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February 2014 | Object as Measure


Gabor Stark will give a talk about BLACK CURRENCY at ual: university of the arts London.


Monday 10 February 2014

06:00 pm


ual: Chelsea College of Arts

John Islip St.

London SW1P 4JU

































November 2013 | An Evening dedicated to El Lissitzky


Gabor Stark will discuss BLACK CURRENCY | THE PORTABLE MONUMENT at the GRAD Gallery in London. The talk will be accompanied by a screening of 'El Lissitzky: A Film of the Life' (Russian, with English subtitles, 40'), by kind permission of the M.T. Abraham Foundation. Produced by the Novosibirsk-based Lissitzky Center in 2003, the film was directed by Alexandra Arkhipova.


Thursday 21 November 2013

06:30 pm


GRAD Gallery for Russian Art and Design

3-4a Little Portland Street

London W1W 7JB






August 2013 | Launch of the Special Edition in Novosibirsk

A first specimen of the handheld sculptures was presented to the press by representatives of various Siberian cultural institutions and by Sergei Lissitzky, grandson of El Lissitzky and Sophie Lissitzky-Kueppers. 

Manufactured in Novosibirsk the artefacts are made of carbon steel. Key stations of the Lissitzkys’ bio-geographical itineraries are engraved on their 5mm thin sides. Preceding the public launch of the proposed 10,000 migratory monuments, the two hundred objects of the first edition will be sent to international experts in art and architecture of the Russian Avant-garde and to more than fifty museums around the world, including the Tate Modern in London, the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Guggenheim and the MoMA in New York.





















Press conference panel:


  • Alexandra Arkhipova | Editor-in-chief CA etc. + curator of the Worlds of El Lissitzky competition

  • Anna Tereschkowa | Director of the Siberian Center for Contemporary Art

  • Sergei Lissitzky | Grandson of El Lissitsky and Sophie Lissitzky-Kueppers

  • Andrey Shapovalov | Director of the  Novosibirsk State Regional Museum

  • Natalia Yaroslavtseva | Minister of Culture of the Novosibirsk Region


For more information about the press conference please visit



GRAD Gallery for Russian Art and Design

Current Exhibition: UTOPIA LTD by Henry Milner. 21 Sept - 20 Dec 2013

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