Mikhail Nazarov’s archive contains over ninety videos spanning the period from 2009 through 2013 and includes interviews with artists and documentation of exhibitions, performances, festivals, and activism in Moscow and St. Petersburg. A significant part of it is devoted to events organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Open Workshops School of Contemporary Art, and Rodchenko Art School (all Moscow). These include the project Media Table (2011), ICA graduate exhibitions Impossible Cartographies and Not Far—Near (2011), and the graduation show by Open Workshops students (2011). The archive also contains documentation of self-organized initiatives: apartment exhibitions, the Farsh underground festival of contemporary art, and the project Go! Where Are You Going?, curated by artist and activist Denis Mustafin.
Mikhail Nazarov (b. 1983, Moscow) is a videographer who has been documenting the activities of the new generation of Moscow artists since 2009.