May 12, 2014
“Screen Filming of ‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here’ to take Place in Greenport”
SOUTHOLD, NY. The Southold Historical Society and Peconic Landing are pleased to present a film screening and Q&A with Amei Wallach concerning her new film, “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here,” at 7:30 pm on Friday, June 13, 2014 in the auditorium at Peconic Landing in Greenport, NY
The film follows Ilya Kabakov - two decades after he fled the Soviet Union - as he overcomes his fears to install six walk-through installations in venues throughout Moscow where once he was forbidden to exhibit his work. The celebrated eighty-year-old Soviet-born conceptual artist Ilya and his wife and partner Emilia are residents of Long Island’s North Fork.
North Fork resident Amei Wallach was chief art critic for Newsday, and an on-air art essayist on the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour. She has written for The New York Times, The Nation, The Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair.
The film opened to rave reviews, in November at the Film Forum in New York. Amei Wallach’s work was noted as having “the sweep of a Russian novel and the immediacy of a family drama. It probes art’s ability to transcend oppression and exile.”
The film will be shown in the auditorium at Peconic Landing, located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY. Refreshments will be served.
For further information on this and other Society programs, please visit us online at www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.