Dear Applebaum, Bataille, Boym, Demchuk, Fournier, Hirsch & Vidokle
Epistolary holographs in vintage soviet school books
Dear Boym is published in The Future Of..., Romania (Bucharest).
Supported by Creative Scotland and the Shevchenko Foundation
Documentation by Lillian Ross-Millard
A long line of peasant revolt, a long line of serf struggle, a constellation of contested kulaks
This auto-theoretical epistolary converses with the texts: The Red Famine by Anne Applebaum, Visions of Excess by Georges Bataille, Auto-Theory as Feminist Practice by Dr. Lauren Fournier (who also wrote the exhibition text: Post-Peasant Protest), Rites of Return by Marianne Hirsch (with Nancy K. Miller), the Cosmism reincarnation by Anton Vidokle, and my Ukrainian language instructor, Pony Demchuk.