COSMOSCOW TALKS in Central Maneg, Moscow
Central Manege, Moscow
Cosmoscow Talks is a programme of keynote lectures, panel discussions and workshops. This year they are focused on alternatives and opportunities. What is a basic force that drives the art market forward? And what are the unusual forms which the art market could get? What is the motivation of some collectors or owners of private galleries for frequent transformation of their galleries into foundations for supporting artists? And what do the young artists need for active development?
ENGAGING FOR ART AS AN ACT OF BELIEF
19 SEPTEMBER, FRIDAY, 15:00
Opening of the exhibition Alexander Povzner at Voronezh Center for Contemporary Art
Within the frame of the project Collecting Young Russian Art, V-A-C M HKA a famous curator and a theorist of the modern art discusses with the Russian artist Arseniy Zhilyaev if the spectator have to unconditionally believe in art. Organised by V-A-C Foundation.
Bart De Baere – curator and director of the museum of modern art M HKA, Antwerp.
Arseniy Zhilyaev – artist and curator, Moscow.
Moderator: Ekaterina Chuchalina – curator, Head of Exhibition Program, VAC foundation
CREATING OPPORTINITIES: 'HOW' AND 'WHY' OF EMERGING ART MARKETS
19 SEPTEMBER, FRIDAY, 16:30
Ivan Isaev's project Baggage Room, KulturProekt gallery, Moscow, 2014
Representatives of different in scale and mission institutions off-line and on-line in Russia and abroad discuss how to handle disadvantages and gaps as opportunities and challenges.
A. Gorbunov, owner and founder of Khlam Gallery in Voronezh;
I. Isaev, independent curator and young collector;
Z.Masud, Middle East art-market specialist, Moscow-London;
E.Soboleva, specialist at artsy.net, New York;
M.Shalueva, owner of Artsvit Gallery, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine and others;
Ksenia Podoynitsina – Gallery 21 founder & NCA SOKOL co-founder, Moscow.
THE GLOBAL ART COMPASS
20 SEPTEMBER, SATURDAY, 15:00
The Global Art Compass book cover
Curators, critics and art-dealers don’t have any right for monopolization spectators’ views, but spectators should define directions of their search on their own – that’s crucial for Alistair Hicks, an author of a bookThe Global Art Compass. New Directions in 21st-Century Art. During the presentation he will talk about the ways to set up the inner compass.
THE ART MARKET: ALTERNATIVE MODELS BY ARTISTS
20 SEPTEMBER, SATURDAY, 17:00
The Newest Standard, Tidens Krav
Which forms does the art market take when it turns into the next artistic experiment? Does it turn into the piece of art or, on the contrary, reduce the creativity to commerce? Artist run enterprise Tidens Krav, from Oslo, A Gentil Carioca Gallery from Rio de Janeiro, fictitious artist and dealer Reena Spaulingz – all of them shift the market standards, blurring the difference between commerce and creativity.
ART WORLD GONE DIGITAL: DISCOVERING AND COLLECTING ART ONLINE
SEPTEMBER 20—21, SATURDAY, 13:00
Elena Soboleva, will hold intimate discussions about her experience with the online art space and using digital tools to stay on top of the shifting art market. From Instagram trends to online auctions and algorithms which power the art world, she will examine ways to discover and collect art online. Drawing on her experiences, studio visits and international fairs, this workshop will consider how the digital space is innovating the art world.