Kasia Ploskonka

Key information

BFA with an Emphasis in Art History, Theory and Criticism (SAIC, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago), MA in Contemporary Art (SIA, Sotheby's Institute of Art London)
Thesis title
Contesting convention: Contemporary art within the political landscape of post-Soviet Central Asia
Internal Supervisors
Professor Anna Contadini


A humanities and culture professional with 10+ years of experience working on the planning, implementation and delivery stages, and data and insights of time critical projects across the international cultural sector, in particular fine arts fairs.

Currently I am a PhD candidate at SOAS, University of London with a focus on autonomy and agency within contemporary art of post-Soviet Central Asia.

Previously, I studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago where I completed the BFA program with an Emphasis in Art History, Theory & Criticism and the Sotheby's Institute of Art - London MA program in Contemporary Art.

Research interests

  • Central Asia
  • Contemporary Art
  • Agency and autonomy
  • Art and Politics
  • Art and Globalisation
  • Activism and visual culture

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