Tania Arcimovič, theatre director, art critic, writer
Born in Minsk in 1984. Graduated from Belarusian State Academy of Arts (Minsk, 2013), studied in the laboratory of Experimental Stage by Anatoly Praudin (St. Petersburg, 2007\2008).
Published in “Mastactva” (“Art”) and “pARTisan” magazines (Belarus), “Petersburg Theatre Magazine”, “Sovremennaya Dramaturgiya” (Russia), “Res Publika”, “Czas Kultury” (Poland); Internet magazine “New Europa”, Photoscope.By, ArtAktivist. Collumnist of 34mag.net.
A coordinator of culture project Café European: lectures about modern art (2012), a coordinator of project A Report on the Condition of NGOs and Independent Culture in Belarus (2011), one of editors of book “Partisanen: Kultur_macht_Belarus” (photo.tapeta edition, Berlin 2014).
Selected art and performing projects
Pop-art exhibition Apprehension of War (curator) \ Tschechische Zentrum Berlin, Germany
Residence on A-I-R program, Ujasdowski castle, Warsaw \ Poland (September – November): artistic spacer walking Warsaw. In the search for a City of the Sun
Art project XXY (curator) \ Gallery Y, Minsk
Discussion and Exhibition project OFFSIDE (curator) \ Gallery Y Minsk
Performance A Café Owner by Paval Prazko \ Minsk, BY
Exhibition Within the boundaries of his own I: an artist-collector in Belarus (curator) \ Gallery Y Minsk
Residence on RMNSC theatre festival \ Krakow, Poland
Thieves by Dea Loher \ Stage Readings Project organized by Goethe Institute in Minsk \ Minsk, BY
Closed Door by Paval Prazko \ Stage Readings Project of Mogilev Drama Theatre \ Mogilev, BY
Nails (as a playwriter) \ German-Belorussian Dramatic Laboratory “MidOst” \ Minsk, BY
LITÄRA \ Stage Poetry Research organized by Goethe Institute in Minsk \ Minsk, BY
Living in Roosevelt Square by D. Loher \ “Gender Route” Festival, German-Belarusian Theatre Meeting “Ponton” \ Minsk, BY
Life is OK by Paval Prazko \ Round- “Theatre in modern society: in search of identity” \ The Centre of Belarusian Drama \ Minsk, BY
Performance Five Women Portraits \ Art Festival “See Level” \ St. Petersburg, RU
Performance Fro based A. Platonov \ Solo Theatre Festival (Moscow, RU), International Festival “Monobaltia” (Kaunas, LT), International Festival “Monokl” (St. Petersburg, RU)
Der Schlaft der Vernunft gebiert Ungeheuer // Artur Klinau “Partisanen: Kultur_macht_Belarus”, photo.tapeta edition, Berlin 2014
Aus der Izolation zur Publicumswahrnehmung? // Belarus: The World is moving, Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow 2013
Projekt „kultura”: na drodze ku demokracji // Res Publika #213’13. Warsaw 2013
Independent theatre in Belarus (1980–2013) // Dictionary of Performance Art in Eastern Europe. Eastern European Platform Project Performance Art 2013.
From isolation to publicity? Exhibitions New Art of Belarus (Poland, 2000) and Opening the door? Belarusian art today (Lithuania, 2010) // Zero Radius. Art-ontology of the 00s Minsk. Minsk 2012.
Modern Belarusian Theatre: a struggle for diversity // A Report on the Condition of NGOs and Independent Culture in Belarus. Warsaw 2011.