ART-GUIDE: KOENIGSBERG/KALININGRAD NOW


ORGANISERS

Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts

NGO Agency for the Support of Cultural Initiatives "Tranzit", Kaliningrad, Russia


Project Conception: Sergei Sazonov, Elena Tsvetaeva

Project Director: Elena Tsvetaeva

Curators and Managers: Danil Akimov, Iuliia Bardun, Anastasiia Karpenko

Web Design: Evgenii Palamarchuk

Participants: Evgeny Umansky, Yury Vasiliev, Dmitrii Bulatov, Elena Gladkova, Irina Pokrant, Aleksandr Popadin, Aleksandr Sologubov, Irina Chesnokova


PROJECT REALISED WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF

The Federal Agency for Culture and Film (Russia)

The European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
http://www.eurocult.org/

The Ford Foundation (Moscow, Russia)
http://www.fordfound.org/global/office/index.cfm?office=Moscow


CREDITS

Editor-in-Chief: Elena Tsvetaeva

Editor: Ivan Chechot

Editor and Proofreader for English Edition: Erika Wolf

Co-Editors: Anastasiia Karpenko, Danil Akimov

Designers: Iurii Vassil'ev, Evgenii Umanskii

Image Processing: Konstantin Baryshev

Cover Photograph: Konstantin Baryshev


TRANSLATION

Natal'ia Andreeva, Iuliia Bardun, Elena Gladkova, Anna Matveeva, Sergei Mikhailov, Andrei Portniagin, Liza Shevchenko, Nina Shtok, Inga Vassil'eva, Ol'ga Zaiachkovskaia


MEDIA SUPPORT

Kaskad Independent TV and Radio Company (Kaliningrad)

State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company (Kaliningrad)

"pH" Pro-Contemporary Art Edition (NCCA, Kaliningrad Branch)

GTRK Kaliningrad


ENGLISH EDITOR'S NOTE ON THE TRANSLITERATION SYSTEM:

With a few exceptions, Editor has used the Library of Congress system of transliteration, without diacritical marks, throughout this volume. Exceptions are in the case of well-known Russian words or names, such as Yeltsin.

2005 The authors: text, photographs
2005 Iurii Vassil'ev, Evgenii Umanskii: Design
2005 NCCA, Kaliningrad Branch
2005 Agency for Support of Cultural Initiatives "Tranzit" (Kaliningrad)

Texts, photographs, design and the title of the book are the property of the authors, the Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Russia) and the Agency for Support of Cultural Initiatives "Tranzit" (Kaliningrad, Russia). No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the authors and organisers. All rights reserved.

ISBN 5-94620-020-8

THE ORGANISERS ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE OF

Leonid Bazhanov, Mikhail Mindlin, Pavel Filippovskii, Dmitrii Machabeli (NCCA, Moscow)

Vanessa Reed, Esther Claassen, Philipp Dietachmair (European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam)

Irina Iurna, Ekaterina Solomina (Ford Foundation, Moscow)

Ol'ga Kotovskaia, Igor Rostov, Mark Borozna, Svetlana Kolbaneva, Ekaterina Karpenko, Karina Pintiiskaia (Kaskad Independent TV and Radio Company, Kaliningrad)

Wolfgang Eichwede (Bremen)

Lara Eichwede (Technische Universitat, Braunschweig)

Ol'ga Bolytcheva (Rossiiskaia gazeta, Kaliningrad)

Tat'iana Bykovskaia (St. Petersburg)

Thomas Wohlfahrt, Raik Stolzenberg (Literaturwerkstatt, Berlin)

Deirdre Glynn (Kaliningrad - Galway)

Monika Gruetters (Stiftung Brandenburger Tor, Berlin)

Il'ia Dement'ev (Youth for Freedom of Speech NGO Centre, Kaliningrad)

Ol'ga Kovaleva (State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company, Kaliningrad)

Anatolii Makhlov (Iantarnyi Skaz Publishing House, Kaliningrad)

Sergei Matveev (TENAX Ltd., Kaliningrad)

Andrei Popov (Department of Culture of the Administration of the Kaliningrad Region)

Sergei Sazonov (Moscow)

Anna Maria Svensson (Swedish Institute, Stockholm)

Gennadii Semenov (Curonian Spit National Park, Kaliningrad Region)

Tat'iana Suvorova (Amber Museum, Kaliningrad)

Alla Fedorova (State Archive of the Kaliningrad Region)

Nina Iarygina (Kaliningrad)


Special thanks are due to Ivan Chechot, Aleksandr Popadin and Erika Wolf for their active assistance in preparation of the edition.


PRESENTATION

On 4 May 2005 a formal presentation of the project took place within the framework of the round table "Jubilee as a chance? 750 years of Kaliningrad and Koenigsberg" at the Max Liebermann Haus, Berlin, Germany. This roundtable was organised by the Berlin organisations Literaturwerkstatt and Stiftung Brandenburger Tor.


On 5 July 2005 the formal presentation of the project "Art-guide. Koenigsberg/Kaliningrad Now" took place at the Kronprinz Tower, Kaliningrad, the future residence of the Kaliningrad Branch of NCCA.


On 15 December 2005 presentation of english version of "Art-guide. Koenigsberg/Kaliningrad Now" took place at "Royal gates" centre, Kaliningrad.


CONTACTS

Kaliningrad Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts

236000 Russia, Kaliningrad, P.O. Box 1582

fax/tel: +7-4012-595105, 595109

e-mail: tsvetaeva@ncca.koenig.ru

http://www.ncca-kaliningrad.ru/art-guide


Agency for Support of Cultural Initiatives "Tranzit"

236000 Russia, Kaliningrad, Dm. Donskogo st. 7/11 office 512

fax/tel: +7-4012-578802

e-mail: ybardoun@yahoo.com