Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism
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Russian-American artist Anton Vidokle scans Siberian, Kazakh and White Sea landscapes, searching for contemporary traces of a Utopian philosophy.
Blaffer Art Museum at University of Houston presents the video exhibit Immortality for All: A Film Trilogy on Russian Cosmism by Anton Vidokle. On view February 17 – March 24, 2018 and June 1 – August 11, 2018. Opening reception Friday, February 16 from 6pm to 9pm with a Curatorial Talk at 6:30pm. Concurrent exhibit: The Future Is Certain; It’s the Past Which Is Unpredictable.
Russian Cosmism was founded by Nikolai Federov (1829 – 1903), an eccentric Moscow librarian and teacher. The ultimate goal of technology, he posited, must be to overcome mortality and, eventually, toView more
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On view: February 17 – March 24, 2018 and June 1 – August 11, 2018
Opening reception: Friday, February 16 from 6pm to 9pm with a Curatorial Talk at 6:30pm
Gallery hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10am – 5pm
These videos are in Russian with English subtitles.
4173 Elgin Street, Room 120 , The University of Houston, Fine Arts Building, Houston, TX 77204-4018