Dialogue in Time and Space is a project that brings together two large groups of works. Some of them were created in different cities and even countries, and others come from the Urals region. The exhibition is located within the Museum's mansion on Petrovka, drawing onto its architecture as well as unique and historical topography.
The exhibition is divided into several sections, based on the issues most vital and fundamental for contemporary art, including ecology, urbanization, modern history and cultural self-identification. A separate space is dedicated to the subject of industrialization, central to the Urals. The exhibition, among others, presents the names of artists belonging to the Sverdlovsk underground, characterized by bold experiments with form, rethinking of the abstract school and practical constructivism. This serious research experience contrasts in interesting ways with the postmodernism of the 2000s and its ironic narrative. The most recognizable, charismatic artists are displayed in an idiosyncratic ‘hall of giants.