Pasture Still Green? (Pakistan)

Dreams tainted with disillusionment. Ideals intruded upon and disturbed by reality. Greener pastures – do they exist? Where do they exist?

Muzzumil Ruheel, Yak Yak Yak, 2012. New media Installation. Image Courtesy Artist

Organizers: National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) 
Venue: Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), 17, Ermolaevsky Pereulok 
Dates: June 25 – August 10, 2014


The prevailing unrest of the existing times is mirrored in the mounting restlessness and frustration in the youth of the world. Media domination has further aggravated the situation, creating disparity and confusion, blurring the borders between fantasy and reality. As a result, the sense of confinement felt especially by those living in war-torn and inflation stricken developing countries has heightened.

Recognizing, questioning and tackling, four artists respond to their perception of truth.

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.