Rea Nikonova (1942-2014)


Rea Nikonova (1942-2014)

This month the news of the death of Rea Nikonova was posted on facebook by Dmitry Babenko. She died on March 10th 2014. This group is made to share our thoughts and also to remember her for who she is and lives on in out thoughts. May she rest in Peace.

Please publish your thoughts and if you have artworks you can share to remember her, please do.

Location: Russia / Germany
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Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2016

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Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:26pm

Rea Nikonova and Serge Segay in 2003 in Minden - Germany.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:25pm

September 2003 in Minden - Germany.

(Ruud Janssen, Litsa Spathi, Rea Nikonova, Serge Segay)

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:18pm
Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:17pm

mail from Rea in the 90-ies

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:16pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:16pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:16pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 12, 2014 at 6:15pm

REA NIKONOVA (1942 — 2014)

Curriculum Vitae

1942 - Anna Alexandrovna Tarshis was born in Eysk

1961 - graduated from Musical College in Sverdlovsk (piano - class of Isaac Zetel (the pupil of Genrih Neigauz)

1965 - organized an avant-garde group of poets and painters- experimentators "Uktusskaia Shkola" (1965-1974) and founded manuscript magazine "Nomer" (number, volume, issue);

1965-1967 - studied in Theater, Music and Cinema Institute

1971 - the first visual poems and ready-made poems

1973 - the first vacuum poems, the first poems-tables

1976 - book-art (book-halves, spiral books and books-..)

1978 - the first vector poems

1979 - founded avant-garde magazine "Transponance", mainly dedicated to experimental and visual poetry (36 issues till 1986; in that magazine participated Igor Behterev, Dimity Prigov, Vladislav Lion, Lev Kropivnitsky, Yury Leiderman, Konstantin Zvezdochetov, Ilya Kabakov, Boris Konstriktor and many others poets and artists of underground; since #28 magazine was released in the form of "Rea-Structures"; the most part of issues one can find at "Ruth and Marvin Suckner Archive of Visual and Concrete Poetry", USA)

1982 - gesticulation poems (the first public performances in 1984 in Leningrad at "Club-81",
since 1990 at avant-garde festivals in Smolensk, Tambov, Kiev, clubs in Moscow,

1984 - at International Sound Poetry in Berlin and at the festival "Polyfonix-26" in Budapest)

1983 - visual poems on disks (disk-poems), The Manifesto of Vandalism as Poetry Style, Manifesto of Coulinart as eatable poetry

1984 - a series of performances (in cooperation with B. Constrictor and Serguei Sigay) at Leningrad underground stage; action poetry (poems on bodies of audience, recitals with color loudspeakers, recitals with simultaneous picture illustrations)

1987 - the first participation at international exhibition of visual poetry in Mexico (other exhibitions and publication in catalogues: Poetry: new inscriptions, new ideas, Amadora, Portugal, 1988 - The first international Exhibition of visual poetry in Sao Paolo, Brazil, 1988 - Transfuror: visual poetry from Brazil, Soviet Union and German-language countries, Kassel-Berlin, 1990-1992; Visual poetry, Gotha Museum, Germany,

1990 - The third international exhibition of Visual Poetry, Melbourne, Australia, 1993 - Peace Poem/World Poem, Figuereda da Foz, Portugal,

1993 - International Visual Poetry, San Kilbda, Australia 1995 )

1989 - the first Russian prose publication: The Scotchman Trial, Trento, Italy: "Serge Sigay in Italy" Publication, 189 (the other publications in Chernovik, 1989, #1, ibid. 1992, #6, ibid. 1990, #4, 1991, #5, Credo, 1993, #1-2, Gumanitarnyi Fond, 1992, #42, Volga, 1995, #7, URBI, 1996, #8)

1991 - foundation of international limited (50 copies, 6 volumes) assemblage magazine "Double", dedicated to visual and vacuum poetry

(written by Rea Nikonova, 1996)

1998 - Laureat Andrei Bely for 1988 in the category "Merit". Since 1988 lives in Germany (Kiel).





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