Collection of essays about artistic statements in Belarusian contemporary art

Revision group:
diptych “Revision. Part I”
and “Revision. Part II”,
2005

ZBOR #40

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Revision group: Maksim Vakulchik, Janna Grak, Andrei Dureika, Andrey Loginov, Maxim Tyminko 

Oxana Gourinovitch:
graphic series
“Seven glances at Minsk”,
2003 – 2007

ZBOR #39

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Vasiliy Vasiliev:
personal exhibition
“Atlantism in Armageddon”,
2005

ZBOR #38

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Israel Basov:
painting “Red Landscape”,
1993

ZBOR #37

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Oleg Yushko
and Kirill Lubenec:
installation “Museum of Bruno”,
2006

ZBOR #36

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Anna Chkolnikova:
installation “High Hills”,
2010

ZBOR #35

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Aleksander Komarov:
“Immersion of Reality
/ No title”,
2002 – 2004

ZBOR #34

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Sergey Shabohin:
total installation
“Art Terrorism.
From Partisans to Activism”,
2011

ZBOR #33

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Antonina Slobodchikova:
installation
“JANO TUT (It Is Here)”,
2011 — 2012

ZBOR #32

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Vladimir Tsesler and
Sergey Voichenko:
installation “Century Project:
Twelve from the XX”,
1999 – 2000

ZBOR #31

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Lena Davidovich:
multimedia installation
“Book of Ezekiel”,
2009

ZBOR #30

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Siarhiej Babareka:
found object
“Red Carchitectural Object”,
1997

ZBOR #29

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Marina Naprushkina:
cycle “Office for
Anti-Propaganda”,
since 2007

ZBOR #28

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Alexej Koschkarow:
action “Guerra di torta” /
“Cake War”,
2000

ZBOR #27

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Mikhail Gulin:
actions “I am not …”,
“Personal Monument”,
“Hole”,
2008 – 2012

ZBOR #26

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Bergamot group:
series of performances
“Organic Life”
and “Organic Work”,
2000 – 2012

ZBOR #25

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Zhanna Gladko:
cycle “Inciting Force”,
2012

ZBOR #24

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Vika Mitrichenko:
installation “Aesop’s Pets”,
2006

ZBOR #23

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Alexey Lunev:
drawing “There is Nothing”,
2009

ZBOR #22

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Maxim Tyminko,
Gleb Choutov, Maja Ilic:
“Beguiling Orpheus”,
2006

ZBOR #21

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Artur Klinau:
cycle “Sweet Straw Life”,
2002 – 2003

ZBOR #20

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Olga Sazykina:
installation
“Dialog or Tablecloth of Petals”,
1997

ZBOR #19

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Leon Tarasewicz:
painting in architecture
in Viciebsk Art Museum,
1995

ZBOR #18

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Sergey Kiryuschenko:
multimedia project
“High Time to Get Down to
Down to Earth Art”,
2006 – 2012

ZBOR #17

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Igor Tishin:
total installation
“Light Partisan Movement”,
1997

ZBOR #16

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Evelina Domnich
and Dmitry Gelfand:
“Sound Levitation”,
2007

ZBOR #15

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The Belarusian Climate group:
photographic performance
“The Conquest of
Belarusian Deserts”,
1988

ZBOR #14

Tania Arcimović retraces the history of development of the Belarusian Climate group (BC), analyzes one of the key art works by the group The Conquest of Belarusian Deserts (1988) – and provides insight into the term ′environment′, which became subject to the group’s creative studies in their numerous exhibitions.

Alexey Velikjanin:
conceptual actions,
1995 – 1998

ZBOR #13

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Oleg Tcherny:
video “La linea generale”,
2010

ZBOR #12

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Ales Pushkin:
action “Gift to the President.
For a Fruitful 5-year Work!”,
1999

ZBOR #11

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Janna Grak:
site-specific installation “Mural”,
2008

ZBOR #10

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Andrei Liankevich:
cycle “Goodbye, Motherland”,
2011 – 2016

ZBOR #9

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Ludmila Rusova:
performance “After”,
1997

ZBOR #8

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Anna Sokolova:
cycle “Ornament”,
2008 – 2016

ZBOR #7

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Vitaly Kalgin (Bismark):
painting
“Red Emperor or The Patriarch”,
1987

ZBOR #6

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Lipovy Cvet group:
actions in public space,
2010 – 2011

ZBOR #5

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Igor Savchenko:
conceptual series of 9 photographs
“The Invisible”,
1992 – 1994

ZBOR #4

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Andrei Dureika:
urban intervention
“Academy of Arts,
Academy of Life”,
1997

ZBOR #3

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Tamara Sokolova:
an exhibition project
“Some are Such.
Others are Such”,
2014

ZBOR #2

Tatyana Kondratenko tells about the momentous personal exhibition of sculptor Tamara Sokolova: Some are such. Others are such (Odni – takie. Drugie – takie), which took place in 2014 in The Memorial Museum of Zaire Azgur (Minsk, Belarus). She also describes the way in which the artist’s conceptual and plastic approaches have developed/transformed, based on the examples of sculptural works created over the past decade.

Galina Moskaleva and
Vladimir Shakhlevich:
a series of photographs
“Madhouse” (“Durdom”),
1991 – 1992

ZBOR #1

An essay by Olga Bubich on a controversial series of photographs/document Madhouse (Durdom) taken by Galina Moskaleva and Vladimir Shakhlevich in a historical turning point: the period of liquidation of the USSR and proclamation of independent Belarus. By means of creating a collage, the artists compare the image and energy of the rally in Minsk on November 7, 1991 with children-patients in the mental house in Novinki.

Intro

ZBOR is a key special project of the Belarusian contemporary art research platform KALEKTAR. The project was designed as a constantly updated magazine about artistic propositions, created during the last decades.

All the essays and publications are specially written by Belarusian critics in the framework of the project and describe specific works by artists, groups and institutions. ZBOR is one of the key resources of the platform and an instrument that assists in constructing an archive.