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Ekaterina Degot
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Ekaterina Degot

Ekaterina Degot is an art writer, curator, and artistic director of the Academy of Arts of the World, Cologne. She lives in Cologne and Moscow. Together with David Riff she convened the Bergen Assembly in 2013. Her solo and co-curated projects include: the exhibition and discussion platform Auditorium Moscow (Moscow, 2011); Shockworkers of the Mobile Image, 1st Ural Industrial Biennial (Ekaterinburg, 2010); Struggling for the Banner: Soviet Art Between Trotsky and Stalin (Moscow, 2008); Moscow–Berlin 1950–2000 (Moscow and Berlin, 2003–04); and Body Memory: Underwear of Soviet Era, Petersburg, Helsinki (Vienna a.o., 2000–04). She has been published in frieze, Artforum, and e-flux journal. Her books include: Moscow Conceptualism (with Vadim Zakharov, 2005); Russian 20th Century Art (2000); and Terroristic Naturalism (1998). She recently coedited Post-Post-Soviet? Art, Politics and Society in Russia at the Turn of the Decade (with Ilya Budraitskis and Marta Dziewanska, 2013). Degot is professor at the Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia, Moscow.