At the Bauhaus in Dessau – K. MALEVICH
APRIL 7, 1927
Slate Russian Museum. St Petersburg of a scientific-artistic exhibition of the Institute abroad; in Germany, France, and America.
Second Proposal In case it proves impossible to organize an exhibition of the works of the Institute, the Institute would like to put in a request for the following staff members to travel abroad:
1) the head of the Department of Painterly culture (Formal-Theoretical) — K. S. Malevich, 2) the head of the Department of General Methodology — N. N. Punin, 3) the Deputy Head of the Department of Material culture — N. N. Suetin; and the research assistant of the Department of Organic culture — B. V. Ender; all individual requests are enclosed. All of the above-mentioned staff members will travel on official business for the first time.
Third Proposal. As a last resort, if Glavnauka will find it impossible to issue funds for the organization of the exhibition or the trips of theindividual heads of departments. I, as Head of the Department of Painterly culture (Formal-Theoretical), would like to petition Glavnauka to aid me in receiving visas and credentials to facilitate my journey to France through Warsaw and Germany on foot, which I propose to begin on May 15, and reach Pans on November 1, planning to return by tram on December 1 ‘
Director of the Institute