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“Watch Me Move: Legends and faces of the world animation” at VDNH (Moscow, Russia)

November 18, 2015 - February 14, 2016

The exhibition devoted to the history of animation will be organized from November 18, 2015 to 14 February 2016 in the pavilion #15 with the support of Barbican cultural center from the UK. The exhibition will introduce the visitors of VDNH to the most important names of the world animation – from the authors of the first black-and-white experimental cartoons to the leaders of the new wave of animated art house. The exhibition will include the best releases of the major animation studios such as Walt Disney, Warner Bros., Aardman, Pixar, Ghibli.

The exhibition blockbuster Barbican Arts Centre has already been to Rio de Janeiro, Madrid, Detroit, Nashville, Monterrey and today is moving in the direction of the pavilion #15 “Radio electronics”. The collection of exceptional achievements in the world of animation, collected by the project curator Greg Hilty, includes more than 150 exhibits: cartoons, made in the technique of hand-drawn, doll, clay, sand, the silhouette and the pixel animation, rotoscoping, stop-motion and shadow theater, as well as chronophotography, animated cartoons, sketches, storyboards and character models, vintage cameras and projectors.

Watch Me Move will introduce the most significant names of the world of animation – from the authors of the first black and white experimental cartoons Etienne-Jules Mare, Emile Reynaud, Segundo de Chaumont and Georges Méliès, to the leaders of the new wave of animated art house – Jiri Barta, Patrick Bokanovski, Harun Farocki, Nick Park, Tim Webb, Bob Ebiston, Ralph Bakshi, and many others.


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