Artist Talks, Conversations and Teaching
Mentor in Art Practice, MFA program in School of Visual Arts, NY
The conference program AGITATION FOR FREEDOM: REVOLUTION AND ITS AVANT-GARDE in Columbia University / Harriman Institute featuring visiting scholars of Russian modernism and Russian avant-garde art: Kate Baldwin (Northwestern University), Dan Healey (University of Oxford), Samuel Johnson (Syracuse University), Julia Mickenberg (University of Texas at Austin), Kristin Romberg (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), New York-based artists Yevgeniy Fiks and Anton Ginzburg, and keynote speakers Maria Gough (Harvard University) and Christina Kiaer (Northwestern University).
The conference is organized by Maria Ratanova and Masha Chlenova
December 1, 2017
Artist talk with curator Will Strong (Calvert22) at Whitechapel Gallery, London
October 1, 2017
Artist talk with curator Olesya Turkina (State Russian Museum, SPb) at New Holland, Saint Petersburg
August 6, 2017
Artist talk and critique of MFA student work at the University of Pennsylvania, class of David Hartt April 4, 2017
Artist talk at University of Lethbridge, South Alberta in program Art Now in concurrence of
exhibition opening at South Alberta Art Gallery, December 2, 2016
Artist talk within “Art After Hours” program at Zimmerli Museum at Rutgers University.
April 5, 2016
Artist talk with David Ross (Writer, curator. Formerly, director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art),
in conjunction with my exhibition Hybrid Gaze at Fridman Gallery, New York
Visiting artist at Bard College at Simon’s Rock:
Presentation of the film and Q&A at McConnel Theater;
Guest artist at film studies class of Anjali Sundaram
Screening at Babylon Cinema, Berlin
and conversation/Q&A with director Steffen Köhn after the screening
Presentation of the film and Q&A with curator Olga Shishko
XVI Media Forum: 37 Moscow International Film Festival,
at Oktyabr cinema, June 21, 2015
Video Walk with a Troubadour: 11 works by international stars of video art
Anri Sala (Albania-France) together with Liria Begeja (France), Anton Ginzburg (Russia-USA), Santiago Sierra (Spain), Yael Bartana (Israel), art group “Provmyza” (Russia), art group “Boundless expanses” (Russia), Guido van der Werve (Netherlands), Aram Karsi (Russia), Bill Morisson (USA), Johanna Billing (Sweden).
Artist talk with Katherine Carl (Director and Curator at James Gallery, CUNY in New York),
and presentation of the book Walking the Sea at Fridman Gallery, New York
Artist talk with Claudia Schmuckli and Boris Groys at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center in conjunction with my exhibition Terra corpus at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston, Texas. Boris Groys presented his lecture New Archeology of the Soviet Empire in relation to the exhibition.
Screening and artist talk with Gianni Jetzer and Adam Michaels at Swiss Institute, New York. Presentation of the book At the Back of the North Wind.
Artist talk at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) with Ellen Lupton and studio visits and crits of the graduate class.