Join us to celebrate the opening of our exhibition Post-Soviet Visions: image and identity in the new Eastern Europe, which gathers a generation of young artists exploring visual representations of the New East and questions of sexuality, gender and style.
After a preview of the exhibition at Calvert 22 Space, the evening will continue with an after party at Miranda at Ace Hotel featuring a live performance by headliner Kedr Livanskiy, Russia’s reigning queen of dreamy underground electronica, and DJ sets by Masha Batsea, felicita and Voicedrone.
6pm – 9pm
Calvert 22 Space, 22 Calvert Avenue, London E2 7JP
9pm – 2am
Miranda at Ace Hotel, 100 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JQ
£5 (£7 at the door)
Masha Batsea of Highway 2 Heartbreak, an ongoing audial and visual research project about a love journey via endless highways, through cities, deserts and oceans.
Kedr Livanskiy, Russia’s reigning queen of dreamy underground electronica.
felicita, a member of the PC Music collective, who recently presented ‘soft power’ at the Barbican Centre, in collaboration with Śląsk Song & Dance Ensemble.
Voicedrone – born in a town called Mestia, in the Caucasian mountains, the highest peak in the whole of Europe – is now a name heard by many in London Town. Laying down his roots and dream studio in East London, this newfound sanctuary is where he’s now full throttle into his solo productions.
About the exhibition
Post-Soviet Visions: image and identity in the new Eastern Europe is a group show of photography exploring new visual representations of lifestyle and landscape in Eastern Europe. The exhibition gathers the work of a young generation of artists rising to prominence a quarter century after the end of Communism.
Participating artists: Armen Parsadanov, David Meskhi, Dima Komarov, Genia Volkov, Grigor Devejiev, Hassan Kurbanbaev, Ieva Raudsepa, Jedrzej Franek, Masha Demianova, Michal Korta, Patrick Bienert and Max von Gumppenberg, Paulina Korobkiewicz, and Pavel Milyakov
Curated by Ekow Eshun and Anastasiia Fedorova.
More information on the exhibition here.
Exhibition open to the public:
23 Feb – 15 Apr 2018
Wed – Sun, 12pm – 6pm