MATERIALS

Iconostasis of the Troitse-Gledensky Monastery
Unusual Baroque iconostasis in the depths of the Russian North

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Conversation about church art in the Prohram studio, May 2022
Icon painter Anton Daineko and designer Alexandra Strotseva discuss church art, authenticity, copies and creativity.

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Meeting Prohram. Polina Askarova: The only place without experiments is inside a tin can
Interview
Talking to an architect about creativity, search, miracles, eternal truths and personal values.

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"We design not only church buildings themselves, but also church interiors"
Interview
Head of the studio Dmitri Ostroumov gives an interview to "Church builder" magazine, No. 79, Fall 2021.

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The image of the sacred stone in Christianity
Scientific publication
Published in the annual scientific journal "Theological Bulletin of the Smolensk Orthodox Theological Seminary", No. 3, Smolensk, 2021 - p. 142

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Canon and canonicity in the Church and in church art
Scientific publication
Article by the head of the studio Dmitri Ostroumov
Published in the scientific theological journal "Ipatievsky vestnik", No. 3, 2021

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Meeting Prohram. Irina Brel: I am like a surfer on a beautiful wave
Interview
Talking to the artist and designer of Prohram studio Irina Brel. The first interview in a series about the members of the studio.

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Alexander Nevsky. On Prince's image in the Russian culture
Report
Report read by head of the studio Dmitri Ostroumov at the exhibition "House of the Lord" (Suzdal, August 5, 2021).

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The Spirit Creates Its Own Form
Interview
Journalist Nikita Shcherbakov discusses the intricacies of the Orthodox (and not only) church architecture with Dmitri Ostroumov, head of the studio Prohram.

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The House of God on Earth. Who and how builds churches today?
Interview
Head of the studio Dmitri Ostroumov gives an interview.

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Sacred architecture. Traditions and perspectives of development
Lecture
Lecture by head of the studio Dmitri Ostroumov


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Endless Journey in the Russian North
Journey
Do you like traveling? We like it very much. One can learn a lot from albums and guidebooks. But it is way better to see for oneself what you read about and dreamed of touching.

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Hippos (Sussita), witness of four eras
Journey
Traveling through the excavations of one of the ancient cities of the Decapolis

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Talashkino
Journey
Visiting Talashkino village, an important center of Russian artistic life in the late 19th - early 20th century.

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Saint Nicholas church in Kamenskoe


Journey
One of the first pillarless white stone churches of Moscow Rus. Early 14th century.

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Searching the national style in the architecture of the Belarusian Orthodox churches
Report
The report was read at a meeting of representatives of the Belarusian Orthodox Church and ministries and departments of the Republic of Belarus, November 15, 2016.

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Saint Silouan the Athonite
Saint Silouan showed us the way of spiritual work and the image of prayer and repentance. This is the narrow way of self-changing and liberating the mind to know and see God here on earth.

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How to preserve of the walls of historical buildings and protect them from moisture
Guidelines
Over time the moisture can pass from outside or from the ground and linger in the building walls. This makes them crack, causes mold, fungus (even on the level of 3-4 meters) and eventual collapse.

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Saint Tryphon church in Naprudnoe, Moscow
Journey
Dated 1492. An example of the early Moscow church architecture.

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Filioque as a dogmatic foundation for the development of sacred art and architecture
Theology
Doctrine and tradition create explicit and implicit paradigms of consciousness for a person and the whole culture. They determine the development of religious art and architecture as its composite and spatial dominant.

The Catholic doctrine of the Filioque has a long history…

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"White-Stone Russia"
Book
Wonderful analog photos of the masterpieces of Russian architecture.

Simonov, Lukashevich, "White-Stone Russia", 1969. 10 parts

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Sacred Cappadocia. The land of secret cities and monasteries.
Byzantine art
Cappadocia is amazing land, famous for its extraordinary landscape. It is especially significant for the history of Christianity. Here, it seems, every stone is imbued with the early Christian spirit that lives in many cave temple complexes and entire cities…

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Easter light of the Rostov Kremlin
Architecture that raises us to Heaven
The Rostov Kremlin (Metropolitan's Court) is the former residence of the Metropolitan of the Rostov diocese. It is in the center of Rostov on the shores of Lake Nero.

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