Novosibirsk art gallery “Respect” and refused to accept the exhibition Femina from Krasnoyarsk. The leaders of the exhibition space felt that some of the exhibits are “too provocative.”
According to “Sib.FM”, Femina exhibition was due to open at the Novosibirsk youth center “Respekt” on 7 October. Recently, the center announced on his page in the social network that the show is cancelled “for technical reasons”.
However, the organizers of Femina argue that the reason for the refusal in conducting of the exhibition were not technical, and artistic issues. “A week before the opening of the exhibition written by the curator of the art gallery “Respect” that the authorities saw the press release examined some of the work and told to remove them due to improper, too provocative content (pornography, blasphemy). We can’t remove, the more there is nothing extraordinary there. Because we don’t want the exposition suffered, its concept was not fully achieved,” he told reporters Nadezhda Kotova, Krasnoyarsk curator of the exhibition.
Earlier Femina visited Krasnoyarsk gallery “Department” and the Tomsk festival Street Vision.”The exhibition was a great success. The reviews were stunning, we were recognized as visitors and artists, and any complaints there was no work,” says the Novosibirsk exhibition curator Vika Shishatskaya.
According to “Taiga.info”after the abolition of the exhibition reported by the media, the municipal authorities suggested to the organizers of another site. Talks about the date and place of discovery are still going on.
The Chairman of Committee on Affairs of youth of the mayoralty of Novosibirsk Irina Solovyova said that “Respect” the exhibition really are unable to accept for technical reasons, now the curators suggested the center “Floor”, “more suitable for modern artists.”
Curators of the exhibition note that Femina is not criminal or extremist project, ” discourse on beauty.” Presents works made in the techniques of painting, sculpture, graphics, number of authors, sculptors and painters from Siberia Aleksei Shydlovsky, Nina Dmitrieva, Vitaliy Prostov, Ilya Kaninchen and others.