Biennial Foundation

Source: www.youngart.ru
Organisation: Department of Culture of the City of Moscow, National Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Moscow, Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMoMA)
Year founded: 2008

The Biennale focuses on a young generation of artists and curators aged up to 35 years.

Moscow International Biennale for Young Art is a large-scale project realized on the Moscow art scene in the field of contemporary art. The Biennale brings together artistic initiatives from all over Russia and the world. Leading art centers of Moscow in collaboration with regional and international partners take part in the Biennale’s preparation and realization. The Biennale focuses on a young generation of artists aged up to 35 years.

The aims of the Biennale are to support and encourage the creative development of a new generation of authors and to demonstrate the work of modern art to interested audiences. The Biennial program is addressed to people of all ages, to the large number Russian and foreign art-lovers who are interested in processes happening in contemporary art today. It aims to attract an interest of professional art community: art historians, critics, curators and gallery owners, who are searching for new talents for a long-term perspective.

The founders of the Biennale are the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Department of Culture of the City of Moscow, the National Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA), and the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMoMA).