Lectures are available only for participants of the School for Young Artists program
At his lecture, Artem Filatov discusses diverse forms of contemporary art in the urban context. He will talk about international experience and theory of working with the environment, the changing roles of the viewer of contemporary art, and will share examples of art projects in Nizhny Novgorod related to street art, performance and spatial installations.
Artem Filatov is an artist, curator and founder of the Tikhaya art studio in Nizhny Novgorod. Author of objects, installations and curatorial projects based on interaction with cultural landscape and history of the city of Nizhny Novgorod, including New City: Ancient street art festival (2014-2016), Going Home exhibition at the former Nizhny Novgorod Museum of Intellectuals (2017), and the Name Garden project at the Nizhny Novgorod crematorium (2019, together with Aleksey Korsi). Filatov is a two-time recipient of the Innovation Prize (Russia, 2020: New Generation category, 2018: the Best Regional Project category), winner of the Credit Suisse Cosmoscow Prize for Young Artists (Russia, 2017), and the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art’s grant program for young Russian artists (Russia, 2016). Together with Alisa Savitskaya, he is an author of the A Brief History of Street Art in Nizhny Novgorod (Garage, 2019).
Image: Alexander Lavrov. House with the Ghosts. View of the installation at the Back Home exhibition. Former Museum of the Nizhny Novgorod Intelligentsia. Nizhny Novgorod. 2017.
Photo by Olesia Filatova