Calvert 22 Presents Practice For Everyday Life: Young Artists from Russia


LONDON.- In association with the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) Moscow, and Centre for Contemporary Art – Winzavod, Calvert 22 presents new work from a selection of emerging artists from Russia. This unique presentation aims to convey a vivid sense of current artistic practice in Russia and introduce a new generation of artists and perspectives to the UK. The presentation is on view from March 23 through 29 May 2011 at Calvert 22. The participating artists have been co-selected by Joseph Backstein (Director of ICA, Moscow and Commissioner of the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art) and David Thorp (Calvert 22 Associate Artistic Director) and drawn from the ICA, Moscow and the prestigious START programme, established by the Centre for Contemporary Art – Winzavod in order to promote and develop young artists from across Russia. Both the ICA, Moscow, and Centre for Contemporary Art – Winzavod, have created