The participants of the Krasnoyarsk book culture fair will be faced with the challenges of the industrial revolution

From 1 to 5 November in Krasnoyarsk will be held for the twelfth time in Krasnoyarsk fair of book culture

The main theme of the Krasnoyarsk book culture fair-2018 — the “Fourth industrial revolution”. The subtitle of the name of the fair this year, according to organizers, could be the phrase: “We don’t know how to live in the modern world, and it’s fun.”

Round tables and discussions of the intellectual part of the programme dedicated to the Krasnoyarsk book culture fair will be taking place before our eyes the transformation of social, cultural and everyday life under the influence of the technological revolution. With the guests of the fair will meet sociologist Viktor Vakhshtein, theatre critic Marina Davydova, literary critic Galina Yuzefovich, a political scientist Ekaterina Shulman, philologist Konstantin Bogdanov, writer and poet Linor Goralik, a journalist Nikolay Svanidze, the writer Kirill Kobrin, literary critic and TV presenter Nikolay Aleksandrov and others.

A special project of the fair will be Prigov.The fest, which will be held from 2 to 4 November. The festival is dedicated to Dmitry Alexandrovich Prigov (1940-2007), one of the brightest representatives of the uncensored culture of the XX century. The festival will be a presentation of the five-volume collected works of Prigov reading his verses, rap battle based on his poetry, readings of his plays, screening of his video performances, a musical play about his life, as well as round tables and discussions about the different facets of his work.

The theme of the professional program of Krasnoyarsk book culture fair-2018 — the “Humanitarian dimension of Industry 4.0”. Culture and education: whether they noticed each other? Strategy development, misappropriation or imitation. Expectations and reality. In the “Fashion” contest “Dress code: Siberia” that focus on the main subjects of the fair.

The whole unit is devoted to the understanding of the Gulag in the context of industrial development of Siberia: “Euphrosyne Kersnovskaya “How much man”, “letters of the captivity” (study of the typography of the camp), the exhibition “GULAG in the Krasnoyarsk region”.

Special attention will be paid to children’s program. In addition, traditionally the first day of the fair, 1 November, held an open debate of the literary award the NOSE and the announcement of shorts-sheet.

A full programme of fair can be found at the link.

The initiator and organizer of Krasnoyarsk book culture fair is the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation.

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