Oleksandr Rojtburd

About the Author:

Oleksandr Roytburd. Artist photo
Oleksandr Rojtburd
Odesa, Ukraine

Oleksandr Rojtburd (1961-2021) was a Ukrainian artist, photographer, author of objects and installations, art curator, director of Odesa Fine Arts Museum. One of the leaders of the “Waves” of Ukrainian transavantgarde. Alumni of art-graphic faculty of the Odessa Pedagogical Institute (1983), member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine (since 1989), representative of South Ukrainian art school. One of the founders of Ukrainian postmodernism, co-founder of the “New Art” Odesa association (1994). Chairman of the Soros Contemporary Art Center, Odesa (1997-1999). He lived and worked in New York for 2 years from 2000 and participated in the 49th Venice Biennale. Oleksandr Roitburd was a director at Odesa Fine Arts Museum.

Bookshelf
by Ian Probstein

A new collection of poems by Ian Probstein. (In Russian)

by Ilya Perelmuter (editor)

Launched in 2012, “Four Centuries” is an international electronic magazine of Russian poetry in translation.

by Ilya Ehrenburg

Ilya Ehrenburg (1891–1967) was one of the most prolific Russian writers of the twentieth century.  Babi Yar and Other Poems, translated by Anna Krushelnitskaya, is a representative selection of Ehrenburg’s poetry, available in English for the first time.

by William Conelly

Young readers will love this delightful work of children’s verse by poet William Conelly, accompanied by Nadia Kossman’s imaginative, evocative illustrations.

by Maria Galina

A book of poems by Maria Galina, put together and completed exactly one day before the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is Galina’s seventh book of poems. With translations by Anna Halberstadt and Ainsley Morse.

by Aleksandr Kabanov

The first bilingual (Russian-English) collection of poems by Aleksandr Kabanov, one of Ukraine’s major poets, “Elements for God” includes poems that predicted – and now chronicle – Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

Videos
Three Questions. A Documentary by Vita Shtivelman
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Poetry Reading in Honor of Brodsky’s 81st Birthday
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