Love Machines: Keti Chukhrov Will Present Her New Film in Kyiv


Thursday, November 27th, 19:00
Visual Culture Research Center (44 Hlybochytska Street (1st floor), Kyiv)

Visual Culture Research Center and Political Critique invite you to the meeting with a poet and playwright Keti Chukhrov (Moscow), who will present her new film Love Machines on Thursday, November 27th at 19:00.

In 2013 Keti Chukhrov created her first film Love Machines based on the same-name play. Keti Chukhrov calls her film, which was shot in the stylistics of television spectacle, “one of the possible stagings of the original play”. The film Love Machines examines a shift of contemporary culture towards post-human condition with its negation of human community, love, solidarity, grief, and other forms of collective sensibility. An artist Arseniy Zhilyaev (Moscow) and poet Dina Gatina (Saint-Petersburg) play main parts in the film.

Keti Chukhrov – poet, playwright, essayist. She has authored numerous plays, as well as publications on philosophy and art theory. Among her books – To Be and to Perform. The Concept of “Theatre” in Philosophical Criticism of Art (2011), Just People (2010). Doctor of Philosophy, Professor at the Department of Art History at the Russian State University for the Humanities. Head of the Research and Information Department at the State Center for Contemporary Art (Moscow).

After the screening a discussion with the author will take place (moderation – Oleksiy Radynski).

Admission is free
ATTENTION! Seats are limited

The event will take place within the framework of “Between Revolution and War” project with support from Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (Germany)

With support from ERSTE Foundation (Austria)

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