Panel Discussion: BAM’s ‘The Old Woman’ and the Russian Avant-Garde Movement

On Monday, June 9th, at 7:30 p.m., Greenlight Bookstore will host a panel discussion about BAM’s upcoming production of The Old Woman, adapted from a short story by Daniil Kharms, co-founder of the OBERIU.

OBERIU—the Russian abbreviation for “Union of Real Art”—was an early 20th century underground avant-garde collective founded by Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky. The panelists are: Eugene Ostashevsky and Matvei Yankelevich, translators of Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think; Mark Krotov, editor of Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms; and panel moderator Ian Dreiblatt.

Greenlight Bookstore is located at 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY. For more information, call 718-246-0200 or visit the Greenlight Bookstore website.

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