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September 3, 2021, 09:01

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You can apply for participation until September 6 inclusive. The winner will be announced on October 13th.

All-Russian architectural competition will be held in Moscow Talking City 2.0… It will be held for the first time. Participants will need to create an art object dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the foundation Moskomarchitecture… The competition was also timed to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Moscow General Planning Institute.

“It seems important to us to maintain an open dialogue between the art community and the city. And the topic was chosen very significant – the contestants need to comprehend the future of Moscow architecture. Over 30 years of work, we have done a lot to ensure that the capital becomes not only a metropolis competing for world championship, but also just a comfortable city for all its residents and guests. The competition will allow us to make one more gift – an innovative modern art object reflecting the active and bold development of Moscow, which will soon appear at one of the central venues of the city, ”she said.

Juliana Knyazhevskaya, Chairman of the Moscow Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning.

Architects, artists, designers, urbanists, urban designers over 18 years old will be able to participate in the competition. Prize seekers need to prepare a draft sketch in accordance with the terms of reference. You can familiarize yourself with it, as well as the terms of the competition. here.

You can apply until September 6 inclusive. The winner will be announced on October 13th. The jury of the competition will include representatives of the Moscow City Architecture Committee, the Nikola-Lenivets art park and Gorky Park.

“Now public art is gaining momentum more and more on the territory of our cities – and this is a very good trend. It is very important for us, as the operator of the competition, to create the most accessible and professional competition platform for the appearance of bright and professional works in the field of art in public spaces and to monitor the quality of production. Such contests allow discovering new names and developing creative communities, ”noted Yulia Bychkova, managing partner of the Nikola-Lenivets art park.

Contestants are invited to comprehend the phenomenon of an interactive city – a modern urban environment, which, with the help of a variety of multifunctional multimedia technologies, becomes an interlocutor and friend to the townspeople. Interdisciplinary projects and group applications that combine different fields of art are encouraged. The Talking City 2.0 competition may become an annual event.

The Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning is implementing major infrastructure projects, including a renovation program, reorganization of former industrial zones, construction of transport hubs, road and subway routing. With the support of the committee, over 50 architectural and planning competitions of various scales have been held.

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