with INIVA.



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