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Winery opened an exhibition ’The Best Photos Russia- 2016’


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On February 15, the Center for Contemporary Art Winery, opened one of the main annual projects of the Centre - the exhibition Best of Russia ( «Best Photos of Russia»). Nearly 300 photographs, telling about the life of Russia in 2016. The exhibition consists of five sections - «Nature», «People. Developments. Everyday life «,» Architecture «,» Style «and the special theme of» Take the happiness. «

The exhibition was opened by the Minister of Culture of Russia Vladimir Medina, Minister of Moscow Government, Head of the Moscow Department of Culture Alexander Kibovsky, president of the Foundation for Support of Contemporary Art Winery Sofia Trotsenko, the curator of the project «Best photos of Russia», the executive director of the Fund to Support Contemporary Art Winery Lina Krasnyanskaya.

Vladimir Medina: «In the 19th century, when people were just learning to take pictures, it was such a complicated, time-consuming, requiring special knowledge process that the best photos are taken on a par with the artists at the Academy of Fine Arts. Since then, the process has become easier, any of us can press the shutter button, but the ability to capture a moment, to convey the full sense of the life, character and capture the event - it is still an art. «

Sofia Trotsenko noted that the contest was sent more than 25 thousands of photos, the exhibit includes about 300 shots. «The project brings together the entire country through a love of photography, it involves all regions of Russia», - added Sofia Trotsenko.

Lina Krasnyanskaya thanked the jury of Best of Russia for their great job of selecting the best pictures of the tens of thousands of applicants, all project participants and partners: official partner of S7 Airlines, fotoholding Pro Lab, School of Visual Arts Natalia Udartseva, Arbeitskollektiv design bureau, as well as media partners: TASS, the newspaper Metro, the Geo magazine, the SNC, Profile, radio Kommersant FM, television station MIR.

Among the guests of the exhibition were the Deputy Minister of Culture Alexander Zhuravsky, Deputy Head of the Department of Culture, Vladimir Filippov, chief architect of Moscow, Sergei Kuznetsov, Director of the State Museum and Exhibition Association «ROSIZO» Sergey Perov, Director of the Multimedia Art Museum Olga Sviblova, executive director of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art Vasily Tsereteli, co-owner of the gallery «Triumph» Dmitry Hankin, Head of the Department of contemporary art at the State Heritage Dmitry Ozerkov, director of the Moscow school of photography and multimedia named Rodchenko Elena Lungin and Irina Assumption, general director of the Jewish museum, Alexander Beard, Pulitzer Prize and World Press Award Photo, photographer James Hill, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and World Press Photo Prize Sergey Ponomarev, journalist Alexander Budberg.

The exhibition «Best Photos of Russia - 2016»
Feb 16 - March 26
4th Syromyatnicheskiy per., D. 1, p. 6
Tue-Sun 12: 00-20: 00.
Ticket price: 250 rubles.


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