Public talk, Foyer
Xenos: Performances of Otherness
Art and the public visibility of migrants. How the social experience of migrants is reflected in artistic practices and how cultural institutions do or do not contribute to this.
Mark Simon (Moscow School of Higher Social and Economic Sciences): Artists in exile: how is the German theatre scene changing under the influence of migration?
Alexandra Kolesnik (Higher School of Economics): On Migrants and British Rock
Anna Ter-Saakova (School of Neighboring Languages): Migrant children in Russia: art and integration
Irina Sirotkina is a researcher of dance, performance and motor culture. She is the author of the books Free Movement and Plastic Dance in Russia, and The Sixth Sense of the Avant-Garde: Dance, Movement and Kinesthesia in the Life of Poets and Artists. She has developed and taught courses in “Fashion and Performance,” and “Dance and Motor Culture in History and Modernity."
Lyudmila Alyabyeva is the Academic Director of the Graduate School of Art and Design at the Higher School of Economics, the Head of the “Fashion Industry: Theories and Practices” master's program at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences, and Editor-in-Chief of Fashion Theory: Clothing, Body, Culture, a journal.