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Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra KollontaiKollantai – A Play by Agneta Pleijel

 - Red Love – A Reader on Alexandra Kollontai
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,  feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952) in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish writer Agneta Pleijel.
Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian revolutionary who was appointed commissar of social welfare after the October Revolution and later one of the world's first woman ambassadors. She fought for abortion rights, secularized marriage, and paid maternity leave—and considered “comradely love” to be a political force. This reader, in which artists and thinkers revisit Kollontai's legacy in light of current feminist struggles, stems from a research project by CuratorLab at Konstfack and Tensta konsthall that accompanied Dora García's exhibition “Red Love.” It also features the first English translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish writer Agneta Pleijel.
Published following the eponymous exhibition by Dora García at Tensta konsthall, Stockholm, from May 16 to september 23, 2018.
Edited by Maria Lind, Michele Masucci, Joanna Warsza, CuratorLab 2017/18.
Contributions by Bini Adamczak, Sara Ahmed, Giulia Andreani, Lise Haller Baggesen, Dora García, Michael Hardt, Maria Lind, Michele Masucci, Alla Mitrofanova, Martyna Nowicka-Wojnowska, Pontus Pettersson, Jonathan Brooks Platt, Agneta Pleijel, Nina Power, Paul B. Preciado, Thomas Rafa, Alicja Rogalska, Mohammad Salemy, Sally Schonfeldt, Aaron Schuster, Sophia Tabatadze, Petra Bauer & Rebecka Thor, Oxana Timofeeva, Joanna Warsza, Hannah Zafiropoulos.

Published with Konstfack Collections and Tensta konsthall.

Graphic design: Jiri Novak.

 
published in June 2020
English edition
12 x 20,5 cm (softcover)
512 pages (63 color & b/w ill.)
 
18.00
 
ISBN : 978-91-85549-43-6
EAN : 9789185549436
 
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