Professional bookworm, with work appearing in The New York Review of Books, The Modernist, and Russian Art & Culture; occasional blogger for Pushkin House; supporter of blue and white sports teams; lecturer in 20th-century literature
‘The World Without Us: Josef Koudelka’s
Ruins.’ New York Review of Books, 16/1/21. https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2021/01/16/the-world-without-us-josef-koudelkas-ruins/
What the Writer Saw, or Heard About: Zakhar Prilepin’s ‘The Monastery’ and the Solovki Prison Camp (Pushkin House, 5/11/20)
Keeping Connected: Joseph Brodsky’s ‘In a Room and a Half’ (Pushkin House, 2/7/20) ‘When Reality Changes: Maria Reva’s
Good Citizens Need Not Fear.’ Russian Art & Culture, 28/5/20. https://www.russianartandculture.com/when-reality-changes-maria-revas-good-citizens-need-not-fear/ ‘The Most Sincere Form of Flattery: ‘Amerikanizm and Russian Design.’ Russian Art & Culture, 9/1/20.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/amerikanizm-in-russian-architecture-canadian-centre-for-architecture/ ‘Sergei Tretyakov: Centre Stage.’ Russian Art & Culture, 3/12/19.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/i-want-a-babe-sergei-tretyakov-review/ Robert Stephenson: ‘We Are Building Capitalism! Moscow in Transition, 1992-1997.’ Russian Art & Culture. 11/10/19.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/robert-stephenson-we-are-building-capitalism-moscow-in-transition-1992-1997/ ‘The Union of Youth at the State Russian Museum.’ Russian Art & Culture, 14/8/19.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/the-union-of-youth-the-state-russian-museum-review/ ‘Utopia and Nowhere: Soviet Art at the Grand Palais, Paris’ in Russian Art & Culture, 13/6/19.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/utopia-and-nowhere-soviet-art-at-the-grand-palais-paris/ ‘Status Updates from a Century Ago’ – Review of the ‘Eyewitness 1917’ Project in Russian Art & Culture, 4/6/19.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/eyewitness-1917-book-review/ ‘The Bauhaus at 100 and Its Russian Ghosts.’ Russian Art & Culture, 3/4/19.
The 1920 ‘Mass Spectacle’ which blurred the lines of the October Revolution (Pushkin House, 25/11/18) ‘Postcards from the Edge: Russia on the Eve of Revolution.’ Russian Art & Culture, 23/11/18.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/postcards-from-the-edge-russia-on-the-eve-of-revolution/ ‘Wish You Were Here? Postcards from the Soviet World.’ Russian Art & Culture, 1/10/18.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/wish-you-were-here-postcards-from-the-soviet-world/ ‘New Voices from Russia’s Past & Present.’ Russian Art & Culture, 2/9/18.
‘Degenerate’ German Art and the Russian Connection (Pushkin House, 7/8/18) ‘Moving Upwards: Flight and Escape in Ilya Kabakov’s The Man Who Flew into Space from His Apartment’ in
The Modernist, Summer 2018
Where the Heart Is: Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia and Russian Nostalgia after 1917. (Pushkin House, 21/5/18) ‘Inside the Utopia Factory’ (review of the Centre Pompidou’s Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: L’Avant-Garde Russe à Vitebsk 1918-1922’ Exhibition) in Russian Art & Culture, 1/6/18.
https://www.russianartandculture.com/inside-the-utopia-factory/ “There’s a Warning for the Brexit Age in Britain’s 1930s Flirtation with Fascism”, published on
The Conversation 17 th January 2017. https://theconversation.com/theres-a-warning-for-the-brexit-age-from-the-british-fascism-of-the-1930s-70936