Bergman. Metamorphosis

13 Nov 2018 – 27 Jan 2019

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The State Gallery on Solyanka together with the Embassy of Sweden in Russia presents the exhibition “Bergman.Metamorphosis "dedicated to the   100th anniversary of the birth of one of the key filmmakers of the 20th century Ingmar Bergman.

The exhibition project, which was curated by Karina Karaeva, brings together works by contemporary artists, inspired by or engaging in dialogue with the cinema language, aesthetics and the personality of Igmar Bergman. In a series of video works, installations, photographs of paintings and objects, the authors comprehend and reveal the subtle aspects of the wizard method. Allegory, deconstruction of the narrative, the suspension, the maximum shape the symbolism inherent in the cinematic language Bergman, appears in all sorts of variations in the works of Christine Lucas (Spain), Natasha Danberg (Sweden), Corinna Schnitt (Germany), Alena Tereshko, Victor Alimpiev group "Gentle woman" and other Russian and foreign artists.

The exhibition was opened by the Ambassador of Sweden in the Russian Federation Peter Erikson: “Like any great person, Ingmar Bergman had a significant impact on the entire world culture. It was important for us to get away from the traditional demonstration of Bergman’s contribution to cinema and show how his ideas are interpreted and developed in contemporary art, dance, theater and music. ”

“We wanted to comprehend the work of one of the most distinctive directors, but not to make it head-on, turning over his wonderful film making, but to actualize his attitude by inviting contemporary artists who are familiar with the master’s method of working ,” says Margarita Osepian, chief curator of the State Gallery on Solyanka .

Exhibitors: Yulia Zastava, Alexandra Mitlyanskaya, Corinna Schnitt, Natasha Danberg, Kristina Lukas, Gentle Women, Alyona Tereshko, Lyudmila Gorlova, Alina Mokhryakova, Victor Alimpiev, Lor Pruvost, Alexander Olkhovsky, Alexander Chistov, Sonya Viss, Yury Sv, Yury Vykhryakov, Yury Yevra, Yury Z. , Elena Berg, Markus Linden, Annika Larsson, #nextstop art group (Katerina Chadina, Katya Pomelova).


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