Maja & Reuben Fowkes
curator, publication editors
Maja and Reuben Fowkes are founders of the Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art and co-directors of the Postsocialist Art Centre (PACT) at the Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London. Recent publications include Central and Eastern European Art Since 1950 (Thames & Hudson, 2020), a special issue of Third Text on Actually Existing Worlds of Socialism (2018) and Maja Fowkes’s The Green Bloc: Neo-Avant-Garde and Ecology under Socialism (2015). They recently contributed chapters to the Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change (2020), Creative Time: Another World is Possible (2019), Along Ecological Lines: Contemporary Art and Climate Crisis (2019), Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology (MoMA, 2018), Art in Hungary 1956-1980: Doublespeak and Beyond (Thames & Hudson, 2018), Globalizing East European Art Histories: Past and Present (Routledge, 2018), Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere: Event Based Art in Late Socialist Europe (Routledge, 2018), as well as entries to The Post-Human Glossary (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018). Their curatorial projects include the Experimental Reading Room, the Danube River School and they are also founding members of the Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative at Central European University Budapest.