What Is to Be Done/Chto Delat" by Nikolay Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky

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Number of Pages432
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ISBN 10082853473X
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The book also contains an attack on Revisionism. Preface According to the author’s original plan, the present pamphlet was to have been devoted to a detailed development of the ideas expressed in the article “Where To Begin”, (Iskra, No.

Published Article/Book Citation. John C. Reitz, "Chto Delat’. Rol’ Gosudarstva v Razvitii Grazhdanskovo Obshchestva v Rossii [What Is To Be Done. The State’s Role in the Development of Civil Society in Russia] What Is to Be Done/Chto Delat book by Alexander Domrin,", 2 Predstavitel’naya Vlast [Representative Power] 28.

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Chto Delat may be artists of the new type, who combine art with research work and political commitment, but when they make reference to realism or. nezhnost / tenderness from chto delat a video performance by Chto Delat collective realized by Nina Gasteva, Tsaplya Olga Egorova, Nikolay Oleynikov and Dmitry Vilensky, Maydifferent locations *** The collective Chto Delat (What is to be done?) was founded in early in Petersburg by a workgroup of artists, critics, philosophers, and writers from [ ].

The question above – Lenin's famous question, you may remember – refers to the name of a loose collective of leftist Russian poets, artists, philosophers, singers, set designers, critics.

[Book Section] No full text available Abstract or Description ‘What Remains. – Chto Delat?, Post-Communism and Art’, in: Johan Holten (Ed.), What Is To Be Done. – Survey of the Works of the Russian Collective Chto Delat?, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne,pp.

Chto Delat. is an autonomous Russian collective made up of artists, philosophers, activists. It takes its name from one of Lenin’s most famous quotes: What is to be done. The aim of the group is to reconcile artistic practices, political theory, and radical activism.

The collective Chto Delat (What is to be done?) was founded in early in Petersburg by a workgroup of artists, critics, philosophers, and writers from St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Nizhny Novgorod with the goal of merging political theory, art, and activism.

What Is to Be Done. (Russian: Что делать?, tr. Chto delat'?; also translated as "What Shall We Do?") is an novel written by the Russian philosopher, journalist and literary critic Nikolai was written in response to Fathers and Sons () by Ivan chief character is a woman, Vera Pavlovna, who escapes the control of her family and an arranged marriage.

Courtesy of Chto Delat and KOW, Berlin. Russian artist collective Chto Delat’s exhibition, “Time Capsule. Artistic Report on Catastrophe and Utopia,” at KOW in Berlin, is a must see.

Whereas most Europeans are mired in controversies over what forms the coming catastrophes might take, to Chto Delat, the apocalypse has already transpired.

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The School of Engaged Art is an educational platform initiated by Chto Delat (meaning “What is to be done?”) focused on exploring the urgent issues of Russian cultural politics in an international context, and merging n political theory, art andChto Delat initiated an educational platform, the School of Engaged Art in Petersburg and also runs a space called Rosa’s.

Chto delat. have also produced an audio guide to the exhibition. You can pick this up on an MP3 player in the gallery or listen to it directly on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Part of: Dissent. Related. Capitalism After the Crash: The Rise and Fall of Neoliberalism 28 Oct   This autumn, the ICA presents the first major project in the UK by Russian collective Chto delat.

(What is to be done?). Formed in and made up of artists, critics, philosophers and writers, the collective sees its diverse activities as a merging of political theory, art and activism.

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2 Leo Tolstoy, What Then Must We Do?, translated by Aylmer Maude, The World's Classics (Lon-don, ), p. The title in Russian is Tak Chto Nam Delat'?, literally 'So what's to be done by us?' Leo Shestov points out how Tolstoy plays on the phrase 'What to do' in the short story 'Master and Man' published in I Chto delat.

for the exhibition. The guide is a wry response to the conventions inherent in the institutional presentation of contem-porary art. On display in the Reading Room are a series of video works produced by a number of individuals and groups who have links with Chto delat?.

These pieces articu-late various manifestations of self-organised. Chto Delat: When We Thought We Had All the Answers, Life Changed the Questions. Published by RM/MUAC/CAAC. Text by Dimitry Vilensky, et al. This publication focuses on the recent work of the Russian artist collective Chto Delat (formed ), encompassing a range of activities aimed at politicizing knowledge production.

Similarly, these authors do not “repudiate” politics, they merely (merely!) echo Mr. that politics is the superstructure, and therefore, “political agitation must be the superstructure to the agitation carried on in favour of the economic struggle; it must arise on the basis of this struggle and follow in its wake”.

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Chto Delat means ‘what is to be done’ in Russian, a name that refers to a novel by 19th century Russian revolutionary Nikolai Chernyshevsky, later used as the title of a pamphlet by Vladimir Lenin, an exhibition by Joseph Beuys, and a manifesto on political film-making by Jean-Luc Godard.

This centuries-old phrase implies that something has. Chto Delat, ‘From the Chto Delat Lexicon’, in When We Thought We Had All the Answers, Life Changed the Questions (exh. cat.), Seville/Mexico City: CAAC/MUAC, –18, p↑ Ibid., p↑ Commonly organised in France around Maya groupuscule is a.

Chto Delat (What is to be done?) is a collective that was founded in St. Petersburg in and counts artists, critics, philosophers, and writers from St.

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Petersburg, a member of the artistic collective Chto Delat. (What is to be done?), a deputy editor of the journal Stasis, and the author of the books History of Animals: An Essay on Negativity, Immanence, and Freedom (Maastricht, ), and. The school is a significant part of Chto Delat’s practice: it is their point of intersection with other cultures and with artists of the future.

Chto Delat’s focus on pedagogy shows the impulse of the collective to extend beyond themselves, and to do so ethically, with a respect for local collectives, histories, and needs.

Chto delat (“What is to be done”) was founded in Inmany things that have become painfully clear today were only hypotheses. But one thing was certain: Moscow Actionism and its interventions had taken on an instrumentalizing, depoliticizing logic. Chto Delat (The School of Engaged Art) Group.

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Petersburg, Moscow, and Nizhny Novgorod with the goal of merging political theory, art, and activism. From its inception, the group has published an English-Russian newspaper on a variety of issues.

Chto Delat (What is to be done?) is a collective of artists, critics, philosophers and writers that was founded in in St Petersburg in order to integrate political theory, art and activism.

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Dmitry Vilensky (DV) The workgroup Chto Delat? (What Is to Be Done?) has been publishing a newspaper, of the same name, since The newspaper was edited by myself and David Riff () in collaboration with the workgroup Chto Delat?, and since is mostly edited by me in collaboration with other members of the group.

MoMA presents the US premiere of Palace Square Years After. Four Seasons of Zombie (), a film-lecture by the Russian collective Chto Delat ("What is to be done?"). Chto Delat was founded in in Saint Petersburg as a group of artists, critics, philosophers, and writers with the goal of merging art, political theory, and activism across media including film, graphics, theater.

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