The format of art mediation has been gaining momentum among Russian cultural institutions since 2014, when Manifesta 10 took place in Saint Petersburg. This was when, for the first time in Russian practice, an art institution sought assistance from mediators for interacting with visitors. This article focuses on the ways in which the format of art mediation has moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Experiments during the Pandemic: Online Mediation for the Exhibition 'Sekretiki: Digging Up Soviet Underground Culture. 1966-1985' at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art