FRIDAY MAY 21, 2021
1:30 PM (EDT)
Adjunct professor, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Revolutionary Bodies: Soviet Critical Museum Displays in the 1920s and 30s (in French)
Museum of the Revolution in Leningrad in 1931
Maria Silina, Ph.D, is an adjunct professor at the Art History department (UQAM) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Academy of Fine Arts in Moscow. They is the author of History and Ideology: Architectural Sculpture of the 1920-1930s in the USSR (2014, in Russian). Silina’s next book, Art History on Display: Soviet Museology Between Two Wars (1920s-1930s), is forthcoming from Bard Graduate Center and Chicago U Press. They participates in several research projects that address communist art and museum studies.