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Art.Who.Art: A Festival of Young Artists

A photo from the third Art.Who.Art exhibition held in Moscow in April.

If you are into cutting-edge art, or if you are into cutting-edge music, or if you just like hanging out with young cutting-edge artists and their entourages, this weekend you're in luck. The fourth Art.Who.Art exhibition starts Friday night and goes on until Sunday with exhibitions of paintings, photography, installations and performances by 50 up-and-coming artists.

The idea of the exhibition is to provide artistic unknowns with a venue that attracts art-lovers, buyers, journalists and galleries. To sweeten the deal, there will be a rich program of music, film, and general arty relaxation over food and drinks.

The festival begins on Friday at 7 p.m. and kicks off with concerts by Typemachine, Hospital and Mana Island. An after-party with DJs from radio Megapolis FM will play from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday is a day of public talks and discussions about art, starting at 2 p.m. Art performances will be on display from 7 to 10 p.m., and then the night air will be filled with the sounds of another Megapolis FM DJ set.  On Sunday, an open-air theater will show video art non-stop from 2 to 7:30 pm.

The event will be capped by an awards ceremony on Sunday at 8 p.m. followed by more live music. All the exhibition spaces will be open from noon to 9 p.m.

Art.World.Art. Bankside. 17 Nastavnichesky pereulok. Metro Kurskaya. One-day ticket — 300 rubles ($4.50), three-day ticket — 500 rubles ($7.50).

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