Don't even dream!
10.07.2014 - 2.08.2014

Within the framework of the IV Moscow International biennale for Young Art parallel program. Curator: Anna Buyvid Participants: Lydmila Anoshenkova, Pavel Brat, Neno Belchev, Eros Dibra, Alexander Efremov, Eva Zhigalova, Marketa Magidova, Sergey Melnichenko & Kinder Album, Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos, Semyon Motolyanets, Stas Korolev, Olya Kroytor, Maria Kulikovskaya, Julio Orta, Denis Patrakeev, Ksenia Pasura, Vladimir Potapov, Veronika Rudieva-Ryazantseva, Alexey Salmanov, Alena Tereshko, Evgeny Medvedev-Ma, Moritz Fingerhut, Nika Chernyaeva, Aza Shade.

The major part of young artists who works actively nowadays is members of Generation Y. There is a definite interpretation of this generation related to eastern-European area, which cannot be put into the western context. The main coordinate, the constant unknown, in a Y generation consciousness movement, becomes freedom. The inner freedom. "Don't even dream!" is a phrase, that was often used in the soviet period, that anyone was generously bestowed in childhood. Phraseology could be different, but the core is one: unification of aspirations, consciousness and dreams. Boys became astronauts, girls became teachers. And then, unexpectedly, the nihilism of a puberty coincided with a total reformation, when everything changed: politics, economics, and dreams. Dreams became allowed. We are in the middle of the 2010s. The 90s gave us a release, 2000s are slightly investigated. In this time it was allowed to dream, then not allowed, then allowed again, then again not…
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