Tag: rusia

Brodski and Utkin
01-10-2019 No Comments

Brodski and Utkin

From 1978 to 1993, the young Soviet architects Aleksandr Brodski and Ilya Utkin created an extraordinary series of prints with strangers, and sometimes impossible, buildings and urban landscapes based on a variety of architectural, literary and visual sources, from classical mythology to science fiction. The drawings present absurd proposals and fictional urban landscapes in eclectic mixtures of ancient mausoleums, industrial buildings, neoclassical […]

Cinema and architectural heritage | Jorge Gorostiza
17-05-2019 No Comments

Cinema and architectural heritage | Jorge Gorostiza

It will be very difficult to forget the first time I saw The battleship Potemkin, the film directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein in 1925, was at the end of the seventies in a party organized by the newly legalized Communist Party of Spain, inside the Castle of La Luz, in what is now the Martín Chirino Art and Thought Foundation. […]

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević
04-03-2019 No Comments

Nikolai Ladovsky: the house-commune and the psychoanalytic method of teaching architecture | Jelena Prokopljević

Housing was one of the great themes of architectural research since the early post-revolutionary years in the Soviet Union. The house commune was being drawn as one of the best solutions and developed in two directions: the reorganization of existing homes and building new ones. The first option comprehended the subdivision of expropriated houses and the new division of the […]

On the originality in architecture | José Ramón Hernández Correa
06-06-2016 5 Comments

On the originality in architecture | José Ramón Hernández Correa

A few weeks ago, the inexhaustible library of Javier Echepare‘s images proposed this Nikolai Ladovsky‘s project us. Immediately he us remembered to all much more famous other one, truth?. Certainly, when Javier put this image the response was immediate. We go, that anyone sees. ( In my case, in addition, it gives the chance of which I have the latter […]

Project Moscow
05-07-2013 No Comments

Project Moscow

From the Thursday 4 July, the living room of acts of the MARCO receives PROJECT MOSCOW, a sample curated by Alberto Carton and conceived like only work, formed by four videocreaciones that show the experiences in the Russian capital of four artists: Marta Alvim, Christian García Beautiful, Jacobo Bugarín and Federico Vladimir Strate Pezdirc. In format video monocanal, exhibits  in […]

Soviet Modernism 1955-199. Unknown Stories
10-01-2013 One Comment

Soviet Modernism 1955-199. Unknown Stories

“Soviet Modernism 1955 – 1991. Unknown Stories” explores, for the first time comprehensively, the architecture of the non-Russian Soviet republics completed between the late 1950s and the end of the USSR in 1991. The research and exhibition project shifts the Russian-dominated perspective and focuses attention on the architecture of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Krygyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, […]

Dziga Vertov. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-12-2011 213 Comments

Dziga Vertov. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In previous income I have been assembling texts in which the accomplishment of a movie was compared with the construction of a building. Writings of the directors Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowczyk, René Clair, John Ford and Amos Gitai; an actress, Viola Dana, and a historian, Sigfried Giedion. Now I include in this “series” a fragment of a manifest written by David […]

The summits of Moscow
01-08-2011 1,350 Comments

The summits of Moscow

Architectures of the Utopia. In 1945, with twenty million dead men to the back and the world fractured in blocks, the USSR needed to construct a clear beacon for the communist international movement; there was projected for it a great Palace of the Soviets and, around it, seven spectacular towers. Every vysotka would be different but the set – masses […]

Prípiat
22-03-2011 1,762 Comments

Prípiat

Prípiat (Ukrainian: При́п’ять, Príp”iat’; Russian: При́пять, Prípiat) is a city ghost in the zone of alienation north of Ukraine in the region of Kiev, near to the border with Byelorussia. Owe his name to the river that crosses the city. This city is known because it suffered the effects of the worst accident of the history of the nuclear energy […]