April 20, Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award exhibition featuring several CYLAND MediaArtLab artists and projects opened in St. Petersburg. This year, CYFEST was named the Best Festival in the Field of Contemporary Art at the ceremony that took place at the second stage of Tovstonogov Big Drama Theatre.
One of the goals for the Art Award is finding and supporting promising artists, curators and musicians, to raise the status of contemporary art and to integrate it in the international cultural life. Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award is specifically focused on the principles of the «Popular Mechanics»: provocation, performance, improvisation and unexpectedness. Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award commemorates the synthesis of various forms of art, the search for new meanings and the revolutionary courage – the only kind that can change the world.
April 20 – May 16, 2019
Ligovsky 73, St. Petersburg
For more information, visit http://www.kuryokhin.net