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TOMSK, Sep 10 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk citizens will collect stories of residents of wooden houses
within the framework of the "Tomsk. Map of Stories" photo-documentary
project, which goal – is to draw attention to the preservation of the city’s
wooden architecture, the project author Asya Vostrikova told RIA Tomsk on
According to her, the photo-documentary project "Tomsk.
Map of Stories" is being implemented at the expense of the presidential
grant (2.6 million rubles) and is dedicated to Tomsk citizens who live in
wooden houses. During the year, journalists, students of the Faculty of Journalism
of TSU, well-known photographers – both Tomsk and Russian – will collect
stories, shoot the heroes of the project and their homes. Then all materials
will be placed on an interactive map on the Internet.
"In total, we will tell the stories of 60 heroes,
while we have found only 15. For example, one of the heroes – is a Tomsk native
nicknamed Chapa, who has lived in Tatar settlement all his life — for more than
70 years. We will tell about a family whose representative participated in the
restoration of the building of Tomsk State University, and about the house
where about 200 professors, scientists and associate professors of the
university lived at different times", – the interlocutor of the agency
She added that the goal of the "Tomsk. Map of
stories" project – is to draw the attention of citizens to the problem of
preserving the wooden architecture of the city. "This winter we plan to
hold an exhibition where we will present the stories that we managed to
collect, another exhibition will be held in the summer. Then we want to
translate the project into English so that people know about us abroad", –
Everyone can take part in the project. You can contact
its authors by phone 32-92-78 or on the project page.
Tomsk was founded in 1604, in the city preserved
wooden and stone houses of the XVIII-XIX centuries. The conservation program
for wooden architecture currently includes 701 houses, 189 of them – are
monuments of federal and regional importance.