The program “German video art in the Russian Museum” is organized in cooperation with Goethe-Institut and “Video-Forum” (Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin). The curators have selected eight pieces of art of video artists from Germany and other countries.
James Bonk in Matt Blackfinger
1988, 00:11:40, PAL, color, sound, PAL, 4:3
(born in Japan, 1961, nowadays lives in Berlin)
Akiko Hada the Japanese media artist is famous for her video and animation works, music videos, filming of the art performances and concerts. Her works are full of music and peculiar humor, as for example the video performance «
«puppet parody to the third part of Bondiana (Goldfinger, 1964) created with the “Japanese American Toy Theater of London” and composer David Toop.» is a
Agent 0016, a wind-up clockwork aubergine toy pear is attacked by plastic ninja and murdered by being painted matt black on a beach in the tropics. Agent 0017, a plastic green toy Godzilla is sent on a mission to investigate this murder. Agent 0017 is a real ladies' man, that is, a real Barbie dolls'. He often repeats “My name is Bonk. James Bonk”. “James Bonk” is an incredibly ridiculous parody to spy movies.
September 1 the lecture of Stefan Lutschinger the Associate Lecturer in Digital Publishing and Media at Middlesex University in London will take place in the Marble Palace (in Russian).
25 november 2022—16 january 2023
This exhibition of works by People’s Artist of the Russian Federation and Head of the Academic Painting Faculty of the Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Art and Industry Evgeny Romashko is timed to coincide with the artist’s 60th birthday. Approximately 70 works of his from over the years will be displayed.
23 september—13 november 2022
Taming the Chaos, a solo exhibition of the work of Igor Tcholaria, numbers some 60 paintings, graphic artworks and sculptures. Igor Tcholaria was born in Abkhazia, which stretches along the coast of the Black Sea. He received his basic grounding in art at the Sukhumi Art School, and subsequently continued his education in Leningrad, at the Vera Mukhina School and the Academy of Arts.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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