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Artistic communities in Russia: the studios, artists’ colonies, circles, creative societies, salons
Dr hab. Katarzyna Osiska
Professor at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)

Author semester 2013/2014
Series of workshops
Cinema Room, 6pm

Admission free

Workshops are conducted in Polish.


Workshop I
Mon 10 February 2014
Early twentieth-century Saint Petersburg as a place where the idea of “life-creation” (zhiznetvorchestvo) found its embodiment: the societies and circles

Workshop II
Mon 10 March 2014
Koktebel in Crimea: an informal artists’ colony established by the poet Maximilian Voloshin

Workshop III

Mon 19 May 2014
Studios of free dance: a network of amateur artistic groups, which were particularly active in the 1920s, inspired by the performances of Isadora Duncan and, among other things, the ideas of Émil Jaques-Dalcroze

Workshop IV i V

Mon 2 June 2014
Lianozovo in the 1970s, the place where Moscow Conceptualism was born

Contemporary art groups and theatre projects

Katarzyna Osiska, PhD, is Professor at the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN). Her main area of research is twentieth-century Russian theatre, especially its studio and laboratory dimension. Her other interests include cultural transfer. She has curated programmes designed to promote Polish theatre internationally. Her major publications include monographs Klasztory i laboratoria (2003) and Teatr rosyjski XX wieku wobec tradycji (2009).

Programme coordinators:
Dariusz Kosiski
Sylwia Fiakiewicz:
Karolina Wycisk: