SCREENING & DISCUSSION: Videos by Moscow-based artist Olga Chernysheva

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
6:30 PM
Harriman Institute Atrium (420 W 118th St, 12th Floor)

Please join Harriman Institute, the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, and the Heyman Center for the Humanities for a screening of videos by Russian artist Olga Chernysheva.

Russian artist Olga Chernysheva (b. Moscow, 1962) mines the post-Soviet aspirations and realities of her native Russia in her photographs, videos, paintings and drawings. This screening and discussion of Chernysheva's moving image work will be introduced by Nova Benway, curator of Vague Accent, Chernysheva's current exhibition at The Drawing Center, and Julia Tulovsky, Curator of Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University. 

Olga Chernysheva lives and works in Moscow. Her solo exhibitions include Olga Chernysheva at Pace London in 2015; Compossibilities at Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany, in 2013; and In the Middle of Things at BAK in Utrecht, Netherlands, in 2011. She has participated in many international group exhibitions, including the 56th Venice Biennial, All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor; the 6th Berlin Biennial in 2010; and Ostalgia at the New Museum in New York in 2011. She represented Russia at the Venice Biennale in 2001. Her exhibition Vague Accent is on view at The Drawing Center, New York until December 18.

Note: Olga Chernysheva will not be present at this event, as was indicated in error in original posting.