‘Timur Novikov. Zero Object’
‘Timur Novikov. Zero Object’is the third film from the series ‘Antology of Contemporary Art’ by Eugeniy Mitta and Alexander Shein. The film is about Timur Novikov,set in the 80's- a time when the edge of the history of the Soviet state gave birth to new artistic ideas and new aesthetic reality. Leningrad was in avant-garde, and Timur Novikov was the undoubted leader of Leningrad’s counterculture.The ‘New Artists’, ‘New Theatre’, the group ‘New Composers’, the band ‘Kino’, ‘Pop-mechanic’ of Sergei Kuryokhin were created at that time. When everything was measured in five-year plans, ASSA gallery had the show ‘New Vogue’, playing the first electronic music and as well as being the first to perform with John Cage. After the film presentation will be the open discussion. Alexander Shein – director, producer, screenwriter. Born on 27 September 1976 in Moscow he graduated from directing faculty of GITIS and from directing faculty of VGIK. Together with G Lordkipanidze and V. Taknov he creates the «2PLAN2» studio in 1999.