Anna Kozonina, Rusias
Anna Kozonina is a dance critic, researcher and performance artist based in Saint Petersburg. Since 2015 she’s been observing the Russian contemporary dance scene and focusing on emerging dance artists and multidisciplinary projects which bring together dance, performance and visual arts. As well as obtaining an M.A. degree in Political Science and Linguistics at the Higher School of Economics, she studied both performance theory at the National Center for Contemporary Art and contemporary dance at classes in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. She is currently giving lectures on dance and performance theory in cultural centers of Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod and writing about dance for Russian art magazines.