project

about the project

ALL-Russian annual OPEN PROJECT BEST OF RUSSIA WAS ORGANIZED IN 2008 BY WINZAVOD CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE MINistry OF CULTURE OF RUSSIAn federation.
 

 

"Best of Russia" is a photo project, unprecedented in scale, covering all regions of the country.

Any person who enjoys photography, either as a recognized photography or amateur, can participate in the project.

The only requirement is that photographs must have been taken in Russia between September 2014 and November 2015.

The project's goal is to authentically capture a year in the life of Russia in the most vivid and creative photographs.

Stages of the Project

June 16 — November 01, 2016 Acceptance of photographs for project participation
December 01 — December 31, 2016 Voting by the jury to determine the best photographs in the project
Spring, 2017 Exhibition at WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art

All winning photographs will be published in the album and take part in the exhibition Best of Russia at WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art.

Partners of Best of Russia award their own prizes to the photographs.

Each year after the close of the Moscow exhibit, the project is exhibited in large exhibition venues in Russia and abroad.

statistics

year photographs cities age of participants exhibit visitors
2015: 22 000 610 16—82 81 000
2014: 21 000 620 7—92 82 000
2013: 23 000 600 8—77 80 000
2012: 33 000 575 6—79 80 100
2011: 30 000 572 8—81 80 030
2010: 27 000 570 10—78 78 050
2009: 25 234 569 7—82 71 018
2008: 16 675 312 7—86 43 213