Educational program designed for young Russian artists, students of art universities and colleges. The program aims to develop young artists’ creative potential and critical thinking, establish a playground for their professional communication and support their new art projects. Since 2000, more than 120 young artists from different Russian cities took part in the program. Lectures and workshops are delivered by the invited Russian and foreign curators, critics and artists, the content of the program varying from year to year, depending on invited experts. Works of students and alumni of the program were displayed at the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in Russia and abroad: at the main project of Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow International Biennale of Young Art, the Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art in Ekaterinburg, Armory Show in New York, the parallel program of the Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art and others. The program participants became nominees and laureates of the Russian State “Innovation” Prize for Contemporary Art, Kandinsky Prize and Sergey Kuryokhin Award.
Supported by the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation.