10) Svetlana BOYM
, The Future of Nostalgia, Basic Books, New York, 2001.
Sa'id Costa, curator of Exhibitions and Educational Programmes of Katara said: "Following the success of the Shared Glass Exhibition we are delighted to welcome back Constantin Boym
, "From the Russian Soul to Post-Communist Nostalgia," Representations 49 (1995): p.
Exhibitions are held in conjunction with the release of the book Heads and Tales, (CHARTA, Milan/New York, 2009), a collaborative anthology with an Introduction by Catharine MacKinnon, Heads by Heide Hatry and Tales by Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro, Roberta Allen, Jennifer Belle, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Svetlana Boym
, Rebecca Brown, Mary Caponegro, Thalia Field, Lo Galluccio, Diana George, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Jessica Hagedorn, Elizabeth Hand, Heather Hartley, Joanna Howard, Katia Kapovich, Lydia Millet, Micaela Morrissette, Carol Novack, Julie Oakes, Barbara Purcell, Selah Saterstrom, Johannah Schmid, Iris Smyles, Luisa Valenzuela, Anna Wexler and Can Xue.
Moscow-born, New York-based architect and designer Constantin Boym
observes, "Sheremetyevo was built in the '70s in the 'heroic' international style, and on a hexagonal grid.
reminds us that nostalgia "(from nostos--return home, and algia--longing) is a longing for a home that no longer exists or has never existed" (2001: xiii).
A YOUTH of 16 known only as BoyM
was at the centre of the cover up, which was plotted in his home.
As part of a general shift in his practice, Koolhaas assumed a role akin to that of a television talk-show host and moderator, albeit one with very well-behaved guests: Chris Dercon, director of Munich's Hausder Kunst; Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the Hermitage; Alexander Borovsky, curator of contemporary art at the State Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg; Svetlana Boym
, professor of Slavic languages and literatures at Harvard; philosopher Boris Groys; Elena Kozlovskaya, director of the Pro Arte Institute in Saint Petersburg; and Dmitri Ozerkov, curator of the 20/21 Hermitage project.
While one can argue that the consumption of Winter Sonata is a sign towards relaxing of tension between the two countries, the act of nostalgia that viewers are engaging in is what theorist Svetlana Boym
describes as a resistance against "the modern idea of time, the time of history, and progress" (xv).
unsystematic and unsynthesizable,' Boym
writes: 'it seduces
The next in the "Carte Blanche" series will feature the work of Constantin Boym
, a Russian designer living in the United States, whose work is heavily influenced by American consumerism.
The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum here is offering just that with its "Real Plates" series of six limited-edition porcelain and enamel plates, featuring designs by Constantin Boym
and inspired by works from the museum's product design and decorative arts department.