Fractured and re-Structured (Broken/Made)

Curator:Vladimir Seleznev
co-Curator:Irina Danilova

Skin of Liberty reflects the history of the Statue of Liberty’s copper, which was allegedly mined in Nizhny Tagil, while Fractured & re-Structured refers to the current psycho-geographical state of Nizhny Tagil, an old industrial city in the Middle of Urals. Guest curator, Vladimir Seleznev, selected works by artists from his native city, Nizhny Tagil, along with works by 13 artists from Greater Brooklyn.

2 - 18 December, 2015
OkNo Gallery - art director Svetlana Shlyapnikova
Chelyabinsk, Urals Region, Russia

Participating artists: Ekaterina Aksenova, Ron Barron, Maria Belova and Anna Mineeva, Oleg Blyablyas, Alberto Marcos Bursztyn, Vitaly Cherepanov, Beth Dary, Irina Fillipova, Lisa Hein and Robert Seng, Tatiana Istomina and Angelina Kotova, JKP(group), Ksenya Koshurnikova, Rita Leduc, Kenneth Pietrobono, Project 59, Carol Salmanson, Vladimir Seleznev, Fyodor Telkov, Ian Trask, Qi You, Zer Gut(group)

The fourth exhibition in the BRURAL series, first presented at the Brooklyn Fire Proof Temporary Storage Gallery in Bushwick last winter, was next featured at the Contemporary Arts Building of the Fine Arts Museum in Nizhny Tagil as a satellite program for the Ural Biennial and had its final exhibition in the Urals at the OkNo Gallery in Chelyabinsk. Exposition by Svetlana Shlyapnikova and creative team of the OkNo Gallery.

Exhibition Installation

Review by Vyacheslav Shishkoedov

Review by Vladimir Gulyaev



































This project was sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) and also received support from the National Center for Contemporary Art in Ekaterinburg, Materials For The Arts and private donations.

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