Educational Program for teenagers  | 
Educational Program for teenagers

At educational events for teenagers conducted by young Russian artists, youngsters will be taught some practical artistic skills. Also, they will learn about leading international artists of the last thirty years, main current trends in the art process, and personal experience of the speakers. Students
will be invited to learn the skills of working with collage, photo and video assemblage, and the basic principles of digital video editing.



Alla Afonina (Russia) – artist, graduate of Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography and Multimedia

Vera Laponkina (Russia) – artist, graduate of Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography
and Multimedia

Viktoria Marchenkova (Russia) – artist, art historian, teacher at Rodchenko Moscow School 
of Photography and Multimedia

Taisia Krugovikh (Russia) – video artist, graduate of Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography
and Multimedia, teacher at Kids’ School of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA)


The program includes the following master classes:

  • June 30, 4-5:30pm – Alla Afonina. Working with Archive Photographs (Recycling)
  • July 3, 4-5:30pm – Alla Afonina. Creation of Portrait Allegories
  • July 7, 4-5:30pm – Vera Laponkina. Stencils: Andy Warhol, Banksy
  • July 10, 4-5:30pm – Vera Laponkina. Collage: Robert Rauschenberg, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque
  • July 14, 4-5:30pm – Viktoria Marchenkova. Video Performance: The Lessons of Marina Abramović
  • July 17, 4-5:30pm – Viktoria Marchenkova. How to Make Your Own TV: Ant Farm, Pirate Television, and Ryan Trekartin
  • July 21, 4-5:30pm – Taisia Krugovikh. Making Audiovisual Works for Various Purposes
    (Art History in Cinema or Social Project)
  • July 24, 4-5:30pm – Taisia Krugovikh. Editing and Completion of a Video Work
July 2, 2014

On June 24 and 25, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art began. 3069 applications by artists under 35 from 84 countries of the world were submitted for the competition, which lasted from November 2013 through March 2014. David Elliott, Artistic Director of the Biennale, proposed the motto A Time for Dreams as the general theme, and curated the main Biennale project, which presented works by 83 artists from 32 countries of the world.

June 17, 2014

The educational program of the Biennale, curated by Antonio Geusa and coordinated by Ekaterina Razdumina, is entitled Wise Advice, and aims at helping young artists to find answers to various questions that concern their creative growth and career development.