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Slavs and Tatars is a faction of polemics and intimacies devoted to an area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. The collective’s work spans several media, disciplines, and a broad spectrum of cultural registers (high and low) focusing on an oft-forgotten sphere of influence between Slavs, Caucasians and Central Asians. Select solo exhibitions include the Dallas Museum of Art, USA, (2014), GfZK, Leipzig and Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok (2014), Friendship of Nations: Polish Sh’ite Showbiz, REDCAT, Los Angeles (2013) and Kunstlerhaus, Stuttgart (2013), Beyonsense, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2012), Not Moscow Not Mecca, Secession, Vienna (2012) and Friendship of Nations: Polish Sh’ite Showbiz, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Gent (2011). Select group exhibitions include Roundtable, 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju (2012), The Ungovernables, New Museum Triennial, New York (2012), I decided not to change the world, Tate Modern, London (2011), the 10th Sharjah Biennale and A Rock and a Hard Place, 3rd Thessaloniki Biennial, Greece (2011). The collective live and work in ‘Eurasia’.