TransCultural Express

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) partners with the Mikhail Prokhorov Fund for a series of multidisciplinary events promoting cultural exchange between American and Russian artists and audiences.

TransCultural Express launches its inaugural season in Brooklyn with a special bilingual edition of Eat, Drink & Be Literary, featuring Russian authors Masha Gessen and Keith Gessen; a BAMcinématek-curated series of contemporary and repertory Russian cinema; and the creation of a large-scale installation work by Irina Korina, in conjunction with BAMart.

This is the Mikhail Prokhorov Fund’s inaugural alliance with a US cultural institution. 

TransCultural Express programm:


Andrei Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia: 30th Anniversary, May 31—Jun 13

Russian Cinema Now, Jun 7—13


Irina Korina, Jun 1—Sep 1


Keith Gessen and Masha Gessen, Jun 5 (in English), Jun 6 (in Russian)


John Forté, Jun 7

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