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  • This Stay-At-Home Weekend in St. Petersburg: March 21-22, 2020

    Self-isolation doesn't mean getting bored. With St. Petersburg cultural landmarks closed until further notice, we'd like to take you on a no-expenses-needed tour of Russia’s unusual regional museums. Pour yourself that cuppa – and let’s go!

    18.03.2020

  • ITMO’s Intelligentsia Culture Club: Be Kinder to Others and Never Fear Change

    We all know that St. Petersburg is a city where culture in all its diverse shapes and forms can be found in abundance – what with all the libraries, theaters and museums that surround you literally every time you go out for a walk. Sometimes it feels like the magic of its theaters, museums and libraries can only be discovered by the trusted few. Well, those at Intelligentsia, ITMO’s culture club, happen to know just how to break this uncanny spell. 

    10.03.2020

  • Nahid Aktar: The Combination of Art and Science has a Broad Future

    Coming all the way from the subtropical monsoon climate of Bangladesh, Nahid Aktar is a Master’s student at ITMO University’s Art & Science program where she explores new ways of teaching as she grows her professional career.   

    05.03.2020

  • Smaragda Georgouli: Art is Not a Hobby, It’s a Way of Life

    Smaragda (Esmeralda) Georgouli comes from Greece, she is currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s in Athens, studying European and International Studies, at the University of Piraeus. She came to ITMO for an exchange semester in Industrial ecology. Fascinated by her point of view on different subjects — especially on her interest in art — we decided to have a small chat. 

    27.02.2020

  • Not Conflict, But Synergy: On Salvador Dali’s Relationship with Science

    Sergei Stafeev, a professor at ITMO University and a leading expert on optics and art & science, will deliver a lecture titled “Salvador Dali and Science” on February 6 as part of a major exhibition of the Spanish artist’s works. He will examine the examples of harmonious synthesis of science and art, as well as the mutual influence between these fields in the 20th century. We spoke with Professor Stafeev to find out more about the exhibition, Dali’s scientific endeavors, and notable works in the field of art & science.

    05.02.2020

  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Soviet Art and Holo Eyes in Manege

    The Manege – a massive exhibition center on St. Isaac’s Square – can be the quintessential St. Petersburg experience, blending classical grandeur of with modern, sometimes quirky themes.

    17.01.2020

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: December 28–29, 2019

    Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it! We have quite an unfestive weekend program on our hands, for better or worse, but remember that you can always up the holiday factor thanks to the numerous winter fairs happening all throughout the city. But for now, here’s what this overview has to offer: a weighty sculpture exhibition, a magical ice festival, a celebration of hairdressing as art, and otherworldly paintings!

    25.12.2019

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: November 30 – December 1, 2019

    Smoothly slide into winter with our regular overview of the best weekend events in St. Petersburg! Featuring: two fairs, one holiday-themed and one with a soupçon of such; a snazzy digital exhibition and an international festival of gingerbread art!

    27.11.2019

  • Science and Art Come Together at the “New Anthropology” Exposition

    Last fall, “New Anthropology”, a unique project uniting Russian artists and scientists to create technological art, was launched at Pavlov Institute of Physiology. 15 exhibits became the outcome of the project including immersive installation, media- and soundart. Read on to learn more about the idea behind it, the story of the country’s first naukograd (science city) and the significance of the exhibition. 

    25.10.2019

  • Unexplored St. Petersburg: Perfect Artist's Retreat

    Craving autumn beauty with a unique artistic vibe? Check out Penaty, a country estate of a famous Russian artist Ilya Repin.

    11.10.2019