Women at Work: Subverting the Feminine in Post-Soviet Russia
13 Jul 2018 – 15 Sep 2018
White Space Gallery
London, United Kingdom
London’s White Space Gallery was founded in 2001. Alongside our commercial gallery activities, we’ve also curated exhibitions and co-organised events in collaboration with major British and Russian cultural institutions. These include the Russian Patient exhibition (Freud Museum, London, 2002), O&A Florensky: Moveable Bestiary (Architectural Association, London, 2002), Evgeny Yufit: Necrorealist Cinema (ICA, London, 2003), Stephen Gill: Field Studies (Moscow Museum of Architecture, Moscow, 2004). Cold Cold Heart: Mattias Akerfelt (Sweden), Olga Chernysheva (Russia), Jesper Just (Denmark), Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland), Antti Laitinen (Finland), Elena Nasanen (Finland), Torbjorn Rodland (Norway), Richard T. Walker (UK) in the weekend of performance and video at the Somerset House (Courtauld Institute, London 2006); Rustam Khalfin exhibition (2006); Andrey Tarkovsky Polaroids (2007); Rimaldas Viksraitis “Grimaces of The Weary Village”, Arles Photofestival, 2009, France; Timur Novikov. White Swan at the German Embassy, London (2011); Mirror and Pomegranate: Sergey Paradjanov and Andrey Tarkovsky (2012); Abstraction/Constructivism: Dmitry Konradt and Richard Pare (2013); Inside Out: VLADIMIR ANTOSHENKOV, GINTAUTAS TRIMAKAS, ALEXANDER TYAGNI-RYADNO, ALGIMANTAS KUNCIUS, ANDREY TARKOVSKY, YURI AVVAKUMOV (Architectural Association, London, 2016).
We have organised many educational events by leading artists and curators, such as the late Dmitri Prigov, Vitaly Komar, Oleg Kulik, Sergey Bratkov, Olga Chernysheva, Stuart Brisely, Boris Mikhailov, Jeremy Shaw, Antanas Sutkus, Martin Parr, Rimaldas Viksraitis, Andrey Tarkovsky Jr., Charlotte Cotton, Sarah Wilson, and many others. We give a strong emphasis on producing exhibition catalogues, and regularly commission articles for our publications.
The Gallery artists’ works have been sold to the Victoria and Albert Museum Prints and Photography Collections, National Museum of Modern Art in Oslo, Huis Marseille Photography Museum in Amsterdam.