21 november / 19:00

For the winners of the contest "Wooden Code of Russia" the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum together with the National Academy of Design and the National Institute of Design will hold an award ceremony and a public talk dedicated to the problems of revival of wooden crafts in Russia in the 21st century and rethinking the heritage of wooden crafts in modern design.

The event will be opened by architect Nikolai Belousov, founder of the design and production company "Oblo Project", initiator and ideologist of the festival "Drevolution". Together with the panelists, the expert will discuss the problem of reviving wooden architecture, arts and crafts, as well as the importance of competition practices in the development of Russian design, architecture and contemporary art.

The curator of the competition Irina Korobyina will analyse the results of the "Wooden Code of Russia" competition, which was implemented in a "pilot format" and will talk about the benefits of the lessons learned by the organisers, participants and technical partner in the course of the competition.

The contest participants, architects, designers and students of specialised universities, were tasked to design a wooden art object in the "Russian style".

The works were evaluated according to 3 criteria:

1. originality of the idea;

2. disclosure of the theme of "Russian style";

3. realism and constructive literacy, allowing to realise the project in the material.

According to the Jury's assessment, the winners of the competition were the authors of 6 projects:

1. Andrey Veselov, project "Source";

2. Tatiana Sitnikova, the project "Crossing";

3. Evgeny Makarenko, project "Karavay";

4. Werkplaat team, project "Tyani-Tolkai";

5. Milana Tsygankova, project "Birds";

6. Dmitry Rytyaev, project "Dominant".

Diplomas to the winners will be presented by Elena Titova, Director of the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum, and Irina Korobyina, curator of the competition, full member of the International Academy of Architecture and the National Academy of Design.

Special prizes will also be awarded to Maya Sidorova and Alexei Novikov (MA20 design studio), Fedor Surov, and Evgenia Shabanova from the competition partners, the editorial board of Project Russia magazine, the ARTistocracy bureau-laboratory and the Bogorodskaya toy factory. The partners of the competition - the National Academy of Design and the National Institute of Design - also reserved the right to award diplomas for the most favourite works.

The discussion and award ceremony will be held offline in the lecture hall of the All-Russian Museum of Decorative Arts on 21 November, beginning at 19:00.


Participation by pre-registration.