bio | Ekaterina Degot is an art historian, writer and curator. She is Artistic Director at the Academy of Arts of the World, Cologne, and professor at the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography. Her work focuses on aesthetic and sociopolitical issues in Russia, predominantly in the post-Soviet era. Her recent curatorial projects include: Monday Begins on Saturday, First Bergen Assembly, Bergen, Norway, 2013 (with David Riff); Art After the End of the World, the discussional platform of the Kiev Biennial of Contemporary Art Arsenale, 2012; Auditorium Moscow in collaboration with Warsaw Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, 2011 (with Joanna Mytkovska and David Riff). She co-edited Post-Post-Soviet?: Art, Politics and Society in Russia at the Turn of the Decade (Chicago University press, 2013). Degot lives and works in Cologne and Moscow.