This show is different from many of the previous at the 8th Floor gallery precisely because it is so intertwined with the theme of voices and their sounds.
A Zombie Centennial for the October Revolution
Chto Delat’s most recent film-lecture, “Palace Square 100 Years After. Four Seasons of Zombie,” offers a fresh alternative to neoliberal academic approaches to the Red October centennial.
Three Days of Debating Social Justice at the Venice Biennale
VENICE — As folks streamed into the dimmed theater and escaped the Venetian heat, I felt a sense of anticipation. Creative Time, which has been showcasing its support of socially engaged art practices for decades, made its way into the Venice Biennale’s central exhibition All the World’s Futures, organized by Okwui Enwezor.
The Political Poseurs of Contemporary Russian Art
It is always a thankless task to review a show against the backdrop of current political events.
Two More Artists, Chto Delat and US Social Forum, Withdraw from Creative Time Exhibition
Two more artists have joined Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency in withdrawing from the traveling iteration of Creative Time’s Living as Form exhibition curated by Nato Thompson, Hyperallergic has learned.
Art Historian Says “Ideological Censorship Is Happening” in Russia
In a candid interview with the Germany’s Deutsche Welle last week, the Russian art historian Ekaterina Degot stated that freedom in Russia’s cultural sector is quickly diminishing.
Manifesta 10 Organizers Defend Biennial in Face of Ongoing Boycott
The organizers of Manifesta continued to denounce calls for a relocation or boycott of the biennial at a press conference yesterday in London.
Collective Withdraws from Manifesta, Theater Director Denies Signature of Support for Putin
An artist collective called Chto Delat has announced its withdrawal from this year’s edition of Manifesta, scheduled to take open in St. Petersburg in June, amid growing controversy surrounding the policies of the Russian state, according to a statement posted on the group’s Facebook page.