Artistic Director of the Bolshoi drama theatre in St.-Petersburg Andrey Moguchy supported the colleague — the head of the “Satyricon” Konstantin Raikin. He stated that the concept of “order” as the criteria of “efficiency”, for art is not applicable.
In his address, which publishes the “Fontanka”, the Mighty writes that formally the state is, in fact, there is no censorship, “however, the professional community has a group or person, happy to serve the bosses’ interest.”
Recall that in response to the speech Raikin at the Congress of the Union of theatrical figures, where he was talking about ideological pressure, the Ministry of culture denied any censorship, but the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov declared that in Russia there is no censorship, and the state order: the state, in his opinion, the right to determine which works will create artists allocated to them for money.
These officials and Mighty said: “Art is not a field of social service, not social and cultural life, and it is impossible to evaluate art according to the criteria of efficiency of work of the house of household services, for example.”
Also commented on it and the words Peskov, without mentioning, however, the recipient of the controversy: “it is Dangerous and short-sighted to confuse the hard-won artist performance with “corporate”, where the word “order” is appropriate”.
Earlier Raikin was also supported by Director Andrey Zvyagintsev, who said that censorship in the country has stood up “in full growth”, and the state on your money orders “pathetic crafts”.
Read more about statement Zvyagintsev.
In this heated debate has caused in society apply biker Surgeon, said that “under the guise of freedom, these Raikin want to turn the country into the gutter, where sewage would flow”.