Posts Tagged ‘Alexei Remizov’

Remizov Symposium at Amherst College

A decade after my first book Beyond Symbolism and Surrealism: Alexei Remizov’s Synthetic Art was published by Northwestern University Press, Amherst Center for Russian Culture held their second Remizov Research Symposium. The Center also mounted a concurrent exhibition of Remizov’s graphic work from the collection, first one in the United States, since Thomas P. Whitney’s […]

Just Published: “Sexual Neurosis or Creative Catalyst? Hysteria and Demonic Possession in Alexei Remizov’s Solomoniia”

I am delighted to announce the arrival of Mental Illness in Symbolism, edited by my colleague Professor Rosina Neginsky, just out with Cambridge Scholars Publishing. My modest contribution to the volume, is an article on Alexei Remizov’s literary exploration of madness as a form of creativity. The idea of hysteria as a creative catalyst, which […]

Hysteria as a Creative Condition Paper at AILC 2013

I finally had a chance to present a paper on one of the most interesting subjects I researched while writing my Remizov book. It has to do with the notion that the so-called hysteria (a diagnosis liberally dispensed to female patience for the good part of the late 19th and early 20th century), is in fact […]

Selections from the Reznikoff Family Archive on View in Moscow

Alexei Remizov, Ivashka, Paris, 1941, India ink and color pencil on paper It is official: the Russian Ministry of Culture finally purchased the Reznikoff family archive in its entirety, including nine illustrated albums created by Alexei Remizov between the mid 1930s and early 50s. Some of these illustrated albums from the Reznikoff collection are at […]

December 2012 JAVA magazine interview

Phoenix’s JAVA magazine interviewed me for their last issue of 2012. Here is the link to the article written by Jenna Duncan (you will need to click on the red arrow in the upper right corner).

Informal Book Talk + BYOB Reception, Friday, January 21, 2011 + 6:00 p.m.

SHIBUHOUSE 東3-18-5 T&Tビル2F Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, 157-0041 For USTREAM posting of the event click here. It begins with a slide and video show of SHIBUHOUSE work, the book talk and the party follow. More Information:

Interfaces (Image, Texte, Language): Artists’ Words & Writers’ Images

Photo courtesy of Pat Greer The new volume of the interdisciplinary journal Interfaces published collaboratively by the College of the Holy Cross and Université Paris Diderot is finally out! You can see the table of contents here. Among the papers is my essay “Alexei Remizov’s Creative Act.” Please click here for stunning two color reproductions […]