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Word & Image: From the Soviet Avant-Garde to the Late Soviet Post-Modernism (SLAVIC 184)

Course Description: 

The course investigates the interaction and tension between visual and textual components present in the early Soviet avant-garde and the late Soviet postmodernism. It explores a broad range of materials: futurist books (Mayakovsky-Rodchenko; Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh), photo-montage experiments of the 1930s, Ilya Kabakov's art, Andrei Monastyrsky's performances, Vladimir Sorokin's experimental novels and Dmitrii Prigov media projects. Taught in English. (This course must be taken for a minimum of 3 units to satisfy a Ways requirement.)

Subject: 
SLAVIC
Subject (Full): 
Slavic Studies
Academic Year: 
2016-2017
Geography: 
Russia