On 2 April the third season of the Open Lecture Hall series of regular educational events will open in the New Holland Island Pavilion. For 2019, the project comprises 10 programmes: the Seance magazine film-club, the European University at St. Petersburg lectures, the philosophy programme, a series of lectures by the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, lectures on architecture from Project Baltia magazine, social science lectures from the Higher School of Economics at St. Petersburg, lectures on science and technology from ITMO University, lectures on graphic design prepared by the New Holland Island design department, as well as a programme of lectures on contemporary theatre and performance theory and practice.
The objective of the Open Lecture Hall series is to promote high quality educational initiatives to a broad-based audience of visitors to New Holland Island. The disciplines covered by the lectures have been selected to appeal to people of all ages and walks of life. The lecture season on the island will continue until October.
Admission is free of charge, lectures are delivered in Russian. Attendees must register in advance, see details on lectures' individual pages.
June 3, 7:30 PM, Lecture on contemporary art by Garage museum
Artem Filatov — An artistic rethinking of the city's historical heritage
June 4, 7:30 PM, Lecture by Project Baltia magazine
Nikolay Vasiliyev — Rationalism – non-constructivism
June 5, 7:30 PM, Lecture by the European University at Saint-Petersburg
Ekaterina Melnikova — Oral history in an era of retrospective shift: between memory and testimony
June 7, 7:30 PM, Lecture on contemporary theatre
The theatre of Vera Martynov
June 9, 4 PM, Seance magazine film-club
The apocalypse from Netflix to Lego. Vasiliy Stepanov presents the latest 71st issue of Seance magazine
June 12, 7:30 PM, Lecture by the Higher School of Economics at Saint-Petersburg
June 13, 7:30 PM, Lecture on theories and practices of performance
Dasha Che and Marina Shamova — Social identity and performance: North American, late Soviet and contemporary Russian contexts
June 16, 7 PM, Seance magazine film-club
Dmitry Falkovich presents his film Ivanov
June 17, 7:30 PM, Lecture on contemporary art by Garage museum
Igor Ponosov — Street art on the street or in a museum?
June 18, 7:30 PM, Lecture by Project Baltia magazine
Alla Mitrofanova — Neorationality and the old myths of Reason
June 19, 7:30 PM, Lecture by the European University at Saint-Petersburg
June 20, 7:30 PM, Lecture by the New Holland Island Design Department
Eugenia Barinova and Irina Troitskaya — Fight for your rights: business empowerment
June 21, 7:30 PM, Lecture on contemporary theatre
Aleksandr Artemov — Vertical Theatre. Lecture-Manifesto
June 30, 4 PM, Lecture on philosophy
Boris Klyushnikov — Movies and the masses. The aesthetic problems of democracy