Reading Workshop on Decolonisation Narratives in Context of Ukraine with Svitlana Biedarieva

March 24, 2022

The workshop will take place online on 24 March at 18:00 pm EET | 17:00 pm CET.
Link to the meeting:
Meeting ID: 818 4674 3433
Passcode: 882955

Texts to be discussed:

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The reading workshop, organised in collaboration with art historian and curator Svitlana Biedarieva, will address the issues of colonisation, identity and borderlands in the context of the Ukrainian past and present.

Please find more info here.

Svitlana Biedarieva who is an art historian, artist, and curator with an interest in Eastern European and Latin American art. Her edited books include “Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021” (ibidem Press 2021), “At the Front Line. Ukrainian Art, 2013–2019 (Mexico City: Editorial 17, 2020, co-edited with Hanna Deikun). Biedarieva’s papers have been published by, among other outlets, Space and Culture (SAGE), Art Margins Online (MIT Press), and Revue Critique d’Art (University of Rennes 2). She obtained her PhD in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, in 2020.

The workshop is part of the project “Reflecting Post-Socialism through Postcolonialism in the Baltics”, which analyses the imprints of post-socialism and post-colonialism in the Baltic region, exploring them through the prism of environmental history and the current ecological crisis. The programme is curated by Ieva Astahovska and Linda Kaljundi. The event is supported by the Nep4Dissent Research Network, an EU COST Action Association.


March 24, 2022



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