Keti Chukhrov

Art Theorist, Editor and Translator

Keti Chukhrov is an Associate Professor at the Department of Art Theory and Cultural Studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities and a head of the Theory Department at the National Center for Contemporary Art. Since 2003 she has served on the editorial board of Moscow Art Magazine. Chukhrov has authored numerous texts on art theory, culture, politics, and philosophy. Her full-length books include: To Be – To Perform. ‘Theatre’ in Philosophical Criticism of Art (2011); Pound &£ (1999), and two volumes of dramatic poetry: Just Humans (2010) and War of Quantities (2004). Chukhrov lives and works in Moscow. Her latest performances include: “Communion”, (May Congress 2010; Perm Poetry Festival SlovaNova 2010), “Elpida and the Greeks”, NCCA, in collaboration with Nick Lgovsky and Sergei Epishev (2010), “Afghan Kuzminki” – Theatre.doc, in the frame of the Moscow IV Biennial (curator Andrei Parshchikov), the Small Arsenale, Kiev, in the frame of the Kiev Biennial, and at the Wiener Festwochen. With “Love-machines,” her latest video-play, she participated at the Bergen Assembly.