November 2020


November 9, 2020
The main event of Vkhutemas`s 100th anniversary year - “Vkhutemas 100. The school of avant-garde” opened in the Moscow Museum.

The exhibition describes the role of Higher Art and Technical Studios (“Vkhutemas” as a Russian acronym) as a founder of modern art, design, architecture, textile and polygraph Universities. The exhibition includes art, graphic, sculpture, architect projects, porcelain, textile, furniture, pieces of art and graphic design created by Higher Art students, reflecting art experiments of the avant-garde period.  

Moscow Polytechnic University presented both in the historical part of exhibition and in the “Successor Hall” that demonstrates continuity and development of Vkhutemas traditions. Today`s students and graduates present their works from printed graphics and press types to modern illustration and multimedia design in the Hall.

In the terms of “Project activities” the students of Moscow State University of Printing Arts of Ivan Fedorov (former Moscow Polygraphic Institute) and Moscow Poly media industry developed special projects for the exhibition:

- the augmented reality map of Vkhutemas Moscow;
- the series of posters “Little members of Vkhutemas”;
- the series of souvenirs and multimedia “Little members of Vkhutemas”.

The exhibition curator – Alexandra Selivanova.
The curator of the polygraphic department– Rustam Gabbasov.

A number of scientific and educational events will be held within the exhibition.

The international scientific conference “Vkhutemas space in the world culture of XX-XXI centuries” takes place 9-15 November.

Our University organizes the section “The heritage of Vkhutemas Polygraphic department: traditions and contemporaneity”. The section will be opened November 13, 2pm-6pm and November 15, 12 pm- 3 pm.

The organizer of the section is Ekaterina Hohlogorskaya, the head of Higher School of Print and Media industry. The moderator is Georgiy Mahashvili, an associate professor of the department “Illustration and print”.

Moscow Polytechnic University will host life broadcast on Vkhutemas subject.
There will be thematic videos, curator tours, interviews with graduates, students and professors of Moscow State University of Printing Arts of Ivan Fedorov and a prize quiz.

November, 17
The lecture-hall of the Moscow Museum will present the editorial programs of Moscow Polytechnic University, confined to the 100th anniversary of Vkhutemas:

7 pm: “The Vkhutemas polygraphic department. Essays of different years” by Natalia Adaskina;
8 pm: “Art. Graphics” – the album of “Drawing and painting” department of Moscow Polytechnic University.

Ekaterina Hohlogorskaya, the head of Higher School of Print and Media industry, is in charge of presentations.

December, 1
The presentation of Leonard`s Chertkov book “Vkhutemas – Vkhutein. The poligraphic department. 1920-1930.” in the lecture-hall of the Moscow Museum.

Rustam Gabbasov, the curator of polygraphic department, is in charge of the presentation “Vkhutemas 100. The school of avant-garde”.

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