Anna Bitkina is an independent curator, director and co-founder of The Creative Association of Curators TOK (www.tok-spb.org), an art organization that conducts interdisciplinary projects in the fields of contemporary art, design and social sciences. TOK’s projects have a strong social component and deal with current issues that are widely discussed both in Russia and internationally. In her curatorial practice she is interested in issues related to the concept of public space in post-Soviet Russia, as well as on perception, understanding and mechanisms of use of public spaces and open areas by residents of post-Soviet cities. In her projects she explores the changing role of cultural workers and possibilities of creative practices in different social spheres.
Curator; Founding Director at TOK (The Creative Association of Curators)
St. Petersburg, Russia