is ScD in philosophy, an associate professor at the Department of Сultural Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics. In 2012-2017 she was the head of Theory and Research department at the National Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow. Currently she is a Marie Sklodowska Curie fellow in UK. Her full-length books include: To Be—To Perform. ‘Theatre’ in Philosophic Critique of Art (Spb: European Un-ty, 2011), and Pound &£ (Logos, 1999) and a volume of dramatic writing: Merely Humans (2010). Her present research interests and publications deal with 1.the impact of the Soviet economy on the epistemes of historical socialism, with 2. performance studies, 3. Art-systems and 3. Neo-humanism in the conditions of post-human theories. With her video-play “Love-machines” she participated at the Bergen Assembly and “Specters of Communism” (James Gallery, CUNY, NY, 2015). Her Latest video-play “Communion” was featured at the Ljubljana Triennial U-3 “Beyond the Globe (2016). Her forthcoming book deals with the communist epistemologies in the Soviet Marxist philosophy of the 1960s and 1970s.