#2 Modernism.lt. Influences, Ideologies, Heritage
Modernism & Space
Why the talk is inspiring?
Modernism in the context of both space and subconstious and everything in between. Lots of examples in art of speaker (architectural installations & metaphysical theories).
Sami Hyrskylahti (RUS, FI)
How the speaker is exceptional?
Finish journalist, photographer, artist, producer, dj & tea master who has been living and in St. Petersburg since 1995. Sami actively ‘records’ the Russian avant-garde, especially modernism architecture of St. Petersburg, prepares architectural photography exhibitions, workshops, takes care of the twentieth century Russian architectural heritage.
RECOMMENDS TO READ
White Nights (short story)
Why the book is worth reading?
For the speaker both Modernism and Cosmos were opened by Saint Petersburg. And Saint Petersburg was opened by Dostoevsky’s short story (White Nights).
Fate of the last generation of ultra-modernist buildings in Eastern Europe under communist rule