Nina Gourianova, 2007–2008 | National Humanities Center

Nina Gurianova (NHC Fellow, 2007–08)

Project Title

Visualizing Radicalism: Avant-Garde Graphics in Russia and Eastern Europe, 1912-1932

Northwestern University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2007–08

Nina Gurianova wrote the introduction and four chapters of Visualizing Radicalism: Avant-Garde Art and Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe. As an invited guest editor, she prepared a special double issue of Russian Literature (Amsterdam) on “Russian Futurism and Aleksei Kruchenykh” (forthcoming 2009), for which she also wrote the introduction and an essay. She also wrote an essay, “Russian Avant-Garde: Art or Politics?” (in Russian), which she presented at the international conference on “Russian Avant-Garde and Politics,” held at the University of Belgrade, to be published by University of Belgrade Press (Serbia) in a volume of the conference proceedings.