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Maria Hlavajova

Maria Hlavajova is Founding Artistic Director of BAK (basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht) and Artistic Director of Former West (2008–2016).

Titles by This Editor

Art and the Contemporary after 1989

What has become of the so-called West after the Cold War? Why hasn’t the West simply become “former,” as has its supposed counterpart, the “former East”? In this book, artists, thinkers, and activists explore the repercussions of the political, cultural, and economic events of 1989 on both art and the contemporary. The culmination of an eight-year curatorial research experiment, Former West imagines a world beyond our immediate condition.