November 7, in Vinnytsya in Gallery XXI, the opening of the exhibition of paintings “IZHORACIA” * Igor Shurov, poet and artist was held.
* Once during an interview, Igor Shurov, quoting the poet Horace, uttered the phrase “Once I read from Horace … (iz Horaсia – on russian)”. He was so pleased with the sound of the last two words “from Horace (izGoraсia)”, that before continuing, he noted: “What a good word it turned out -” some kind of izGoraсia “. So there was a new word, which later became the “out-of-the-genre” genre of the entire work of Igor Shurov, including painting.
October 10, 2017 in Kiev in the gallery “Vozdvizhenka Arts House” was an exhibition presentation of Igor Shurov “The Slowns in the Gallery.” In addition to the book, an exhibition of the original pastels of the author was presented at the exhibition, reproductions of which served as illustrations to the book.
The partner of the event was the large distributor of polymer materials company “Plastics-Ukraine”.
June 22, in his native Vinnitsa, in the gallery “XXI” the author’s presentation of the book “Slowns” was held with a sold-out.
The well-known Vinnytsa residents took part in the presentation: Grigory Sirotyuk, Victor Bayrak, Marina Revenko, Natalia Buzhinetskaya, Alexander Shemet, Alexander Nemchenko, as well as actors of the theater “Ptakha” and the theater “BO!”
May 18, 2017 at the VII International Festival “Book Arsenal” premiered the book of the artist, poet and storyteller Igor Shurov “The Slown’s. Chronicles of a non-human kind in stories and illustrations. ” The “Slown’s” were warmly received by the public and aroused serious interest among journalists.
The publisher of the book – Publishing House Fund for Cultural Initiatives ArtHuss, Kiev
More in detail, what kind of book is this and what animals are these “slown’s”, in – the interview of the author: Igor Shurov: “The book must be full of magical confusion. As autumn. “ (russian)