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Send Your Applications to 2020 Garage Screen Summer Cinema
Russia Architecture News - Aug 12, 2019 - 05:50 2048 views
Strelka KB and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art have announced a competition to develop architectural concepts for the 2020 Garage Screen Summer Cinema to be located on Garage Square in front of the museum in Moscow, Russia.
The competition’s goal is to provide architectural bureaus with an opportunity to submit their vision of a temporary pavilion to be installed in Gorky Park from spring to fall 2020. Applications will be accepted from 22 July through 16 August 2019.
The inaugural competition,held in the beginning of 2019,gatheredover 130 applications from 24 Russian cities. Its geography and number of participants confirmed the importance of such initiatives for developingthe local architectural community and the practice of building temporary structures. Throughout its history, Garage has on numerous occasions collaborated with Russian and international architectural studios on the construction of temporary pavilions withinGorky Park.
The winning design in 2019—a pyramid with holographic facades, red velvet curtains, and modern projectionand sound equipment—was developed by SYNDICATE (Moscow) and became one of Moscow’smost popular summerleisure spots.
The competition is expanding geographically for its next season by inviting architects from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan to participate. As in 2019, the 2020 competition is organized by Strelka KB.
Image © Alexey Naroditskiy, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
The competition’s selection committee will include Dasha Zhukova, co-founder of Garage; Anton Belov, Director of Garage; Varvara Melnikova, Director of the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design and Partner at Strelka KB; Evgeny Gusyatinsky, film program curator at Garage; Dmitry Konyakhin, Director of Technical Equipment and Construction at Garage; Aleksander Us, co-founder and Creative Director ofthe Sila Sveta multimedia studio; Aleksander Ryabsky, co-founder of the FAS(t) architectural studio; Olga Treivas, architect and Partner at FORM bureau; and representatives from SYNDICATE.
The Garage Screen film program introduces audiencesto notable examples of Russian and foreign feature, documentary, and experimental film. Last season, the Museum organized over a hundred summer screenings visited by 18,000 people. Screenings were also held outside of Moscow in severalcinemasacross Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.
Strelka KB is a consulting company that has managed twenty-five Russian and international competitions, involving 2,500 professionals from fifty countries in the fields of architecture, urban planning, and landscape design. Most of the projects have already been implemented or are underway. One of the competitions led to the creation of Zaryadye Park, which was included in Time magazine’s list of the world’s greatest places. By participating in these competitions, up-and-coming professionals have the opportunity to implement large-scale projects: in 2015, Plan_B, an architectural studio from Yaroslavl, co-authored the reconstruction plan for Tverskaya Street, and the best idea for the Nike Box MSK pavilion, which opened in Gorky Park in 2018, was proposed by the KOSMOS architecture studio (Moscow / New York / Switzerland).
The official language of the competition is Russian so all the materials including brief would be presented in Russian. See details about the competition here.
Entries should be sent before August 16, 2019 (23:30). The structure will be installed in Moscow, Gorky Park, Garage Square in front of the Museum. Country restrictions: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia.
Top image © Mark Seryy