Revolutionary skaters wreaking havoc in the streets of Tbilisi, stories of a vacated Red Light District brothel, photographic footage of Tashkent’s revolutionary youth, vegetarian-friendly Armenian Summer stews, popular mythologies of HIV/AIDS in a post-Soviet world, medicines vs poison, ChemSex and ‘slamming’ subcultures of Amsterdam, queer visibility in contemporary Uzbekistan and an explosion of dairy and cheese à la Georgian.
These are just some of the ingredients of PLOV #2, the second edition of a series of cultural evenings combining mixed visual arts, culinary experiences and cinematographic impressions of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. The programme is brought to you by AFEW Culture Initiative, in collaboration with IDFA and Studio/K.
(ART 16h00 — 22h00) Four visual artists-in-residence — Hanna Zubkova (Minsk/Paris), Hassan Kurbanbaev (Tashkent), Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov (Moscow) and Lado Darakhvelidze (Kutaisi/Arnhem) showcasing their ongoing artistic interventions.
(FOOD 18h00 — 19h45) Two courses — [starter] Armenian Ajab Sandal (Ajapsandali) Summer Stew and [main] Georgian Khachapuri (Cheese Pastry).
(CINEMA 19h45 — 21h30) One documentary — IDFA’s official selection “When the Earth Seems to Be Light” by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David Meskhi (Georgia, 2015).
Movie and Dinner: €20,00
Movie only €9,50 [Cineville Cards Accepted]
Dinner only €15,00