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Open call to the Laboratory of Art Criticism

20 April — 01 June 2019
А Territory of WINZAVOD CCA

Open call to the Laboratory of Art Criticism

From April 20 to June 1, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, together with the Baza Institute, accepts applications for participation in the second season of the Laboratory of Art Criticism, aimed at maintaining and developing the school of esthetical critical thinking in Russia.

The Laboratory of Art Criticism is a research and educational platform that combines professional training and the practice of actual critical writing. The laboratory of art criticism of the Winery was founded in 2018 and is included in the direction of Winzavod. Education". The laboratory includes public events, a conference, and the publication of a periodic printed Bulletin.

In the second season of the Laboratory of Art Criticism, the leading German critics and theorists of contemporary art will participate in the partnership program with the Goethe Institute.

  1. Citizenship of the Russian Federation and the age of at least 19 years;
  2. Incomplete or higher education in the humanities or related to media communications sphere (PR and marketing);
  3. Relevant experience (internship, work, availability of publications on art, design, architecture and fashion);
  4. English.

Priority will be given to applicants who have experience in writing scientific texts and experience in conducting seminars and lecture courses, are guided in the context of contemporary Russian art and are erudite in the history of the artistic process.


  1. Completed form;
  2. Select and analyze a work of art. Text/essay volume of 3500 characters.

When considering applications, experts will evaluate:
  1. The ability to single out the main thesis and to argue for it and to support the arguments with examples of actual artistic practice (Russian and/or international);
  2. Demonstration of knowledge in the field of contemporary art and critical theory;
  3. Analytical approach to the text;
  4. Ability to use links and quotes.

Applications are accepted by mail