Art History & Art Criticism

Books

Svitlana Biedarieva, ed., Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021, texts by Ieva Astahovska, Svitlana Biedarieva, Kateryna Botanova, Olena Martynyuk, Lina Michelkevice, Vytautas Michelkevicius, Margaret Tali, and Jessica Zychowicz, Stuttgart: ibidem Press and New York: Columbia University Press, 2021.

Book presentations: British-Ukrainian Aid, Harriman Institute at Columbia University, Indiana University, Central European University.

Svitlana Biedarieva and Hanna Deikun, eds., At the Front Line: Ukrainian Art, 2013–2019/ La línea del frente. El arte ucraniano, 2013–2019/ Na linii frontu.
Ukrains’ke mystetstvo, 2013–2019,
exh. cat., texts by Yevgenia Belorusets, Uilleam Blacker, Svitlana Biedarieva, Hanna Deikun, Oleksandra Gaidai, Olesya Khromeychuk, César Martínez, Jean Meyer, Lada Nakonechna, Mykola Ridnyi, et. al, Mexico City and Kyiv: Editorial 17 and International “Renaissance” Foundation, 2020. ISBN: 978- 6079803940.

Book presentations: National Museum of Cultures (Mexico), El Sotano bookstore

Selected book chapters and articles

Decolonization and disentanglement in Ukrainian art“, post MoMA, 2 June 2022.

Art Communities at Risk: On Ukraine”, October, Vol. 179 (Winter 2022) (MIT Press), 137-149. https://doi.org/10.1162/octo_a_00452

(Forthcoming): “Women’s history as the history of dispossession in contemporary Ukrainian art”, in Jessica Zychowicz, ed., Unmaking the Vulnerable Female Subject: War and Rebellion in the 20th-21st-century Ukrainian, Polish, and Belarusian Art, Literature, and Music, 2022.

(Forthcoming): “Ways to Murder with a Flag: Paradoxical discourse and subversive affirmation in the art of Odesa conceptualists”, in Maia Toteva, Gediminas Gasparavičius, and Tom Williams, eds., Walking with the Enemy: Reclaiming the Language of Power and Manipulation in the Post-Truth Era, 2023.

On the concept of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Ukraine“, Art Margins Online (MIT Press), 11 November 2021.

“The documentary turn in new Ukrainian art”, in Svitlana Biedarieva, ed., Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021, Stuttgart: ibidem Press and New York: Columbia University Press, 2021, pp. 53-78. Excerpts available online: Blok Magazine, 23 May 2022.

“The face of the conflict: Ukrainian artists at the frontline”, in Svitlana Biedarieva and Hanna Deikun, eds., At the Front Line: Ukrainian Art, 2013–2019/ La línea del frente. El arte ucraniano, 2013–2019/ Na linii frontu. Ukrains’ke mystetstvo, 2013–2019, exh. cat., Mexico City: Editorial 17 and Kyiv: International “Renaissance” Foundation, 2020, pp. 12-15.

“El cuerpo barroco. El exceso y el vacío en el performance contemporáneo” (“The baroque body: Excess and void in the contemporary performance”), in Francisco López, ed., Primer Concurso de Teoría de Performance/ Cuerpo, Mexico City: Secretariat of Culture, the National Centre of Arts of Mexico, and PerfoRedMx, 2020.

“Cuauhtémoc Medina. Portrait of the curator of the 12th Shanghai Biennale”, Critique d´Art. The International Review of Contemporary Art Criticism (University of Rennes 2), No. 52, Spring/ Summer 2019, pp. 90-93.

Mexico 1968 – Beginning of the age of discrepancies: Interview with Cuauhtémoc Medina about Mexico ‘68“, Art Margins Online (MIT Press), 30. April 2018.

“The street artist as translator”, Space and Culture (SAGE Publishing), Vol. 19, No. 1, February 2016, pp. 4-14. DOI: 10.1177/1206331215579752.

Selected press articles

The Ukrainian artists making work as acts of resistance,” Financial Times, 28 March 2022

Art under attack: Three decades of Ukrainian resistance,” Contemporary Art Stavanger, 24 March 2022.

Лінія фронту: між Мексикою та Канадою“, Prostory. 13 вересня 2020.

Crimea’s amazing history told through art“, Hyperallergic, 3 May 2019.

Political art exhibitions in Ukraine face attacks and censorship“, Hyperallergic, 7 March 2019.

“Xavier Le Roy at the Jumex Museum” (in Spanish), La Tempestad, No. 140, November 2018.

The devaluation of the human: Victor Man at Tamayo” (in Spanish), Revista
Código
, 5 July 2018.

To inhabit the Modernism: Leonor Antunes in Mexico” (in Spanish), Revista Código, 12 June 2018.

Mexico: Reactive painting” (in Spanish), Revista Código, 29 May 2018.

The importance of Havana’s first alternative biennial for the Cuban art scene“, Hyperallergic, 25 May 2018.

Mario Pani: Architecture in process” (in Spanish), Revista Código, No. 96, Dec–Jan 2016/2017.

Isaac Julien, Playtime/ Kapital: Are we all capitalists?” (in Spanish), Revista Código, 27 Sep 2016.

“Fragile modernity: Brazilian art at the MUNAL” (in Spanish), La Tempestad, 4 Aug 2016.

“Breaking the ice: Moscow art, 1960–80s”, London Student, Issue 7, Jan 2013.

“Giuseppe Penone: Spazio di Luce”, Courtauld Reviews, Issue 12, Nov 2012.

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