Life & Work
Personal Home Pages / Личные странички
Organizations / Организации
Conferences / Конференции
Lesbian / Лесбиянки
Women in Other Post-Communist States
Anti-Feminist Views / Антифеминизм
Amazons of the Avant-Garde (ed. John E. Bowlt and Matthew Drutt; Harry N. Abrams, 2000)
Women and Russian Culture: Projections and Self-Perceptions (ed. Rosalind Marsh; Berghahn, 1998) - and a book review
Russian Mirror: Three Plays by Russian Women (trans. and ed. Melissa Smith; Harwood, 1998)
Gender and Russian Literature: New Perspectives (ed. Rosalind Marsh; CUP, 1996)
Russia * Women * Culture (ed. Helena Goscilo, Beth Holmgren; IUP, 1996)
Engendering Slavic Literatures: (ed. Pamela Chester, Sibelan Forrester; IUP, 1996)
Women in Russian Theatre: The Actress in the Silver Age (Catherine Schuler; Routledge, 1996) - a book review
Dictionary of Russian Women Writers (ed. Marina Ledkovsky, Charlotte Rosenthal, and Mary Zirin; Greenwood, 1994)
A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820-1992 (Catriona Kelly; OUP, 1994)
An Anthology of Russian Women's Writing, 1777-1992 (ed. Catriona Kelly; OUP, 1994)
Women Writers in Russian Literature (ed. Toby W. Clyman and Diana Greene; Greenwood, 1994)
Russian Feminism Resources
Links on this page lead to English-language materials.
Эти ссылки ведут к материалам на английском языке.
Cyber-Femin-Club in St Petersburg: zine, art gallery, home pages of women's groups. Just look at what cyberfeminists can do with the Venus of Willendorf...
Irina Aktuganova of Gallery 21 & the Cyber-Femin-Club, St Petersburg
Stuffed Tomato art-and-literature webzine, run by Alena Makeeva.
Olga Lialina is a new media artist and film-maker. One of her web projects is: My boyfriend came back from the war!
Marina Tsvetaeva (1892-1941)
an English-language introduction to this wonderful poet, and a guide to Tsvetaeva resources on the net. By Laura Del Col.
Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966)
one of the great 20th century Russian poets. Akhmatova resources pages done by Jill Dybka from UT Knoxville. See also a catalog description of an Akhmatova video.
Nina Iskrenko (1951-1995)
Friends' recollections of this Moscow-based poet, and a sample of her poetry in English.
The Chernobyl Poems
of Liubov Sirota, former resident of Pripyat', the closest town to Chernobyl. Poetry translated into English, also available in transliterated Russian.
Glas: New Russian Writing: Issue 3 and Issue 13 of this journal are devoted to Russian women's writing in English translation. Tables of contents and a few samples.
Russian Women Writers
The Russia page at the Celebration of Women Writers has a long list of names, some linked to texts or more information.
The Pink Scare
Salon article on Russian rock star Zemfira.
all-female acapella group from Russia.
Irina Allegrova "The empress of Russian pop"
Harpist in St Petersburg; bio and MP3 files.
Russia's most successful young pop star
fan site of popular singer
profile of this classical composer with links to further resources.
Photos of seven Russian actresses from the silent film era.
Winner of Best Actress Award in Russia.
Russian actress based in St Petersburg and Paris.
A postmodern view of old Stalin-era films, by two feminist artists from Moscow: Anna Alchuk and Liudmila Gorlova.
Review of a Russian film set in a maternity ward, directed by Larisa Sadilova, 1998.
Catalog description of a 5-video series by filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya, looking at Russia in the 1990s.
Art & Crafts
Amazons of the Avant-Garde reviews a Guggenheim exhibition of work by Exter, Goncharova, Popova, Rozanova, Stepanova, and Udaltsova. See also the book.
Serebryakova's Room has six paintings by Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967), one of the great Russian artists of the early 20th century.
Natalia Goncharova: Avant-Garde Icon Painter - Article by Leslie A. Rahuba, with 2 illustrations.
Several more Goncharova paintings are viewable here, where hers is the only female name in a long list of male Russian artists.
Tatyana Nazarenko profile, and some more pictures of her work.
Tania Antoshina - a feminist artist based in Moscow.
Katya Gandurina is a Moscow artist who works in silk and is blissfully obsessed with ice. Some very lovely jpeg images of her work are included here.
painter based in St Petersburg: biography and examples of her artwork.
Valentina Zolotikh online gallery of an artist in Voronezh, southern Russia.
Natasha's Art Site presents the paintings of Natasha Sazonova: portraits, landscapes, illustrations and more.
Art of Maria Kazanskaya Russian painter living in New York. Online gallery of her work.
Nelly Chichlakova online gallery of drawings and paintings.
Marianna Trofimova Scott Paintings and illustrations in both digital and conventional media; web design.
Olga Strunina of Mstera is a lacquer miniature artist.
Svetlana V. Golovko is an artist and costume designer.
Alexandra Koukinova makes porcelain, ceramic and cloth dolls dressed in Russian costumes from mediaeval to modern times.
From the Life of Gypsies - examples of the work of award-winning photographer Ljalja Kuznetsova, displayed here on the Mother Jones site.
Olga Radionova online gallery of artist and fashion designer from Kiev, Ukraine.
online gallery has nine paintings by this contemporary St Petersburg artist.
Elena Shepetsova - four of this Moscow artist's pen-and-ink creations are online here, with her artistic resume.
Tania Sherstuk's Personal Gallery
This very talented 16-year-old Moscow artist presents striking paintings in both conventional media and computer art.
Olga Tobreluts from St Petersburg does Greek gods as Fashion Heroes on the MOMA website.
Eccentric Spaces Marianna Trofimova, a St Petersburg artist now in the USA. Biographical statement, linking to a beautiful slide-show of her paintings.
Splendid Artists: Central and East European Women Animators - illustrated article by Polish art historian Marcin Gizycki.
Siberian Deal Unique mix of art, trade and travel across Siberia! Austrian women's project. The web site is a work of art in itself.
History of Russian Nesting Dolls - known as matryoshka or matreshka dolls: the ones that fit inside each other.