Save the date: The Art and Practices of Hospitality international conference & 2nd Forum of the Association

Conference: 25–28 November 2021
Application deadline: 5 September 2021
On 25–28 November 2021, Vyksa will be hosting The Art and Practices of Hospitality an international conference focusing on the subject of hospitality across cultural and creative disciplines, including contemporary art, museology, artist-in-residence programmes, design, architecture, inclusion, and their intersections.

The conference has been designed for a wide range of art professionals: artists, curators, art managers, architects, researches, and specialists in inclusivity and education programmes who wish to network, collaborate and find new partners in Russia, Europe or the US, as well as develop new skills for and discover new languages of interaction.

The 4-day conference will provide both online and offline platforms for networking and sharing practices and knowledge, which has become crucial amid the global pandemic.

Conference modules:
  • Hospitality agents: artists, museums, artist residencies
  • The boundaries of hospitality: diversity, the national and the global, the pandemic, the environmental factor
  • How to foster a welcoming environment: design, architecture, inclusion, sustainability, communities
The professional program of the conference is the 2nd Forum of the Association of Artistic Residencies of Russia. 1st Forum took part in 2019, in Yekaterinburg.
For Russian artistic residences the conference becomes a venue for another general gathering, a possibility to discuss the challenges that the format is faced at the pandemic times and in the situation of post-mobility. The general thematic framework of the hospitality allows to look at different angles at the crucial issue of infrastructure, to estimate, how residencies are capable to practice hospitality, when geographic moving around is actually impossible, to analyze, what provides sustainability of residential structures in the changing world.

To become a guest of the conference or just to get more information about, please register here.