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Laboratory of Journalism

The project Laboratory of journalism is a part of the Winzavod.Education, the project's goal is professional support for novice journalists writing on the subject of contemporary art, design, architecture and fashion. 

The laboratory combines professional training and practice, providing participants with the opportunity to communicate directly with experts fr om the field of media and simultaneously to practice. Winzavod Foundation launched an online platform for publication and support.

The laboratory consists of two main blocks. The first block one is distant, wh ere participants individually work with experts from the media. Within the second block, an intensive session is being held, consisting of a series of workshops from media representatives.

In 2019, TASS, the leading Russian news agency, joined the Laboratory team. Today, the agency is not only the largest source of exclusive news about the cultural life of the country, but also the creator of unique multimedia projects aimed at popularizing the culture, which use the latest formats for presenting information. During the classes, the agency’s journalists will offer students relevant topics for future publications and give a professional assessment of the materials.

In addition to TASS, the team of partners includes the Bolshoi Museum project, which will restart in the media format in the fall. As part of the partnership, laboratory assistants will have the opportunity to work with museum collections and major art institutions.

During the third Laboratory, together with the Radio of the Department of Journalism of the Moscow State University, a series of podcasts “School of Fact Checking” was released with the participation of project experts.

 

As part of the Expert Council of the Laboratory:

Irina Saminskaya is the head of the Laboratory of Journalism at Winzavod.

Marina Antsiperova is a journalist and columnist for Afisha Daily.

Evgeny Gutsal is the General Producer of the Divico digital agency, which works in conjunction with the UTV holding (U, MUZ-TV, Disney) and produces video content for the Internet, the company has YouTube shows, an Instagram series, and a network of publics in VK social network.

Syuyumbike Davlet-Kildeeva is a blogger, poet, singer, public relations specialist.

Anton Kotenev is a free art critic.

Ekaterina Livergant is a creative producer, chief editor of the Russia-Culture TV channel’s projects.

Daria Palatkina is an editor of the "Big Museum" project.

Maria Semendyaeva is an editor-in-chief of the “Bolshoi Museum” project, art critic, critic, started as a correspondent for the Kommersant’s culture department, worked for Afisha and The Art Newspaper Russia, collaborated with Regina Gallery, 24_DOC TV channel, and led the Romb video project.


In 2018, the joint practice of the Laboratory of Journalism, the Grand Museum and the Polytechnic Museum took place. Laboratory participants described the collection of the Polytechnic Museum with subsequent publication.

From November 4th to November 11th, 2018, the Laboratory held 11 workshops with experts in Octave, Tula, the special issue of the Volna magazine was published with publications of 19 project participants.

The first Laboratory was held from June 1st to August 12th, 2018. As a result of the competition, the first laboratory participants were: Sofia Dorofeeva, Pavel Kivalin, Olga Lisina, Diana Listopad, Anastasia Marilovtseva, Anastasia Okolita, Yuri Omelchenko, Daria Samokhina.

Experts worked and held meetings with laboratory participants, among them were Korkyantin Milchin, editor-in-chief of the Gorky Media portal, Olga Grinkrug, translator, guide writer, Anton Kotenev, editor of the Daily Storm Culture department, Daniel Lurie, editor-in-chief of DataArt, Olga Polishchuk, ex-executive director of the Strelka Institute, and others.

The second Laboratory was held from October 29 to December 15, 2018. It was attended by: Daria Gorshenina, Daria Kozlukova, Alexandra Lutsiva, Elena Bugakova, Veronika Tsinoeva, Julia Kryshevich, Nikita Mayorov, Daria Haustova, Andrey Savenkov, Svetlana Martynova.

Experts worked and held meetings with laboratory participants, including Snob columnist, Psychologies Syuyumbike Davlet-Kildeeva, editor of the “Bolshoi museum” project Daria Palatkina, editor of the Gorky portal Konstantin Milchin, independent curator and critic Antonio Geusa, director of the Live program of V-A-C foundation Andrey Parshikov and others.

A distinctive feature of the third Laboratory was the maximum closure to Winzavod activities. Participants were: Nikita Bondarevich, Anastasia Verkhovenseva, Artem Gavrilov, Yana Galyaminskaya, Dmitry Ishkov, Daria Kuznetsova, Olga Makhovskaya, Amina Musaeva, Julia Oputina, Regina Rafikova.

Journalists plunged into the working processes of Winzavod Open Studios of the, talked with graffitters of the Wall project, interviewed START curators. Materials of graduates are published on the main page of the laboratory.