International project of T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts together with the University of Coastal Carolina (USA) “The power of imagination in Kazakh fairy tales: free flight instincts” at the International exhibition-festival “Prague Quadriennale-2019”.
The team of Academy set design students together with the University of Coastal Carolina (USA) are representing the project “The Power of Imagination in Kazakh Fairy Tales: Free Flight Instincts” ('The Tales: instincts of free fight') at the international exhibition-festival Prague Quadriennale-2019, which takes place in Prague (Czech Republic) from June 4 to 16, 2019. This team was formed with the direct support of the Rector of T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, PhD Askhat Maksimovich Mayemirov. Rector of T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts expressed the hope that their participation in such a large-scale international project which allows students to learn their chosen profession deep and clearly. The curators of the student exhibition and performances are Vice-Rector for Research work, Professor Kabyl Zamanbekovich Halykov, Head of the Scenography Department, Doctor of Art History, Professor Karzhaubayeva Sangul Kamalovna and Professor of CCU (USA) PhD Anna Oldfield, PhD Emma Houes, Professor of Benjamin Sota Physical Theater.
As part of this project had already issued the album-catalog “The Power of Imagination in Kazakh Ertegi Tales: instincts of free fight”, which contains the best installations, videos and performances, the film “The Intersection of Free Flight: The Energy of the Mountains and the Ocean” ('Intersections of Free Flight: Mountains & Oceans Energy) ', performed by student set designers under the guidance of professors of the two countries. The joint international project is aimed at the implementation of the state programs outlined by Elbasy - “Kazakhstan's Modern Culture in the World of Globalization” and “Seven Facets of the Great Steppe” (“Anthology of the folklore of the Great Steppe”).