The Open International Festival of Contemporary Art "Parallels" is focused on the development and popularization of contemporary art in our region, the interaction of different art forms in one art space, support for currently important and experimental art trends.
The festival provides the opportunity for realization of projects in the field of theater, music, literature, dancing, cinema and visual art.
Theme of the festival is synthesis of arts.
The project mission:
- Development of the festival movement in the region to create conditions for mass communication, creative exchange between artists, curators and audience, for dialogue and integration of different cultures in one artistic process.
- Support and promotion of authors and creative teams working with contemporary art practices.
- Organization of a new creative platform for the realization of contemporary art projects.
- Formation of a single creative environment for communication and sharing experience between authors and audience in the region, Russia, CIS and foreign countries.
The state budgetary institution of culture "The Kurgan Puppet Theater «Gulliver»
The Kurgan regional public organization "The Eurasian Center for Contemporary Art”
Fund for Support of the Kurgan Puppet Theater «Gulliver»
Form of events
Theatrical art - performances, "readings", shows, meet-the-artist events, lectures.
Literature - literary soiree, meet-the-artist events, lectures.
Musical art - concerts, meet-the-artist events, lectures.
Choreography - concerts, shows, meet-the-artist events, lectures.
Visual art - exhibitions, performances, campaigns, meet-the-artist events, lectures.
Cinematographic art - shows of films, cartoons, video art, meet-the-artist events, lectures.
Participation in the festival
We invite all interested authors and creative teams working with contemporary art practices in the field of theater, literature, dancing, cinema and visual art.
Applications for participation are accepted till 02.20.2016 by e-mail:
Theater, music, literature - firstname.lastname@example.org,
Visual art, cinema, video art) - email@example.com
Participants of the festival will be selected beforehand.
The Organizing Committee will inform participants of selection results individually.
Stay conditions of delegation
The festival participants are provided with accommodation and meals. Travel and creative products transportation costs (scenery etc.) of festival participants are covered by the Festival organizers by agreement.
Authors and creative teams, who have applied for participation in the festival, must ensure that they have the right to use the submitted products, works and other objects.
All participants will be awarded diplomas of the festival.
Date and venue
From 21 to 27 March 2016
Kurgan, Ural Federal District, Russia, housed by the Gulliver Theater.
Rider for theater projects: www.gulliver45.ru/t-raider.htm
tel / fax: +7 (3522) 46 62 62,
1. Theater, music, literature
Director of the theater "Gulliver" Elena Tretyakova
+7 912 832 38 99
2. Visual art, cinema, video art
Director of "The Eurasian Center for Contemporary Art”
+7 912 831 76 12
Application for participation in the Festival of contemporary art “Parallels”, 2016.
Authors and creative teams, who have applied in electronic form for participation in the festival, must ensure that they have the right to use the submitted products, works and other objects.
This is to confirm the transfer of rights to the Organizing Committee of the festival to use the submitted works for non-commercial demonstration of video fragments and photos in the mass media, on the festival website, as well as the use for non-commercial purposes in the festival events with obligatory reference to the author's name on a pro-bono basis.
I confirm the correctness of information in the above application:
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