Ilya Budraitskis

Ilya Budraitskis is a historian and curator based in Moscow, Russia. He is on the editorial boards of several prints and online publications, including Moscow Art Magazine and LeftEast. For now, he is lecturing in the Moscow High School for Social and Economic Sciences and the Institute for Contemporary Art. With Ekaterina Degot and Marta Dziewanska, Ilya co-edited and authored the book Post-Post-Soviet?: Art, Politics, and Society in Russia at the Turn of the Decade (University of Chicago Press, 2013). His book Dissidents among dissidents (FMP Press, Moscow, 2017) was recently awarded the Andrei Bely Prize.

During my residency in HIAP, I will do some research on the notion of «anachronism» and present a lecture and a dialogue with artist Dmitry Venkov. —Ilya