XIth Sergey Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Award
The Sergey Kuryokhin Award has become one of the most significant cultural events both in St. Petersburg and the rest of Russia, characterizing the global trends in the world of contemporary art. The Award is given to artists, curators, writers, journalists and musicians, in whose work the innovative ideals of Sergey Kuryokhin are given in new perspective.

Nominations of XIth Sergey Kuryokhin Award:
Grand-Prix Pop-Mechanica
Best Curatorial Project
Best Visual Art Project
Best Media Object
Best Public Art Project
Best Text on Contemporary Art
Science Art Project (new nomination)

Special Awards

Honory award:
SKIF (Musical Experiment)

The Award ceremony takes place as a part of the Art Mechanics Festival, supported by St. Petersburg Committee of Culture.
Grand-Prix Pop-Mechanics:

Caries* of Capitalism
* in Russian, "caries" stands for "cavity"
Ada Mukhina, Alena Papina, Olga Tarakanova, Daria Iuriichuk.

Breadth
Alexandr Artyomov

RATMIR VANBUUREN TARUTS
Aleksei Taruts

Faust. Labor
Nick Khamov, Engineering theatre AKHE

THE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETER. MYTHS OF ATLANTIS AND HYPERBOREA
Donatas Grudovich

Organ of memory
Egor Rogalev

Two Rings
post theatre

Mystery of High Pressure
Yuri Kvyatkovskiy



Best Visual Art Object:

Devoid forms
Konstantin Grebnev, Daniil Antropov

Cement Operetta
Pavel Ignatev

A Pack of Malingerers
Alexander Dashevskiy

Soldiers of the Sun or the Right to the Future Tense
Alexandra Lerman

Waiting
Liudmila Belova

Ural mari. There Is No Death
Natalia Konradova, Fyodor Telkov, Alexander Sorin

Transcoded Structures. Before and After Media in Abstraction
Olga Tobreluts

Lost & Found North-7 Expedition
North-7

Death, Immortality, and the Subterranean World

Nikolay Smirnov

Untitled
Ustina Yakovleva


Best Media Object:

Thousands of Poetry Hide
Vladimir Abikh

Evil Earth
Victor Alimpiev

Absurd Balance
Artyom Goloshapov

Zero City
Where Dogs Run

Rai'ок
Uliyana Podkorytova

Sometimes behaves so strangely

Natalia Tikhonova

NEOPHYTE
Jura Shust

The River Will Flow
Yanina Chernykh


Best Public Art Project:

Staika 2607
Aleksey Luchko (Luka)

Parallel Trip
Katerina Verba

The Borschevik Museum
Dmitry Pilikin (curator) and members of the Okhta team (Anastasia Abramova, Ekaterina Grekhneva, Konstantin Yesin, Anastasia Kolesnik, Maria Lazareva, Anna Martynenko, Evgeny Tanaisov, Maria Shatunova) with the participation of action group "Karpovka friends", the architectural bureau "Sozonych" and Mikhail Uryadov

2017-2019 projects
Krasil Makar

Birds' city

Maria Turkina, Alexandra Kokacheva, Anna Martynenko, Maria Koroleva, Egor Schablykin, Alice Gorelova

Hardboards
New City Artists



Best Curatorial Project:

Vladlen Gavrilchik. Ars longa, vita brevis
Anastasia Patsey, Lora Kucher, Sergey Kovalsky, Evgeny Orlov

Melioration, or 12th lesson on post-exoticism
Irina Aksenova, Tatiana Danilevskaya

The New Anthropology
Irina Aktuganova, Anna Apollonova

Objects in Mirror are Closer Than They Appear: Artist-in-Residence Program exhibition
Kristina Gorlanova, Artyom Antipin, Anna Litovskikh

Man the Size of a House
Ksenia Peretrukhina

The Lookout
Elena Gubanova

Life After Life

Pavel Prigara, Elizaveta Pavlycheva, Vitaly Pushnitsky
ZDANEVICH: HERE AND NOW
Mikhail Pogarsky, Vasily Vlasov

Убежище/ Suoja/ Shelter Festival-Laboratory. Vol.2

Ksenia Yurkova, Anastasia Vepreva, Corina L. Apostol

Best Text on Contemporary Art:

Metamodern in music and around it
Nastasya Khrustcheva

A MIRACLE OR MISUNDERSTANDING
SOCIALLY ENGAGED PRACTICES IN THE ART PROSPECT NETWORK COUNTRIES. Field Reports from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
CEC ArtsLink

Art Critics Circle
Dmitrii Bezouglov, Dmitry Bondarev, Alexey Bocharov, Dasha Veselkina, Natasha Vinokurova, Elena Golub, Stasya Dementyeva, Evgeniy Kutergin, Anna Litovskikh, Anya Marchenkova, Nastya Meister, Inga Miroshnikova, Angela Sileva, Nadya Striga, Anya Ustyakina, Polina Khramtsova, Anya Cherepanova

A Brief History of Street Art in Nizhny Novgorod
Alisa Savitskaya, Artem Filatov

The Encyclopedia of Russian Street Art
The editorial board led by the creative association ARTMOSSPHERE

Best Science Art Project:

Guest
::vtol::

Plant opera

Kapitolina Tcvetkova-Plotnikova, Arnaud Grandjean, Gabriel Jeanjean, Jean-David Merhi

If Your Iron Got Broken
Liliya Voronkova, Lera Lerner, Tatyana Shishova

Uncanny Valley
Director Stefan Kaegi (Rimini Protokoll), producer Feodor Elutine

The Fabric of Life
VALab Vladlena Gromova, Artem Paramonov, Alexey Krutikov, Boris Bazulev, Timofey Rybka and Aleksandr Zhuravlev


Updates on SKIF nomination are to be announced
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