“Monologue. Leonid Levin”
At 6 pm on April 18 the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus will show the documentary “Monologue. Leonid Levin” (director Andrey Levchik, screenplay by Galina Levina, Olga Kremenetskaya, camera operator Pavel Zubritsky) by the Belarusian Video Center about a well-known Belarusian architect Leonid Levin. The exhibition of photographs “To Go through the Experienced” will run under the project. The project presents the author of numerous commemorative works dedicated to the Holocaust and WWII victims created n various places of Belarus and abroad.
Presenting one of the main topics of the author’s work, the exhibition reveals a special philosophical approach of Leonid Levin to understanding the tragedy of an ordinary person while creating memorials. The exhibition was initiated by Johannes Rau Minsk Educational Center a few years ago and was held in various cities of Germany and Belarus.
Leonid Levin (b. on July 25, 1936) is the honored architect of the Republic of Belarus, the Lenin Prize Winner (as a member of the author team of one of the main works of the artist – the memorial “Khatyn” (1968), a Winner of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus which he won twice, a member of the International and the Belarusian Academies of Architecture, the chairman of the Union of Belarusian Jewish Public Associations and Fellowships. Apart of the memorials dedicated to the war victims, participation in the build-up of Minsk and reconstruction of the historic part of the city makes up a significant part of the author’s heritage.
The exhibition runs to April 20.