International Festival-Competition of Symbolic Art

Exhibition dates:
May 19-25, 2023

Registration deadline:
until May 15, 2023 (inclusive).

Vernissage: May 19, 2023, 18.00.
Awarding ceremony: May 25, 2023, 17.00.
Gallery "Art-Commune" in TGC "Kievsky"
(Moscow, Kievskaya st., 2, 4th floor)



Category & Nomination | Категории и номинации

Мистический символизм
Дзен мистификаций
Магический реализм
Дзен магии
Фантастический реализм
Дзен воображения
Дзен параллельной реальности
Символический видеоарт и анимация)
Дзен виртуального мира
Космогония и космизм
Дзен пространства
Символизм времени
Дзен времени
Символизм человеческих взаимоотношений
Дзен коммуникаций
Дзен истории
Символические талисманы и подарки
Дзен предмета
Портреты и силуэты в стиле дзен
Дзен личности
Инсталляции и перфомансы в духе Дзен
Дзен перфоманса

Our team | Наша команда

Аркадий Бабич Арт-директор проекта

Художник- символист, дзен-практик, путешественник, практикующий гуру

Илья Беляев Лектор и член жюри

Йогин, мастер недвойственных практик, учитель йоги, писатель, целитель, ученик русского мастера Кунта-йоги – Тоши

Инесса Картинцева Лектор и член жюри

Руководитель Центра Уникальных путешествий «ОМ-Тур»

Галина Менжинская (духовное имя Гаятри) Лектор и член жюри

Лектор и член жюри

Наталья Пшеничная Лектор и член жюри

Психолог, директор Ассоциации процесс-ориентированных психологов и психотерапевтов

Александр Рожкин Лектор и член жюри

Автор техники "Трансперсональный рисунок", участник бритвы экстрасенсов

Алёна Аппель Лектор и член жюри

Художник, скульптор, путешественник, практикующий психолог

Феодор Фильков Генеральный продюсер проекта

Академик Европейской академии естественных наук

A blessing from the brightest representatives of Zen

Благословение от ярчайших представителей дзен


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ZEN ART FESTIVAL International Festival

 "ZEN ART FESTIVAL" International Festival of Symbolic Art

Exhibition dates: May 19-25, 2023
Registration deadline: until May 15, 2023 (inclusive).

Vernissage: May 19, 2023, 18.00.
Awarding ceremony: May 25, 2023, 17.00.
Venue: Art Center & Gallery "Art-Commune" in TGC "Kievsky" (Moscow, Kievskaya st., 2, 4th floor)

 There are three forms of participation:

1) Personal partiсipation: you visit Moscow and bring artwork in person.
2) Artwork partiсipation: you ship artwork, we exhibit
3) Art print participation: you send file, we print and exhibit

Participants of all these forms have equal rights at participating in the competition.

1) Exhibition;
2) Contest;
3) Conference "Zen of modern Art";
4) Master classes and demo classes;
5) Video screenings of films related to the theme of the festival.

Authors over 17 years of age have the right to take part in the International Festival of Symbolic Art "ZEN ART Festival."

1) ORIGINAL: the author provides the originals or giclee of his works at the exhibition;
2) PRINT: works are displayed in the form of photocopies (on paper, foam board or canvas).



Idea: When the mind is exempted from a routine of desires and passions when the silence fills all your being when all creation is located in a contemplation point, - then art a zen/zen is born. The lotus of the limitless world is revealed. Pure beauty awakens creative realizations. The full range of transcendental experiences becomes accessible and understood. The festival presents the creations of Artists realizing their understanding of the world through the wisdom of zen, through pictorial means and divine inspiration.

Works (original and copy) are displayed in the exhibition hall and participate in the program, in the following nominations of the exhibition:

1) Mystical Symbolism
2) Magical realism
3) Fantastic realism
4) Surrealism
5) Video art
6) Cosmism
7) Zen philosophy in time:
- Zen of the present;
- Zen of the future;
- Zen is timeless;
8) Zen philosophy in space:
- Zen in faces
- Zen reliefs
- Zen in volume
- Zen Mascots
9) Zen Philosophy in the Virtual World:
- Esotericism in motion
- Philosophical stories
- Zen video art
- Zen animation
10) Zen Communication Philosophy:
- Zen Vibration (Audience Award)
- Zen-style installation
- Zen Symbiosis Arts



The exhibition accepts two- and three-dimensional works.
The size of two-dimensional works cannot exceed 75 x 85 inches (192 x 218 centimeters).
A three-dimensional artwork (i.e. sculpture) cannot exceed 72 x 72 x 24 inches (184 x 184 x 61 centimeters).
For flat works an additional factor has been introduced: at the size of canvas more than 90 cm and up to 140 cm on the larger side an additional payment equal to 50% of the cost is charged. Subsequently, the calculation is for each step of 50 cm.
Any person over 18 years of age who creates works of art in one of the indicated artistic styles (project nomination) has the right to participate in the exhibition, after approval by the organizing committee of the works submitted to the competition.

Artists participating in the exhibition are responsible for the costs associated with the delivery of works to the site and for insurance of works of art while it is in transit.
We also ask you to read the "General Regulations", which regulates the relationship between authors, exhibition organizers and expert council.