Inconclusive analysis

Strategic project of the III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

“Inconclusive Analysis”

Founders: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Department of Culture of the City of Moscow, National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA).

Organized by: National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA)

In collaboration with Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.).


 Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA)

(17, Ermolayevsky Lane)

July 12 – August 18, 2012

National Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA)

(13, Zoologicheskaya Street)

July 12 – August 12, 2012


The Biennale Strategic Project entitled “Inconclusive Analysis” will be displayed at two venues: at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and at the National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow. The project will be curated by Elena Selina, a well-known Russian art historian, critic, and gallery owner. The project incorporates works by 72 authors from 33 countries.

The main aim of the strategic project is to study the status of young art today, and to determine the main tendencies and trends, thus presenting the context of contemporary young artists` activities. Therewith the “Inconclusive Analysis” provides much needed exposure opportunity for those not included in the main project.


The Moscow International Biennale for Young Art being one of the major international art-events will enrich the city`s cultural scene for the third time in summer 2012. The Biennale entering competition took place in September-December 2011 and attracted over 2700 proposals by young artists and curators under 35 from 77 countries. Along with the main and the strategic projects featuring works selected by two different curators in the course of the competition announced, the Biennale will present the parallel and the special programs approved by the curators and organizers of the event. In addition this year’s Biennale will include a vast range of educational and academic activities.

The international status of the Biennale plays an important role allowing integration of the young Russian art in the world context and defining the perspectives of a multicultural artistic dialogue.

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