Public Events 2022

FABRIKA, 8 Egnate Ninoshvili St

Hybrid talk. Digital tools for self-organisation: activists to artists

Keynote speakers: Anna Shvets arts manager, producer; Sara Culmann visual artist, designer, researcher; Bahdan Khmialnitski cultural activist ; Ivor Stodolsky, Marita Muukkonen (Artists at Risk), Yasha Maksymenko (OSSS).
//moderated by Giorgi Rodionov

Anna Shvets will talk about the communication and management strategies of the project- production for decentralized teams and communities; Sara Culmann will introduce digital platforms and speak about user statistics, and Internet and game reports; Bahdan  Khmialnitski will present the example  of the Belarusian art field, and remap constellations of emigrated artists and actors from the cultural sphere of emigration: communities, institutions and digital spaces. The Artists at Risk collective will speak about their own mechanisms for creating networks, art-residencies and supporting infrastructures for artists under pressure. Yasha Maksymenko will be talking about the importance of opening the new residency spaces for the digital artists in exile based on their own experience.

Untitled Gallery, 1/12 Iunkerta St, Tbilisi

Artist talk with Artists at Risk and Nika Nikulshina (Pussy Riot),
//moderated by Giorgi Rodionov

The association, Artists at Risk, will talk about their ten years’ experience organizing residences for artists  living in exile, and also about how they support artists in general. One  of the association’s programs is located in Tbilisi itself.

One of the Pussy Riot activists will participate in the artist talk. She will share her experience at the residence she is part of. The panelists will have the opportunity to exchange ideas about their projects and participants are invited to ask questions.
Untitled Gallery, 1/12 Iunkerta St, Tbilisi

Pitching session
The participants of Culture under Pressure will present the concepts and prototypes which they have developed during the programme.

During the project, the participants will have time to develop projects which focus on the topics of digital art, digital art management and building a network online. The projects will be presented on Sunday 13th of November. The selected projects will then be funded by Culture Under Pressure. These projects will go on to be realized in 2023.