This month, Irina Aristarkhova gave lectures at the International Symposium of Media Culture PRO&CONTRA, Solyanka Gallery, the Moscow Architecture School and MediaUdar: International Festival of Activist Art in Moscow.
Aristarkhova spoke on October 18 at the International Symposium of Media Culture PRO&CONTRA; titled “Visual Splits: New Media Matters.” The symposium took place in the same space as Moscow Biennale (September 20 — October 20, 2013), Manège Exhibition Hall. The organizers of this event are Manège and MediaArtLab. More information can be found at: http://procontra.mediaartlab.ru/en/programme/
On October 19, she gave a public lecture at Solyanka Gallery’s performance art program organized and led by Lena Kovylina, a leading performance artist in Russia. More information can be found here (in Russian only): http://solyanka.org/events/131/ Aristarkhova also lectured at the new Moscow Architecture School (http://www.march.ru/en/) and participated in the MediaUdar: International Festival of Activist Art (http://mediaudar.net).