Philosophical Club

January 2014 - ongoing

"Philosophical Club”

WINZAVOD Center for Contemporary Art

Anastasia Shavlokhova - co-founder and curator; co-curator - Andrey Shental

Philosophical Club of CCA Winzavod - a platform for discussing problems, phenomena and tendencies in contemporary philosophy at the intersection of art, culture, social and natural sciences. Philosophical club attracts not only specialists from the field, but also wide audience, inviting the listener to take analytical position in the discussion of current philosophical problems. Twice a month, the Vintage Hall turns into a forum for a discussion of the latest philosophy theories and trends.  By 2019 the Philosophical Club has successfully organized five lecture seasons involving top Russian and foreign intellectuals American philosopher Graham Harman, ideologist of recklessness philosophy Robert Pfaller, a connoisseur of the fine-looking Christophe Menke and many others. These events gained massive attention in social media and from Moscow intellectual circles.

The mission of the project is to bring closer modern art and philosophy, to support enlightenment and self-education and to give to broader audiences an opportunity to take deliberate and well-reasoned position on numerous questions.

SEASON I January–July 2014 “Main Tendencies of Modern Philosophy””

SEASON II October 2014–June 2015 “Soviet Philosophy in the Shadow of Marxism”

SEASON III  January–December 2016 “Dissatisfaction with Aesthetical”

SEASON IV September 2016–June 2017 “New Cosmologies”

SEASON V October 2018–July 2019 “Diamat”

Philosophical Club's web-site 

Elisabeth Roudinesco, Anastasia Shavlokhova during the lecture "Two Freuds or Space Does Not Exist"
Alexander Galloway during his lecture "The Digital in Philosophy"
Anastasia Shavlokhova presenting the lecture "From Lenin to Stalin. Party ideology as a stimulus to Soviet philosophy" with Alexander Tarasov and Alexander Segal
Anastasia Shavlokhova moderating Stefano Mancuso's lecture "Brilliant Green"
Federico Campagna during his lecture "Сosmogony: Technique and Magic"
Andrey Shental, Anastasia Shavlokhova, translator, Federico Campagna after his lecture
Andrey Shental, Anastasia Shavlokhova, Robert Pfaller after his lecture "The Filthy Sacred and Pure Reason"
Anastasia Shavlokhova, Andrey Shental and Graham Harman after his lecture "New approach to formalism, ethics, aesthetics and metaphysics"
Anastasia Shavlokhova, Andrey Shental and Graham Harman having a conversation after his lecture "New approach to formalism, ethics, aesthetics and metaphysics"
Anastasia Shavlokhova, Andrey Shental and Alexander Galloway after his lecture "The Digital in Philosophy"
Anastasia Shavlokhova, Andrey Shental with Svetlana Bardina and Irina Sirotkina after the lecture "Сonspiracy, apofenia, paranoia as a form of knowledge"
Anastasia Shavlokhova and Stefano Mancuso after his lecture "Brilliant Green"
Oleg Aronson and Aleksey Semikhvatov during their lecture "Beauty of Mathematics: Between Scientific Objectivity and Aesthetic Subjectivity"