Curator without a System – Viktor Misiano Selected Writings

Curator without a System’ brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005. Working in Russia and internationally, Misiano was a key figure in the development of Moscow’s art scene after the breakup of the Soviet Union. In 1993, he founded Moscow Art Magazine, Russia’s first and only independent art journal. His writing was always an integral part of his curatorial practice, expanding beyond the cultural and artistic context in Russia to contemplate the global dynamics of the post-1989 world – a world haunted by unresolved contradictions between East and West, institutions and communities, and art and societies in transition.

Text: Misiano Viktor. pp. 516; paperback. Publisher: Sternberg Press, New York, 2022.

ISBN: 9783956794018 | 395679401X
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Curator without a System’ brings together, for the first time in English, a rich variety of essays by the curator Viktor Misiano written between 1988 and 2005. Working in Russia and internationally, Misiano was a key figure in the development of Moscow’s art scene after the breakup of the Soviet Union. In 1993, he founded Moscow Art Magazine, Russia’s first and only independent art journal. His writing was always an integral part of his curatorial practice, expanding beyond the cultural and artistic context in Russia to contemplate the global dynamics of the post-1989 world – a world haunted by unresolved contradictions between East and West, institutions and communities, and art and societies in transition.

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