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What Does It Mean to Be Post-Soviet? Decolonial Art from the Ruins of the Soviet Empire

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ISBN-10: 0822371278

ISBN-13: 9780822371274

Edition: 2018

Authors: Madina Tlostanova

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In What Does It Mean to Be Post-Soviet? Madina Tlostanova traces how contemporary post-Soviet art mediates this human condition. Observing how the concept of the happy future--which was at the core of the project of Soviet modernity--has lapsed from the post-Soviet imagination, Tlostanova shows how the possible way out of such a sense of futurelessness lies in the engagement with activist art. She interviews artists, art collectives, and writers such as Estonian artist Liina Siib, Uzbek artist Vyacheslav Akhunov, and Azerbaijani writer Afanassy Mamedov who frame the post-Soviet condition through the experience and expression of community, space, temporality, gender, and negotiating the…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 7/19/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Madina Tlostanovais Professor of History of Philosophy at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.