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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Earned the portal “History of Russia in photographs”


Did not have time to move away from the shock of the exhibitions of the Biennale, which within six months was presenting Multimedia Art Museum as his team presented a large-scale project. They launched the portal “History of Russia in photographs” is an open and public photo archives spanning nearly a century and a half the history of our country. He’s already got more than 70 thousand professional and Amateur shots taken from 1860 to 1999.


photo: Vladimir Musaelyan

The staff here is: Chernenko, Brezhnev and Gromyko.

Photobank developed by leading Russian programmers, making it the most simple to use. Search photos by author, chronology, geographical labels, personalities, keyword. Users accustomed to looking for images on subjects will face their diversity: war and revolution, profession and everyday life, education and youth, architecture and style.

Of course, about art not forgot. Took excellent photos of the actors, Directors and musicians, the most unexpected footage from ballet, Opera and circus performances. In General, there is everything from formal portraits and essays of home to the military photo. And the work done in cities and in villages, which allows to know the life of the era in all its manifestations.

Collection portal, developed on the basis of the Mamma and Museum collections, photo libraries etc, Newspapers, magazines, personal collections. Among them 40 organizations: the State archive of the Russian Federation, the State Literary Museum, Theatre Museum Bakhrushin, the Museum of architecture. Shchusev Museum of political history of Russia, news agencies… the project collaborate With the heirs of the classics of Russian photography — Alexander Rodchenko, Emmanuel Evzerihin, Arkady Shaikhet.

But most importantly — each user can add to the archive by uploading your own photos or cards from the family albums. And available on the portal staff wishing to create exhibitions and tell their own story in photographs. The interactive portal gives the chance not only to act as curators of the exhibits, but also to comment on them. So we will work together to create a photo chronicle of the country.

Project partners: JSC “NOVATEK” and “Norilsk Nickel”.

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