In October 2016, the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Nizhny Arkhyz) hosted the Observatory exhibition, organised by the Gogova Foundation alongside the Ministry of Culture of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic and the Austrian Cultural Forum. The project was shortlisted for the Innovation Prize in the ‘Regional Project’ category, and the Sergey Kuryokhin Award in the ‘Best Curatorial Project’ category.
Eva Seiler (Austria), Irina Korina (Russia), Mikhail Mikhailov (Austria), Yuri Palmin (Russia), Alexandra Paperno (Russia), Timofey Radya (Russia), Svetlana Spirina (Russia), Anna Titova (Russia), Svetlana Shuvaeva (Russia), Eva Engelbert (Austria).
Mariana Guber-Gogova (Founder of the Gogova Foundation),
Madina Gogova (Minister of Culture of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic),
Simon Mraz (Austrian Cultural Forum in Moscow),
Andreas Christoph (Section A Wien, Vienna, Austria).