Interview with Boris Chukhovich, curator of Lingua Franca/Франк тили – Central Asia Pavilion – 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Boris Chukhovich. Indipendent curator, art historian, specialist of modern and contemporary arts of Central Asia. Boris Chukhovich was born in Tashkent and worked at the Art History and Theory Research Institute of Arts Academy of Uzbekistan until 1998, when he immigrated to Canada. He has been collaborating with scientific institutions and universities in Cnanda and Frence including Maison des science de l’Homme (Paris), Université du Québec à Montréal, Université Laval (Quebec) and York University (Toronto). His curatorial work include projects such as Museum Of Central Asian Arts (Exhibith Center at Université de Montreal), New Orientalism in Quebec (Montreal, 2004), After Catastrophe (Ottawa, 2004), Return of the Metaphor (Montreal Biennale, 2007). Boris Chukhovich is also the author of many virtual museum and university projects. he works as an artist in digital media. Boris lives and works in Montreal.