Erzia International Art Foundation

Events

The Foundation conducts and takes an active part in scientific conferences, round tables, forums and publications arranged by Russian and foreign cultural institutions, such as the Russian Academy of Arts, the Institute of Latin American Countries, the Carrara Academy of Fine Arts, the Capellinni Academy (Italy), the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, the Stroganov Art Academy, museums.

CONFERENCES, FESTIVALS, BIENNALE, PRESENTATIONS, COMMEMORATION MEETINGS

2008
28 February. Arrangement and holding of the scientific conference dedicated to S. Erzia’s stay in Italy, in 1907-1909 and 1914, at the Carrara Academy of Fine Arts (together with FIDAPA), S.D. Erzia commemoration meeting at the municipal cultural center
2 March. Sculptor Erzia commemoration meeting at Carrara
6-8 August. Participation in the International Finno-Ugrian Festival KAMWA, and presentation of Kamwa (Perm)
September. Participation in the research and practical conference at the Voronin Mordovian Republican Local History Museum
November. Arrangement of art voyage for Grenada ensemble (Moscow) to Saransk with concerts in N.P. Ogarev Mordovia State University and Mordovia National Theater
23 November. Participation in the International Conference held by Association “Nature and Art” under UNESCO (UN headquarters in Moscow)
November-December. Arrangement and holding of the “Argentine Project-2008” (Buenos Aires – Resistencia): meetings, conferences, presentations


2009
February–April. Arrangement and holding of the “Argentine Project-2009” (Buenos Aires – Tandil): restoration, copying
13-15 June. Participation in the Third International Moscow Arts Festival “Traditions and Innovations” at Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow. Special diploma of the Festival jury
November. Participation in the International Festival “Unforgotten Crafts” at the Belyaevo Gallery (Moscow)
2 December. Arrangement and holding of S.Erzia commemoration meeting at the Russian House in Buenos Aires (in cooperation with Rossotrudnichestvo and the Russian Embassy in Argentina)
December. Participation in the international scientific conference on the Russian and Argentinian relations arranged by the Institute of Foreign Languages, PFUR


2010
14-23 July. Participation in Sculpture Biennale-2010 with the action “The Week of Erzia and his Chaco Fellow Artists” held in Resistencia (Chaco province, Argentina)
2010-2017. Presentation of the book, “Sculptor Erzia: Honors and Tragedy” by Yu. Paporov (in Spanish) in the South American countries (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay) and Russia (with the participation of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires and Russian Embassy in Asuncion). Granting the books to national libraries, museums and associations of Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay


2011
12-16 February. Participation in the ceremonial opening of the Year of Russia in Italy as part of the Russian delegation, and in the work of the forum (Rome)
March. Arrangement of and participation in the international scientific conference devoted to S. Erzia and the story of him creating the statue of John the Baptist for the church in Fezzano, at the Capellini Academy (La Spezia, Italy)
June. Participation in the scientific conference devoted to the Russian culture in Liguria, which was arranged by Pushkin Society (Santa Margarita, Regina Elena Hotel)
26 June. Press conference devoted to the opening of the exhibition called “The Path of the Baptist” at Museo Diocesano in Genoa
8 November. Press conference devoted to the 135th anniversary of Erzia, in Carrara (Palazzo Binelli)
2011-2017. Conference devoted to Erzia’s stay in Italy, and other annual public events of Erzia Russian House of Arts in Genoa to commemorate the sculptor


2012
31 January. Participation in the scientific conference devoted to Nikolai Ge’s artistic works, which was held at the Tretyakov Gallery, with the lecture on the life and work of the Russian artist in Italy
Arrangement and holding of the conference devoted to the work of Russian artist Nikolai Ge in Italy (Palazzo Binelli in Carrara)
The public lecture on the Russian icon given by Marzia Dati, a Slavic scholar, at the Spazio Aperto Gallery in Santa Margherita Ligure (Italy)


2013
March. “South American Project – 2013” in Uruguay. The restoration of the Horacio Quiroga’s Portrait in Quiroga Museum in Salto and press conference after the restoration was completed
April. The project continued in Argentina (Resistencia). Restoration of the “Woman’s Portrait” (by S. Erzya), presentation of the project “History of the Horacio Quiroga’s Portrait” and the conference in memory of the sculptor S. Erzia and his associates in Chaco (together with the Cultural Foundation El Fogon de los Arrieros)
5 July. Presentation of the thesis about Erzia by Cristiana Pietracina, a student of the Carrara Academy of Fine Arts (scientific supervisor is Marzia Dati)
August. Marzia Dati gave a report on Erzia at the conference arranged within the A. Amfiteatrov Festival of Russian Art in Levanto
30-31 October Participation in the international research and practical conference of the IFL PFUR called “Inter-Ethnic Neighborship in the Modern Megalopolis: Moscow and International Experience”


2014
9 May. Participation in traditional laying of wreath and flowers at the graves of Russian emigrants in the Russian cemetery of Staglieno, Genoa, within the delegation of the Russian Consulate General
3-5 June. Participation in the celebration of Days of Russia in Italy arranged by the Russian Consulate General in Genoa (Lo Zorbino, Castello Bruzzo)
20-21 November. Participation in the First International Scientific Conference “Functional Aspects of Intercultural Communication and the Translation Problems” (Institute of Foreign Languages, PFUR)


2015
5 February. Participation in the International Research and Practical Conference on occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
6 February Participation in the celebratory concert to mark the 55th anniversary of the PFUR in the Kremlin Palace
8 February. Participation in the ceremonial meeting to mark the 55th anniversary of the PFUR at the PFUR main building
9 May. Presentation of the first book about Erzia in Italian (Yu. Paporov “Sculptor Erzia: Honors and Tragedy”) in Carrara (Palazzo Binelli)
10 May. Participation in the International Cultural Forum to mark the 70th anniversary of UNESCO in the Russian Academy of Arts
29 May. Participation in the scientific conference called “Sculpture in the XX-XXI centuries: tendencies and masters”, arranged by the Russian Academy of Arts
3-5 November. Participation in the First Russian and Italian Film Festival RIFF in Moscow
November. Participation in the thematic evening, “Russians in Italy”, at the Moscow House of Writers
12-13 December. Participation in the Second Saint Petersburg Exhibition of Historical Literature under the Saint Petersburg Cultural Forum – 2015, with the special event, “A Word about Erzia” (presentation of the Foundation publications to mark the 140th anniversary of the sculptor)


2016
24 November. Participation in the commemoration evening within the exhibition called “Sculptor Erzia and Novorossiysk: Return of the Master” in the Novorossiysk Historical Open-Air Museum, with the report about the attribution of one little-known sculpture from the NHOAM stocks


2017
26 January. Participation in the Round Table under the research and practical conference at the State Stroganov Academy of Industrial and Applied Arts (crypt gallery «Art`Aria», Moscow)
27 January. Participation in the research and practical conference, “Christmas Readings-2017”, devoted to the problems of the modern Christian art, at the State Stroganov Academy of Industrial and Applied Arts (Moscow)
16 March. Participation in the IX International Scientific Conference called “Topical Issues of Modern Linguistics and Humanities” at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia
11 August Participation in the round table arranged in the framework of the sculptors’ plein air-2017 in the Hermann Brachert House Museum (Svetlogorsk)
20 November Participation in the IX International Scientific Conference called “Topical Issues of Modern Linguistics and Humanities” to mark the 20th anniversary of the Institute of Foreign Languages, PFUR