Performances, concerts, film shows with free admission for all visitors became worthy ending of the I Moscow Cultural Forum, which took place in the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege" from 15 to 18 October.
During the Welcome day "Entry points" at the Moscow Cultural Forum the Department of Culture selected 12 applications submitted by residents of the city. These projects will be implemented with the support of the Department and its subordinate organizations.
Discussions on the future of the Moscow Museum will be held at the Forum with the participation of experts: museum professionals, architects, artists and urban activists.
Sergei Kapkov and Alena Doletskaya will raise the most critical cultural questions in their talk show
Talk show "Culture of Conflict" will be held in the Large Hall of the CEH "Manege" on October 17 (starting at 19.00). Sergei Kapkov, head of the Moscow Culture Department, and Alena Doletskaya, editor in chief at the “Interview” magazine, will become the show presenters of the open conversation on the most difficult topics of cultural sphere.
Key projects for the development of urban areas will be presented as part of the business program of the International Cultural Forum "Moscow. Live, work, create!" that will take place in the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege" from 15 to 18 October.
MuschiLo and KamiKatzeб native members and ambassadors of Holzmarkt come to Moscow to share their experience
MuschiLo and KamiKatze are native members and ambassadors of Holzmarkt, representing a big & diverse group of people behind the project. For 10 years they have been following a dream to establish and preserve a space for queer thinkers and creatives in the heart of Berlin, for living, working and exchanging ideas.
Sergei Kuznetsov , chief architect of Moscow, and Yuri Grigoryan, chief architect of ZIL, will tell about the development of the project transforming the industrial site into the quarter for work and living. Presentation will take place on October 17 at 17.00 in the Oval Hall of the "Manege".
Easy tag system for better navigation has started to work in the "Program" section on the official website of the Moscow Cultural Forum.
Jonathon Glus, the president and CEO of Houston Arts Alliance, will join the speakers team of the Forum
Jonathon Glus is the president and CEO of Houston Arts Alliance (HAA), non-profit organization. Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is the City of Houston’s cultural partner, and its mission is to support and promote the arts and culture in the Greater Houston area.
Open receptions of institutions within the jurisdiction of the Moscow Department of Culture will work at the lower level of "Manege" on the last day of the Moscow Cultural Forum, on October 18.
Three nights in a row at the festival "Market" area at the CEH "Manege" there will be parties with free admission to all visitors.
The play "Frog" from "Storytelling workshop" of The Meyerhold Theatre Centre will be shown in the Oval hall of the "Manege" on October 18 at 15.00.
The gala concert of the participants of the project “Usadba Jazz” will enrich the festival program of the Cultural Forum
The best representatives of the new generation of Russian jazz, who participated in the festival “Usadba Jazz”, will perform at the “Manege” on October 18 at 21.30. Evgeny Lebedev Trio with the string quartet will open the program.
Amit Sood, Director at the Cultural Institute and the founder of the Google Art Project, that provides users with the opportunity to visit the famous museums around the world online, will participate in the Moscow Cultural Forum.
Ben is a public artist, arts educator and founder of the Volta Studio School, a workshop and workspace for youth.
Films about art and famous cultural figures will form the basis of the cinema program, prepared by the organizers of the Moscow Cultural Forum. Film shows will take place at the CEH "Manege" every day from 15 to 18 October.
One of the four thematic halls of the professional program of the Moscow Cultural Forum will be fully devoted to the work with the audience, to establishment of the contact with local communities and to consideration for citizens’ interests.
Jan Körbes and Denis Oudendijk are independent architects/artists, founders of REFUNC will join the Moscow Cultural Forum.
The play "150 reasons not to defend the homeland" will take place on 16 October at 21.00 in the Oval Hall of "Manege" as part of the festival program of the Moscow Cultural Forum. Admission is free for everyone.
Сhild's art workshops, performances, master classes, games, quests and music classes will take place non-stop at the playground of the Moscow Cultural Forum from 15 to 18 October.
One of the special activities of the Forum will be "Night at the Manege" - a festival non-stop program during the night 17-18 October that will be open to all visitors.
Musical play-concert "Jealousy 16 ** - 201 *" directed by Vasily Barkhatov will be shown as part of the festival program of the Moscow Cultural Forum, which will take place from 15 to 18 October in the "Manege".
Performance-storytelling "Songs of Virtue” of Pushkin Theatre will be shown on 18 October, the last day of the Moscow Cultural Forum in the "Manege".
Mikhail Leykin, a member of the art group MishMash, winner of prestigious international competitions, has become a Chief architect and an art installer of the Moscow Cultural Forum. In a large portfolio of the architect – a display design for the award "Innovation 2014” and the 75th anniversary of ENEA Exhibition and a design of "Surrealism in the artist's book" exposition at the Museum of Private Collections, Department of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, and a design of Sotheby's pre-shows.
Discussions about the future of culture will be held at the special site of the professional program of the Forum, the laboratory «INSTRUMENTA. Art of usefulness" which is headed by Georgy Nikich, an art historian and a curator of association “Exhibition halls of Moscow”.
"Live, work, create" - these words were a keynote of the speech of Sergey Kapkov, Minister of the Moscow Government, Head of the Moscow Culture Department, at a press launch with representatives of the major publications related to the cultural forum.
Free film shows, plays, concerts, performances and parties will take place from 15 to 18 October on the first floor of in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manege” as a part of festival program of the forum "Culture. Look into the future."
Roundtables, plenary sessions, discussions and presentations with Russian and foreign experts will compile the professional program of the forum "Culture. Look into the Future ", which will take place on October 15 - 18 in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manege”.
Summary exhibition of the Moscow Culture Department will be located in the central area of the CEN "Manege" ground floor and will provide visitors with a comprehensive information about various aspects of the urban culture development.
The most popular pop-up cafes, art gifts, book and museum collections will be presented at the venue Market "Culture of consumption" in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manege” as a part of the festival program of the Forum "Culture. Look into the future".
Project "Sugar" will take place on October 16 in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manege” as a part of the festival program of the Forum "Culture. Look into the future".
British experts have joined the list of participants of the professional program of the Forum: designer Usman Haque and an expert in creative economy Tom Fleming.
Leonora Thomson, development director of the art center Barbican (London), a board member of the Association of British Orchestras (ABO) will visit the forum "Culture. Look into the future ".
International Forum "Culture. Look into the Future ", which will take place on October 15 - 18 in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manege”, will bring together more than 4000 attendees from 15 countries. Different sections of the Forum will be arranged on two floors of “Manege”. The festival area on the upper floor will be open to the public, and the closed professional program will take place on the ground floor.
American sociologist Manuel Castells, the director of the Netherlands Institute of Architecture Gus Bomer, curator of the Biennale for Contemporary Art MANIFESTA 10 Kasper Konig, Canadian urban space expert Guillermo Penalosa and many other experts will present their reports in the professional program of the forum "Culture. Look into the future " in Moscow.
Program director of the Forum, which will take place in the “Manege” from 15th to 18th of October, has become Maria Privalov, she has organized an international festival Design Act, co-established the agency “LimitedUnlimited” and took part in a series of public discussions about creative industries in the "Garage".
Moscow International Forum "Culture. Look into the future" for the first time will take place in the Central Exhibition Hall “Manege” from the 15th to the 18th of October 2014. The cultural space of Moscow is being actively transformed and these changes are seen by all citizens even those who are not accustomed to go to museums and theaters: the parks are being enriched, pedestrian areas appear, where dozens of festivals and events are arranged.