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The international contemporary art festival EverArt Weekend took place online last weekend. ITMO University hosted a number of events dedicated to the role of science and technology in modern culture and art.
Self-isolation got you yawning? From music, sci-fi and comedy to history and art, here are some tip-top podcasts serving some essential mental nourishment!
“How to make culture digital?” - this is a question that has been brought up at the recent Lectorium 2.0. Senior employees of theaters, museums and concert halls from Russia, Azerbaijan, Belgium and Sweden spoke online about how they were facing isolation and their attempts at solving the associated problems. Read about the future’s relevant professions, new formats and virtual guests in this article by ITMO.NEWS.
If isolation has you doodling, how about trying some traditional Russian patterns? Flowers and berries and all sorts of vines, colorful, joyful and just elaborate enough to bring out your calm, happy, inner artist.
A recent Open Day by the staff of ITMO University’s Master’s program in Art & Science included a discussion on the topic “AI, Machines, Microorganisms. The Place of Humans in Future Art”. Its participants – media artists and the program’s speakers – discussed the current situation in which art is made without human involvement and creativity is no longer a trait exclusive to our species. Among the participants were Dimitri Ozerkov, head of the program and director of the Contemporary Art Department of the Hermitage Museum, Ippolit Markelov, bio-artist and biologist, Ildar Yakubov, media artist, Natalia Fedorova, mediapoet, and Ekaterina Nikitina, posthuman studies expert.
Masterpieces out of toilet paper? Ballet in the kitchen? Art is alive and exploring all sorts of new forms, away from traditional venues and straight into our homes. And it has probably never been more authentic and personal.
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!
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.
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.
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.