Sasha Pevak (born in 1988 in Moscow) is an art-researcher and independent curator. He lives and works between Paris and Moscow. PhD student and lecturer at Paris 8 University, Sasha Pevak is particularly interested in the relationship between art and... [ read more ]
The separation between art and power in Russia’s recent history has never been clear-cut. Soon after the fall of the USSR, contemporary art, namely actionism in the 90s, openly criticized society and entered the political sphere. This trend continued after Vladimir Putin’s election in 2000.