Wilson Center Experts

Maria Yuryevna Ratanova

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Ph.D. Candidate, European University at St Petersburg
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Choreographer Bronislava Nijinska in the Context of the Artistic Trends of the 1910s-1930s
Apr 01, 2003
May 01, 2003

Project Summary

Reconstructs cheographer Bronislava Nijinkska’s impact on Russian 20th century art, identifying her historical knowledge and technique in radically and rapidly altering the artistic trends of the 1910s-1930s. Discusses Nijinska’s role in the émigré cultures of Paris and the US and the recent revivals of her choreaography.