Type: exhibition, museum
The exhibition in the spaces of the New Manege about the role of Moscow and the life of the city during WW2.
The exhibition is organized in the New Manege building and occupies its entire area. The building has an elongated, extended shape, and the entrance to it is in the center so that on both sides of the entrance there are two “wings” – exhibition spaces. Therefore, compositionally, the exhibition is designed in two spatial blocks. The principle of organization of the exhibition is thematic and chronological, it reflects the sequence of events. The first, right from the entrance, spatial block begins with an installation-reconstruction of the interior of a pre-war Soviet apartment and ends with a hall dedicated to the 1941 Moscow parade and the Battle of Moscow. The second, to the left of the entrance, spatial block begins with an installation-reconstruction of the interior of a Soviet apartment during the war and ends with a hall dedicated to the 1945 parade on Red Square. The opening and closing halls of both “wings” of the exhibition are mutually opposed to each other.