Within UK-Russia Creative Bridge 2020-21 programme the Yekaterinburg History Museum, in partnership with «Arts Territory» platform, will launch an online course on the connections between people and places. The exchange of experience between the Yekaterinburg city community and leading UK specialists will increase people’s understanding of local contexts.
The course, to be launched on 2 February 2021, will consist of a series of lectures and will last for 5 weeks. Attendance is free, but registration is required.
Among the invited speakers will be artists and curators Kasia Sobucka, Natalia Janula, the They Are There duet, Malgosia Lewandowska, Nahum, and other creatives who explore and reflect in their works connections between people and places. There will be also a presentation by Yekaterinburg-based curators including representatives of Dom Metenkova museum of photography and Plotinka architectural bureau.
Attendees of the lectures will learn how territories, maps, landscapes and travel are reflected in contemporary art and will explore new tools of urban studies and the presentation of urban spaces. They will have chance to ask questions and even receive some pieces of advice from speakers on their own art projects.
The programme includes ten lectures. They will be delivered online via Zoom, in English and with simultaneous translation into Russian, twice a week – on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The first talk will be delivered by Kasia Sobucka, founder of Arts Territory, on 2 February at 5:00 pm Moscow time. The full programme in Russian is available on the project website.
Please register following the link below before 2 February 2021. In the confirmation email you will receive the full programme of the course.
The course Arts Territory on Ural is part of City Schools programme.