CYFEST-13 Open Call for Young Artists: Results Announcement

Международная образовательная программа «Искусство и наука / Art & Science» Университета ИТМО
Image: International Art&Science Program, ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia

CYLAND Media Art Lab is pleased to announce the results of the CYFEST-13 open call for young artists. This year the list of finalists includes participants of the PRO ARTE School for Young Artists and the students of the Art & Science International Program, ITMO University.

The PRO ARTE School for Young Artists

Irina Heinz

Alina Kugush

Masha Shabanova & Evgeny Korelin

Karina Dracheva

Art & Science International Program, ITMO University

Galina Alferova

Alexander Pogrebnyak 

Grigory Kirgizov 

The PRO ARTE School for Young Artists

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.

Art & Science International Program, ITMO University

Art & Science is Russia’s first-ever Master’s program to combine top-tier science art expertise and state-of-the-art laboratories in order to train specialists who will tackle the global challenges of the 21st century.

Students of the program have the opportunity to pick one of two majors, as well as an area of specialization in the field of art&science: BioArt, Optics+Art, AI Art, Video/AR/VR +Art, Robotic Art, NeuroArt.