Curator and critic Dr Olesya Turkina co-created Russia’s first feminist exhibitions after 1989. She has worked on numerous exhibitions, including MIR: Made in the XX Century at the Russian Pavilion at the 48th Venice Biennale, 1999, and contributed to numerous publications such as ICE CREAM. 10 contemporary curators. 100 contemporary artists. 10 source artists (2007) and Gendered Art History in the Post-Soviet Space (2010). She is a Senior Research fellow at the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg and teaches at the Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St Petersburg State University.
Four-legged guardians of the galaxy
The vital importance of the cross-dressing, role-playing artist Vlad Mamyshev-Monroe
Remembering the music, art and life of Georgy Guryanov
Why is the art world so afraid of feminism?