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Current Events in Russia, the US, and elsewhere globally « Portrait Artist from Westchester, NY – Anne Bobroff-Hajal

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Post.at.MOMA interview with Anna Bitkina

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Anna Bitkina is one half of TOK Curators St Petersburg, Russia (Maria Veits is the other).  Anya recently did a video interview for post, the Museum of Modern Art’s online resource devoted to art and the history of modernism in a global context.  You can also see my response to Anya’s interview there, “Keeping the Baby While Throwing Out the Bathwater: Socially Engaged Art in Russia and the US Today.”

In Defense of Society: An Open Platform

Monday, July 18th, 2016

As the space for free public expression of dissent narrows in Russia, a group of Russian activists and intellectuals penned and signed a Platform about the current political situation in Russia and what must be done to change it.  I wrote a response in support.  You can see both here.

Detail from my “Dress It Up In Resplendent Clothes.”