PUBLIC ART FEST
Recreation Park «Babushkinskiy» invites visitors to the Festival of Contemporary Public Art – Public Art Fest, on August 9. The aim of the festival is to acquaint the guests with contemporary art, as well as decorate the park space.
Visitors of the festival will be able to participate in creation of art installations and beautify the park with new art objects. For example, it is proposed to contribute to the art panel «Leave Your Mark» and the installation of multi-colored umbrellas «ZontART».
Children will have a lot of fun in Zoo Public Art workshop. There, professional designers will teach kids to paint animal figures, best of which will decorate the park.
The program of the Public Art Fest also includes performances of contemporary theater in the genre of improvisation. After the sunset, the park’s trees will become a part of a 3D-installation – there will be projected images, creating amazing aerial pictures.
Public Art Fest will take place in Recreation Park «Babushkinskiy» on August 9 from 12.00 to 23.00.
«THE EIGHTH WONDER» FESTIVAL
Those, who do not want to spend a nice-weather weekend in the city, can visit «The Eighth Wonder» Festival. The festival takes place in amazingly beautiful forests on the shores of scenic river Oka. «The Eighth Wonder» is a mystery, immersion in a story, miracles, organized with the help of the most advanced technologies.
It is the Seventh Musical Art Festival of Electronic Music with an extensive line-up: nearly a hundred musicians and DJs, including residents of «Shanti» and former Monasterio, as well as Europeans Dino Sabatini and Aquarius Heaven.
In addition to music, there will be a camping, a great amount of exhibitions and installations, yoga and kitesurfing and many workshops for kids and adults. Parents will be able to leave children in a special entertainment area with a trampoline, swimming pool and a maze.
The «The Eighth Wonder» Festival takes place in village «Koltsovo» (Kaluzshakaya region) on August 8-10. Tickets cost 2000 rubles (€ 40).
FACES & LACES
Eighth Annual Interactive Exhibition project devoted to actual street fashion, subcultures, visual communications and alternative contemporary art FACES & LACES, will be held on August 9-10 in the Gorky Park.
This year, the traditional exhibition of street art and alternative subcultures is held under the auspices of anonymous activism. To emphasize the concept, participants were asked to follow a monochrome palette in the design of their stands. Filling of the stands is former – the most relevant street shops and projects, activist art and food.
There will be several areas for skateboarding, basketball and skating on longboards, as well as a marketplace of independent authors and moto-projects.
Stoned Boys and Proxy will come to the musical stage on Saturday. Main musical headliner of FACES & LACES 2014 will be the legendary hip-hop artist – PHAROAHE MONCH (NYC, US), who will perform on August 10 on the main stage of the exhibition.
The entrance to the festival is free.
Atmospheric festival of live electronic music will be held at the Colonnade of the Hermitage Garden on August 9.
Musicians will bring analog synthesizers and drum machines, mixers and effects, to introduce the world of electronic and dance music, created not only by the computer. In the line-up of Quadrans Festival appear Burago, Space Ego, the duet Poima and other domestic musicians. On the day of the festival, the space of the colonnade will become a separate universe, where artists and video designers will show their creations- installations and video-performances.
The festival will start on August 9 at 21.00. The entrance is free.