Dr Maria Chehonadskih

Dr Maria Chehonadskih

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Max Hayward Visiting Fellow
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Chehonadskih received her PhD in philosophy from the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University in 2017. She has lectured at Central St. Martins, University of the Arts and University of Wolverhampton on philosophy, art theory, and methods and methodologies. She was a guest lecturer at Stockholm University of the Arts (Sweden) and Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg (Germany). Before moving to the UK, Chehonadskih obtained her undergraduate degree in cultural theory from the Voronezh State University, Russia and received her MA in cultural theory from the Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia. Her research and work concentrate on Soviet epistemologies across philosophy, literature, and art, as well as on post-Soviet politics and culture. During her Max Hayward Visiting Fellowship, she will transform her dissertation into a monograph on Andrei Platonov’s philosophical prose and Alexander Bogdanov’s tektology’.



Selected Publications: 

Maria Chehonadskih, Keti Chukhrov, Alexei Penzin, eds. Stasis: Antiquity and Modernity of Soviet Marxism 2 (2017), 288pp.

‘The Stofflichkeit of the Universe: Alexander Bogdanov and the Soviet Avant-garde’, e-flux Journal # 88 (February 2018) [e-journal]. Available at: <http://www.e-flux.com/journal/88/174279/the-stofflichkeit-of-the-univers...

‘Ambiguous Constellations: Race, Nation and Class in the Post-Soviet Era’, Balibar/Wallerstein’s “Race, Nation, Class”. Rereading A Dialogue for Our Times, ed. by Manuela Bojadžijev and Katrin Klingan (Hamburg: Argument Verlag, KHW, 2018), pp. 45-67.

‘The Comrades of the Past: The Soviet Enlightenment Between Negation and Affirmation’, Crisis and Critique, Volume 4, Issue 2 (2017), pp. 86-105.

‘The Form of Art as Mediation: A History and Storytelling Before and After Moscow Conceptualism’, Cosmic Shift: Russian Contemporary Art Writing, ed. by Elena Zaytseva, Alex Anikina (London: Zed Books, 2017), pp. 191-208.

‘Cultural and Cold Wars: Notes on Multipolar World and Diplomacy’, WdW Review: Arts, Culture, and Journalism in Revolt, ed. by Define Ayas and Adam Kleinman (Witte De With Publishers, 2016), pp. 302-306.