Aartyk is a mini-park, which was the first public space in Magaras Village developed in accordance with the design code of the village. The project of the mini-park incorporated the village's signature colors, and standards were followed in selecting small architectural elements, lighting, and surfaces. The design code and the project of the mini-park were developed by the young architects from the Nomado Architectural Firm, Anku Gasich and Aitalina Bryzgalova. The construction works were carried out by the local contractor, Okhonos LLC.
On the territory there is a playground for children, a workout area, a recreation and creativity zone with Magaras art benches. The park is located in the center of the village, next to the main facilities, such as the school, kindergarten, cultural center, administration building, and other establishments. The project won the Eige-2022 Architectural Award.
Accelerator B8 provides accelerated development for startups, which includes mentorship, infrastructure, educational, and financial support. It was founded in the spring of 2019. The Demo Day is the final event of the program where participants from different cities of Russia showcase their projects from various fields and compete for financial support. It is hosted by the Foundation for Innovative Development of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
It was held on December 15, 2022, and was the eighth in a row. The topic of the event's discussion was inspired by the 8-bit game Galaga and the concept of infinite space. Six companies received financial support totaling 1.5 million rubles. Projects aimed at creating innovative products, technologies, services, and solutions in the field of technology entrepreneurship in the IT sector are eligible to participate in the program.
Ainakurtz is the first Yakutian brand of matching clothes, founded by fashion designer Aina Kurtz. The brand's collection was selected to participate in Moscow Fashion Week, and their first fashion show took place in their hometown. The brand's concept is patented and has a registered trademark, and its copyrights are protected.
The clothing is exclusively made for couples, tailored from the same piece of fabric. Ainakurtz symbolizes the sincerity of emotions. The brand's mission is to help express love and trust towards loved ones. The matching clothing has already helped couples confess their feelings worldwide: in France, Cuba, Thailand, Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Maldives, and throughout Yakutia. A documentary is being produced featuring real couples, showcasing the journey of creating the brand and celebrating the love between people.
Altan Art is a young jewelry brand, born from the manufacturer of traditional Yakut dinnerware Kamelek. In the Yakut language, "Altan" means "copper". The brand offers jewelry samples made of copper and brass, combining elements of antiquity with modernity. The jewelry pieces showcase a distinct philosophical symbolism rooted in the traditions of Yakut craftsmen, combined with fresh design thinking.
Atlan Art was founded by Katerina Grigorieva, and the company's chief artist is Andrey Zykov. The jewelry is crafted from copper and adorned with beads, horsehair, "udurkhay" (birch root), leather, and wood. The creative process of designing is greatly influenced by the works and ethnographic materials of the rich heritage of decorative and applied arts of Yakutia.
AmmA Production is a production center that specializes in three main areas: AmmA Theater for theatrical projects, AmmA Video for video projects, and AmmA Event for event organization. The repertoire of AmmA Theater consists of four plays: "My Poor Marat," "Save Yourself, Penguin," "The Island," and "Windows City. Love".
AmmA Video is a professional video production company that excels in creating high-quality videos of diverse complexity. The company shoots promotional videos and creates video mapping for events. AmmA Event hosts various thematic events, such as the Greek-inspired "Feast of the Gods," the French celebration of "Elegance in Provence," and many others.
For her art, she uses materials such as recycled receipts, plastic bottles, human or horse hair, willow branches, jute ropes, and chemical-free paints. In her works you can see surrealistic pictures of plants and the designer's vision of the mythological tales of northern peoples and the ethnic Yakutian flavour.
The works were presented at a number of exhibitions, including "Save Up Laughter for Winter", “So-Tvorenie Mira”, “Arctic Chronotope”, blazar, “ҺӨҔҮҤ: Yakut language through the eyes of the artist” and others. Kiunnei encourages people to take care of rivers and reservoirs, the environment in general. Art objects are done in the surrealist genre and have a deep meaning.
Alexander Innokentiev is an artist from Yakutsk. He designs posters for live shows, tattoos, logos, album covers and posters for movies. His posters could be seen in cities like Yakutsk, St. Petersburg, Moscow and Berlin. More than a hundred people wear t-shirts with his drawings. This is not only the merchandise of Yakut groups with SONIC DEATH, but also a collaboration with the KULTRAB brand. Alexander founded a community "кыһыҥҥы ойуур" (translated as "winter forest"), where he shares his works.
Alexander's animated works are amazingly detailed. One minute of animation can take from six months to a year. In the works of the author there are many stylistic borrowings and references to Yakut art. Alexander is inspired by such Yakut artists as Tuyaara Shaposhnikova, Isai Kapitonov, Yuri Votyakov, Afanasy Munkhalov and Valerian Vasilyev.
Mira Argunova is a multi-genre artist. She paints in the style of Russian realism, impressionism and decorative painting. In her works, she advocates painting from real life, pays attention to the play of light in the open air and the inner world of those portrayed. Mira Argunova is a member of Union of Artists of Russia, winner of the Republican Art Prize named after Valerian Vasilyev, winner and finalist of international art contests . Her paintings have been exhibited at 50 international, all-Russian and regional exhibitions in Russia, the UK, the USA and Mongolia, including 16 solo shows.
In 2018, one of the artist’s painting was included in the list of 1000 best paintings of the Far East over the past 5 years. In 2021, Mira Argunova's paintings were exhibited in the New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. The painter’s works are kept in the collections of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Sakha, the National Museum of the Altai Republic, Khomus Museum and Center of the Peoples of the World and in private collections in Russia, Great Britain, Holland, Kazakhstan and Turkey.