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Laboratory of Journalism

The Laboratory of Journalism is a project of the Winzavod Fund for the support of Contemporary Art, initiated as part of a new development concept and part of the “Winzavod. Education" project.

The idea of the project is to support novice journalists in the field of culture, the goal is to create a sustainable environment for the emergence of a new generation of professional journalists in the field of modern art, design, architecture and fashion.

Laboratory will contain theory and practice, allowing participants to communicate directly with experts and at the same time put into practice their newly built knowledge. In order to publish materials and support participants this way, Winzavod Fund for the support of Contemporary Art is launching a special online-platform -

The educational program of the "Laboratory of Journalism" consists of two main parts: the first part will be in the format of an individual work of participants with experts from the mass media. The second part is an intensive session consisting of a series of practical workshops with representatives of the leading federal publishing houses.

The expert board includes leading specialists in the field of mass media, art historians, theorists and curators:

  • Evgeny Gutsal is an employee of Divico, which works in conjunction with UTV-holding (U, MUZ-TV, Disney) and is engaged in the production of video content for the Internet. The company's assets include YouTube shows, Instagram series, VK public pages.

  • Maria Semendyaeva is an art historian and 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. Currently headed the “Big Museum” project.

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

  • Daria Palatkina - editor of the project "Big Museum".

  • Ekaterina Livergant is a creative producer, chief editor of projects for the Russia-Kultura TV channel.

  • Anton Kotenev - free critic.


The First Laboratory was held from June 1 to August 12, 2018, with the participation of: Sofia Dorofeeva, Pavel Kivalin, Olga Lisina, Diana Listopad, Anastasia Marilovtseva, Anastasia Okolita, Yuri Omelchenko, Daria Samokhina.

Experts worked with lab assistants and held meetings: Gorky Media’s chief editor Konstantin Milchin, translator, guidebook author Olga Grinkrug, editor of the Daily Storm Culture Department Anton Kotenev, editor-in-chief in DataArt Daniel Lurie, executive director of the Strelka Institute Olga Polishchuk and others.

The Second Laboratory was held from October 29 to December 14, 2018. Daria Gorshenina, Daria Kozlukova, Alexandra Lutsiva, Elena Bugakova, Veronika Tsinoeva, Yulia Kryshevich, Nikita Mayorov, Daria Khaustova, Andrei Savenkov, Svetlana Martynova took part in it. In total, 45 applications from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Tyumen, Abakan, and Syktyvkar were received for the competition.