Historical Witness Live Interview with Vladimir Paperny

Historical Witness Live Interview with Vladimir Paperny
Sunday, July 7

2 p.m.: Reception
3 p.m.: Interview by Mark Valley with Vladimir Paperny with Q&A 

To shed light on the ways Cold War history impacted human lives, the Fiona Chalom and Joel Aronowitz Historical Witness Project has been gathering oral histories from those who lived in the Eastern Bloc during the period from 1945 to 1991.

This event will be a live interview conducted at the Wende Museum between Vladimir Paperny and Mark Valley.

Vladimir Paperny is the author of Architecture in the Age of Stalin: Culture TwoMos Angeles, and F*ck Context?, among other titles. He received his MA in design from the Stroganov Art Academy in Moscow and his PhD in cultural studies from the Russian State University for the Humanities. Since moving to the US in 1981, Dr. Paperny has been a visiting professor at USC, UCLA, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Bristol University (UK). Currently, he is an adjunct professor at UCLA and has a studio practice in graphic design, architectural photography, and video production.
Mark Valley is a performer (Boston Legal), writer, and creator/host of the espionage podcast The Live Drop. He's a regular interviewer for the Wende Museum's Fiona Chalom and Joel Aronowitz Historical Witness Project. 


Free. RSVP Here.