Yelena Moskovich

 

Yelena Moskovich

Yelena Moskovich is a Ukrainian-born, American and French artist and writer, author of The Natashas (Serpent's Tail, 2016, Dzanc Books, 2018)., hailed by Le Monde as “a novel of tact and image” and by The Financial Times as “brave, original prose [that] radiates with heat, locating that delicate point of equilibrium between aesthetics and outrage,” and named a book of the year by The Irish Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian.

She was born in the former USSR and emigrated to Wisconsin with her family as Jewish refugees in 1991. After graduating with a degree in playwriting from Emerson College, Boston, she moved to Paris to pursue movement composition at the Lecoq School of Physical Theatre, and later its theoretical lens at Université Paris 8 with a Masters in Art, Philosophy, and Aesthetics.

Her plays and performances have been produced in the US, Vancouver, Paris, and Stockholm. She has also written for The New Statesman3:AM MagazineThe Happy Reader, and in French for Mixt(e) Magazine. Excerpts of her upcoming second novel, Virtuoso (Serpent’s Tail, 2019), were published in the new issue of Dyke_On Magazine. This is the first exhibition of her visual work.