My work is inspired by the collapse of the Soviet bloc, which led me to the realization of the necessity to reexamine the Soviet experience in the context of the history of the Left, including that of the international Communist movement. My work is a reaction to the collective amnesia within the post-Soviet space over the last decade, on the one hand, and the repression of the histories of the American Left in the US, on the other.
Ive been interested in discovering and reflecting on repressed micro-historical narratives that highlight the complex relationships between social histories of the West and Russia in the 20th century.Read More>>Monument to Cold War Victory>>
Left: Joe-1 Cruising in Washington, DC (Monument Grounds 3)
. Detail from Homosexuality Is Stalin's Atom Bomb to Destroy America
. at Winkleman Gallery.