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November 2020

CamRuSS Art Sale

Friday 13 November, 2020, 20:00 - 22:00
Zoom

CamRuSS Art Sale We would like to invite you to the CamRuSS Online Art Sale/ Auction that will take place on Friday, 13 November at 19:00 via Zoom. During lockdown many friends and members of CamRuSS turned to their hobbies, of which arts and crafts were very prominent. We will be offering about 20 pieces that have been created during or before lockdown by these artists. Some of them have a professional background in art, others have been enjoying art…

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May 2021

Mikhail Bulgakov as a unique, XX century Russian artist with Prof. Irina Mineralova (in Russian) – Friday, 7 May at 19:00 (BST)

Friday 7 May, 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) Why is it often difficult to render literature into film? The magic of Bulgakov’s words, his synthesis of ideas and images of ideas are the answer. Bulgakov needs to be listened to! One needs to hear him. His words passionately combine history, culture, the music of Kiev and Moscow. He was a miracle maker. Let’s take a closer look and listen to how he did it in his best works! On the eve of the 130th anniversary…

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June 2021

“Ivanovo – the ‘Russian Manchester’, and the Story of Printed Textiles in Russia”, a talk by Pamela Smith – Thursday, 24 June at 19:00 (BST)

Thursday 24 June, 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

Before the 1917 Revolution Russia had a thriving textile industry, exporting vast quantities of printed cotton throughout the Russian empire and beyond. In the city of Ivanovo alone nearly 30,000 textile workers were employed. Distinctive red prints became an important element of folk dress, and in the 1920s and ’30s designs promoted the philosophy of the new Soviet state. This talk explores the colourful and sometimes dramatic history of the industry, including its links with Britain. WHEN: Thursday, 24 June…

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September 2021

Three Capitals in the Life and Work of the Russian Artist Alexander Florensky: St Petersburg-Tbilisi-Moscow (in Russian)

Thursday 23 September, 2021, 20:00 - 21:30

Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment, St Petersburg. A. Florensky, 2020 This meeting with Leningrad-born artist Alexander Florensky, who works in Moscow but has recently spent more time in Tbilisi, is an illustrated journey to his favourite corners of three capital cities captured in his work – St Petersburg, Tbilisi and Moscow. Chonqadze Street, Tbilisi. A. Florensky, 2020 WHEN: Thursday 23 September 2021, 19:00 (BST) WHERE: Zoom LANGUAGE: Russian FEE: Voluntary donation* Please REGISTER in advance (with your name and email address). After registering, you will receive a…

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