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Kristina Dryagina took part in the NEMOSKVA Curatorial School

Kristina Dryagina took part in the NEMOSKVA Curatorial School for regional experts with other curators from all around Russia. She was the only representative of the Arctic region.

The theme of the project: “The art of the document: poetics of the evidence. The two-week training schedule includes theory and practice lessons led by international and domestic lecturers, curators and researchers. Participants studied the European context of curating, as well as how curating was built in Russia. The School students developed their own projects.


  • Ilya Budraitskis. Editorial board Member of Moscow Art Magazine and LeftEast magazine, lecturer at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, and ICA Moscow.
  • Mikhail Durnenkov.  Winner of the 2019 Golden Mask theatre award for the play Utopia; one of the organizers of the Festival of Young Drama in Lyubimovka.
  • Maria Kalinina. Director of Curatorial School NEMOSKVA, editorial Board member of Moscow Art Magazine.
  • Valentinas Klimašauskas. Co-curator of the Latvian National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2019).
  • Victor Misiano. Founder and chief editor of Moscow Art Magazine, founder of Manifesta Journal. Assistant professor at the New Arts Academy NABA, Milan; Professor Emeritus, University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
  • Alla Mitrofanova. One of the founders and a participant of the first Cyber-feminist Internationale (1997, Documenta X, Kassel). Head of the Philosophical cafe, co-founder of the Cyber-Feminist Club and the Media gallery 21 in St. Petersburg.
  • Dieter Roelstraete. Curator and lecturer at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago.
  • Simon Sheikh. Director of MA program in Curating at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Member of the working group of the 3rd Bergen Assembly (2019).

The project is conducted by National Centre for Contemporary Art as a part of the NEMOSKVA program.

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Photo: Denis Shakirov