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Keti Chukhrov is an art theorist and philosopher.

She is an associate professor at the Department of Art Theory and Cultural Studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow. She has authored numerous texts on art theory, culture, politics, and philosophy, which have appeared in periodicals including: Afterall, Artforum, Brumaria, documenta magazine, e-flux journal, New Literary Review, and Springerin. Her books include: To Be – To Perform. ‘Theatre’ in Philosophical Criticism of Art (2011); Pound &£ (1999), and two volumes of dramatic poetry: Just Humans (2010) and War of Quantities (2004). Chukhrov’s latest performances include Communion and Elpida and the Greeks, both 2010. She has recently performed her dramatic oratorio Afgan Kuzminki in the Fourth Moscow Biennale, Moscow, 2011; 1st Kyiv Biennale, Kyiv, 2012; and Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, 2013. Chukhrov lives and works in Moscow.