BLOCK 1: ART AND MUSIC
1. 16:00-16:20 Russian Contemporary Art Week (RCAW) in Berlin. Moscow edition: "In search of harmony"
RCAW is a Berlin-based project promoting contemporary Russian art and helping Russian artists to make a name for themselves in the European space. The project aims at showcasing contemporary Russian art in all the richness of its styles and artistic techniques, revealing philosophies and concepts behind the creative process, expanding opportunities for cooperation and artistic collaboration for the promotion of mutual understanding among nations.
Speaker: Yulia Tet, curator of the Russian Contemporary Art Week
2. 16:20-16:40 "The Future of Art": interdisciplinary practices for adolescents
Creative studio for adolescents "The Future of Art" is a ROSIZO project designed to introduce an interdisciplinary approach to extended education/early vocational training programs. Classes held at the studio are aimed at providing theoretical and practical insights into the interplay between science, arts and technologies in the present-day world on the basis art&science materials. Classes are conducted by artists and a scientific consultant. Course curators are art&science experts Olga Remnyova, Natalia Fuks.
Speaker: Olga Remnyova, co-curator and co-educator at the creative studio (jointly with Natalia Fuks)
3. 16:40-17:00 A classical music concert in the 21st century: how to make it meaningful?
A team of classical musicians and contemporary artists called Škola crew. They perform solo and as a band, tell the audience about obscure facts and accompany their performance with original multimedia and animated scenes.
Speaker: Alexandra Stefanova, creator of Škola crew project, pianist
BLOCK 2: INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
4. 17:00-17:20 VeloNotte: Startup about startups (Berlin, Moscow... Siberia)
Fostering city literacy is what public initiatives of the international project VeloNotte are aiming at. Over 100,000 people took part in nighttime walks, including in such places as Berlin, Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, where VeloNotte activities were dedicated to innovations of the recent past.
Speakers: Sergey Nikitin, Rector, VeloNotte Academy; Marina Avdonina, scientific advisor, VeloNotte Academy.
5. 17:20-17:40 Dreams of something bigger
A story about how we were looking for money and sponsors to fund our eco-cultural project, but then, by a fluke, started to make money on our own, created a design bureau and now are supporting startups, environmental and cultural foundations.
Speaker: Pavel Chvilyov, Founder, Artel architectural bureau
BLOCK 3: ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN, TECHNOLOGIES
6. 17:40-18:00 What is inventiveness?
Speaker: inventor, entrepreneur, idea execution specialist, expert in the field of personal digital manufacturing technologies. Founder of Izobrulo inventors' bureau, curator of Object Design/Design of the Future academic stream at the Design School, Higher School of Economics
7. 18:00-18:20 Architectural intervention as a business model
No demand for all things new? Let us define the problem ourselves and then set out to resolve it. The results may lead to some unexpected opportunities.
Speaker: Elena Kropaneva, partner with Latoon design bureau
8. 18:20-18:40 Kuflex: contemporary digital art without borders
We will talk briefly about our studio Kuflex. Why we are genuinely inspired by what we are doing. How interactive video technologies are transforming perceptions about contemporary digital art and approaches to the creation of exhibition spaces. From now on, a spectator is an active participant in the creative process; from now on, there are no borders between an art object and an art connoisseur.
Speakers: Ksenia Lyashenko, producer at studio Kuflex, Igor Tatarnikov, artist at studio Kuflex, and Denis Perevalov, programmer at studio Kuflex
9. 18:40-19:00 Involving young creative professionals in city projects
We will briefly talk about the importance of openness, interdisciplinary approach in an architect's work and interaction with professionals from other fields, about the profession in a changing world, and why young professionals should be given a chance to fulfill their creative potential. About the past and present projects of Dmitrovka artistic association.
Speaker: Ivan Matveev, architect, founder of Dmitrovka artistic association
10. 19:00-19:20 The future of fashion – sustainable clothing and cyclical business model
Fashion and textile industry poses some of the gravest threats to humanity and, by the same token, offers an enormous potential for improving the quality of life. The problem results from the immense environmental damage, while the potential is associated with the sustainability solutions which the fashion industry currently has at its disposal and the ability of fashion to become the main channel for raising public awareness about sustainability issues.
Speaker: Olga Johnston-Antonova, Circular Fashion Russia, sustainable and cyclical fashion expert, style consultant, fashion historian, trend analyst. Founder of educational and outreach project Circular Fashion Russia.