Category Archives: Russian Avant-garde

Encounters with the book itself

Proof copies of the book Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde arrived and now have all been corrected. Nothing like seeing your own book in print. The results are not bad and now I can continue with marketing the book along … Continue reading

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Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde

Final tweaking of the book Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde Small irritating problems to be solved after first proof submission but its all to the good. The proofing stage is arduous and long partly because there are a great many … Continue reading

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Chinese Opera and Meyerhold.

A couple of days ago we manged to get tickets for the Chinese Opera in Moscow. Very rare and sought after so we felt lucky to be able to see this event which was part of the 2015 Checkhov Theatre … Continue reading

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Movement and Biomechanics – Meyerhold

Movement and Biomechanics: Meyerhold stated that movement is the most powerful means theatrical expression. It is more important than any other theatrical element in his opinion. Deprived of dialogue, costume, footlights, wings and an auditorium and left only with the … Continue reading

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Book – Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde – in progress

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The Decadent Movement as one of the sources of the Russian avant-garde

Decadence  is sometimes quoted as the first avant-garde tendency in art of European culture. Many European commentators maintain that decadence became one of the first currents in the history of modernism (art Nouveau). For me one of the main reasons … Continue reading

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The Russian Avant-garde and the New Epoch

Why write and make films about the Russian avant-garde. Basically I was inspired by the artists of the avant-garde. David Burliuk, the father of Russian futurism, for example inspired a film and whole new journey both physically and inwardly.The film … Continue reading

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Copernicus Films projects 2015.

Bristling with ideas for new projects and continuing work in progress. Working on two books. First is a book about the Russian Avant-garde which will be a companion to the documentary arts film series The Russian Avant-garde – Revolution or … Continue reading

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David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde – Possible Future screening

Lining up a viewing of the film David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde . This film was shot in #tokyo   #moscow   and  on the island of #ogasawara as part of the Russian Avant-garde film series (series of 6). … Continue reading

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Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography

Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography 5 Oct. 2013 – 12 Jan. 2014 Kjarvalsstaðir In October a retrospective of the photographs of Alexander Rodchenko, one of the leading Russian artists of the first half of the 20th century, will open at … Continue reading

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