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Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism by Anton Vidokle

Friday, February 16, 2018 6 pm - 9 pm

Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism by Anton Vidokle 

Opening Reception Friday, February 16 at 6 p.m. 
Exhibition on view through Saturday, August 11

Founded by an eccentric Moscow librarian in the 19th century, the philosophy of Cosmism posits that the common task of all forward-looking peoples is to solve the problem of death and, eventually, to resurrect the dead. Combining ideas from the Western Enlightenment, Eastern philosophy, Russian Orthodox religion and Marxism, Cosmism inspired a wide range of thinkers, including the founder of the Soviet space program. Scanning Siberian, Kazakh and White Sea landscapes for its influences in Soviet-era art, architecture and engineering, Russian-American artist Anton Vidokle searches for contemporary traces of Cosmisms legacy.

The exhibition will be closed from Sunday, March 25 — Thursday, May 24.

For more information, visit http://blafferartmuseum.org/current-exhibitions/

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Location
Blaffer Art Museum
Price
Free
Sponsor
Blaffer Art Museum
Contact
Blaffer Art Museum: 713-743-9521

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