Lecture-Performance by Marina V

Lecture-Performance by Marina V 
Sunday, October 20, 3 p.m.



In conjunction with the closing of the exhibitions Watching Socialism: The Television Revolution in Eastern Europe and Nonalignment and Tito in Africa, Marina V will present a lecture-performance based on her experience growing up in Soviet Russia. Following the program, there will be a Q&A between the artist and the audience, moderated by Joes Segal, the Wende's Chief Curator and Director of Programming.


 V is an award-winning recording artist, singer, and songwriter with a "hauntingly beautiful" voice (LA Times). Born in Moscow, USSR, she won a cultural-ambassador scholarship and came to the US at 15 to study at an American high school in Springfield, Illinois. Now located in Los Angeles, Marina V has released 10 solo albums, written numerous songs for film and television, and performed over 1,100 concerts worldwide with her husband and co-writer, Nick Baker. The award-winning artist continues her work as a cultural ambassador by bridging Russian and American cultures through music.