‘Poor Theatre’, Russian Avant-garde and the Art of Anna Bochkova

  • Sophia Oberrauch
Keywords: Russian avant-garde, Anna Bochkova, poor theatre


A student essay for the Special Student Issue of the Journal of Extreme Anthropology accompanying the art exhibition 'Artist's Waste, Wasted Artists', which opened in Vienna on the 19th of September 2017 and was curated by the students of social anthropology at the University of Vienna. This essay discusses the art of the Viennese based Russian artist Anna Bochkova in the context of the Russian avant-garde.