The Art of Transition from Socialist to Post-Socialist Russia

June 24th, 2023 · 38 mins 59 secs

About this Episode

On this episode, Elise Herrala takes us on a tour of the evolution of art and artists in Soviet Russia and post-Soviet Russia. Elise also gives us some insight into what is going on today in Putin's Russia in terms of state repression and renewed restriction on creative freedoms. You can check out her book here: Thanks for listening!

Elise Herrala teaches at Haverford College. She holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Host: Michelle Daniel (@M_S_Daniel)
Associate Producer: Lera Toropin (@earlportion)
Associate Producer: Cullan Bendig (@cullanwithana)
Assistant Producer: Taylor Ham
Assistant Producer: Sergio Glajar
Assistant Producer: Misha Simanovskyy (@MSimanovskyy)
Recording, Editing, and Sound Design: Michelle Daniel

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Executive Producer & Creator: Michelle Daniel (@M_S_Daniel)

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