Experience & Teaching
Research Grants & Projects
(No) Future Institution, 2020
The above video is a short extract form the (NO) Future Institutions event held in Istanbul between the 15-17th December 2020. Supported by the Centre for German and European Studies, St Petersburg State University and Bielefeld University and the 'Digital Art History' Research Group (HSE University), the conferance focused on the economic, ecological, political and pandemic-related issues that have challenged and continue to challenge the creative sector in the 21st century. A full outline of events, alongside with recordings can be found in the links below.
Photo taken during a research trip to Moscow, further exploring the trans-locality of art scenes alongside investigating feminist perspectives on Soviet and Post-Soviet art
Hipster city! 2020
Photo taken from the recent student-academic research project 'The Hipster City is Born. Cultural Production of St Petersburg in the 2000s', exploring cultural change in Russian cities in the 2000s
Presenting 'The Dynamics of Professional Prestige in Fashion Industries of Europe and the US' with Daria Maglevania in 2017
Creative labour in Russia and Britain, 2019
Lecture as part of the HSE Art and Design School lecture series (RUS)
History of the Tusovka: to drink, walk and watch in St Petersburg, 2000-2010s, 2018
Part of the New Holland Island lecture series (RUS)
(dis)order, what dirt and cleanliness tells us about culture in Russia
Part of the New Holland Island lecture series
(Round table) Sociology vs. Art History: the battle for contemporary Russian art, 2019
Part of the Garage MCA lecture series (RUS). English subtitles avaliable below
Dis/order podcast (ENG)
Podcast recorded in Nairobi, Kenya with Usha Seejarim, Bruno Moreschi and Jackline Kemigisa in relation to the theme of (dis)order
'Cyber-PiraMMMida is a transdisciplinary, transmedia project devoted to ridiculing, tricking, twisting, queering, resisting – and perverting – the pyramidal spectres and structures which haunt the worlds of architecture, art, academia and the everyday.'
The essay linked below explores the 'pyramid' as a spatial metaphor for making social inequalities in the arts more visible.
The privilege of presence
Exploring the pandemic on creative industries in Russia, using the pandemic as a 'crash test' to explore deeper issues in the arts