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Title Vadim Voinov, Object 222: The Modern History of Russia
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About author Patsey, Anastasiia Vladimirovna — director. Museum of Nonconformist Art, Pushkinskaia ul., 10, 191040 St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
In the section Russian Art of the 20th–21st Century DOI10.18688/aa188-4-43
Year 2018 Volume 8 Pages 449455
Type of article RAR Index UDK 7.038.5(470):94 Index BBK 85.103(2)6

Vadim Serafimovich Voinov (1940-2015) was a thoughtful historian, a fearless traveler, and an artist with a keen sense of the past as well as of the present. He undoubtedly belongs to the most significant and at the same time mysterious personalities of the Leningrad nonconformism. His works, created as “function- collages” — a style founded by the author himself — mark the perceptible space between the public and the private, between memory and oblivion, between the thingness of the objects and their rhetorics. In the core of Vadim Voinov’s artistic discourse, objects emerge from the outskirts of history, objects of transfigured “equipmentality”, objects”after the function”. Consecrated in the waters of the Styx, they become the text of a new chronicle by Voinov, his “New Mythology”. This paper is dedicated to the legacy of Vadim Voinov in the context of exhibition and educational strategies of the Museum of Nonconformist Art, where his first post­mortem retrospective exhibition took place in 2016.

Reference Patsey, Anastasia V. Vadim Voinov, Object 222: The Modern History of Russia. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 8. Ed. S. V. Mal’tseva, E. Iu. Staniukovich-Denisova, A. V. Zakharova. — St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg Univ. Press, 2018, pp. 449–455. ISSN 2312-2129.
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