[artinfo] 1. Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

Iara Boubnova iaraica at spnet.net
Mon Jan 24 15:09:38 CET 2005

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

On behalf of the curatorial team of the 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary
Art  "Dialectics of Hope" it gives us great pleasure to invite you for the
opening at January 28, 2005 at 7.30 pm, at the former Lenin Museum (2/3
Revolution Sq., near the Red Square)

Artists: Boris Achour, Saâdane Afif, Pilar Albarracín, Jennifer Allora &
Guillermo Calzadilla, Pawel Althamer, Vasco Araújo, Micol Assaël, Michael
Beutler, Johanna Billing, Blue Noses Group, BlueSoup Group, John Bock, Jay
Chung & Q Takeki Maeda, Santiago Cirugeda Parejo, Jeremy Deller, Trisha
Donnelly, Sam Durant, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Carlos Garaicoa Manso, Gelatin,
Subodh Gupta, Koo Jeong-A, Alexei Kallima, Irina Korina, Constantin Luser,
Ivan Moudov, Aydan Murtezaoglu , Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, Melik Ohanian,
Paulina Olowska, Diego Perrone , Michael S. Riedel, De Rijke / De Rooij,
Tomas Saraceno, Tino Sehgal, Santiago Sierra, Rostan Tavasiev, David
Ter-Oganyan, Fatimah Tuggar, Clemens von Wedemeyer

Curators: Joseph Backstein, Daniel Birnbaum, Iara Boubnova, Nicolas
Bourriaud, Rosa Martínez, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Commissioner: Evgeny Zyablov, Director of the State Centre for Museums and
Exhibitions ROSIZO.

Organizers: Ministry of Culture and Mass Communication of the Russian
Federation; Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography; Moscow City Hall;

Venues: The main project will be realized at the former Lenin Museum (2/3
Revolution Sq., near the Red Square), Museum of Architecture (5a
Vozdvizhenka Street) and the metro station "Vorobiovi gori" (Red Line of the
underground transportation net). The working time is 11am - 8 pm except
Mondays. The metro station is open from 6 am till 1 am every day.

Program: The main project of the 1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art  is
accompanied by 24 special projects representing contemporary international
and Russian art and a wide parallel program. The projects are located in the
major state museums and exhibition venues around the center of the city.

The catalogue  will be published for the opening in two volumes - in English
and in Russian.

1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: January 28- February 28, 2005
Press conference:January, 26
Press preview: January, 27

info at moscowbiennale.ru
press at moscowbiennale.ru

tel. +7 095 514 51 24

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