Victor Martinovich

Victor Martinovich

Associate Professor

Academic Department of Humanities and Arts


PhD in Art Criticism Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts 2008

Teaching areas

Cultural Industries and Heritage; Intellectual Tradition of Europe: Saint Petersburg; Artefacts of Visual Design: Saint Petersburg

Research interests

Political and social sciences, media theory, history of Russian avant-garde with special focus on mediatisation of arts.


Martinovich V. Russian avant-garde of the beginning of 20th century as a phenomenon of global culture // NIRS 2000 // Grodno’s university, Grodno. -Chapter 3. – Pp. 25-47.

Martinovich V. 5 years of silence. Vitebsk’s press of 1920-s about art avant-garde movement in the city (1918-1922). Collection of articles published by Belarussian state university, 2002. Minsk. 35-58 pp. Vitebsk’s avant-garde representation on the pages of Mastactva magazine (1980-1990’s). Materials of the conference / BSU, 2000.

Martinovich V. Social and cultural backgrounds of Vitebsk’s avant-garde. // Belarussian state university’s collection of articles, 2002. BSU, Minsk. 2002. 24-36 pp. Typology of Vitebsk’s press of 1917-1922 // Collection of scientific articles “Contemporary aspects of media studies”. Belarussian state university, Minsk, 2003.

Martinovich V. Vitebsk’s press of 1920-s about art avant-garde. BSU post. Chapter 4. – 2003. – N3. 93-97 pp.

Martinovich V. What made Vitebsk’s avant-garde: causes that created phenomena // Acta Academiae Artium Vilensis. 2007.

Martinovich V. Strategies of creation of Vitebsk’s myth in first Russian translation of Ma vie // Russian and Belarussan literature in XX-XXI centuries. Collection of scientific works. BSU, Minsk, 2014. – Pp.106 -113.

Martinovich V. Mimetic and symbolic in Vitebsk’s myth about Chagall: logoepistems in autobiographical discourse. Collection of scientific works by Moscow state university, 2014.

Martinovich, V. (aut., scenar.). Best of the Fest and Best Narrative Doc awards for Shor film “Lake of Happiness” (dir. Aliaksei Paluyan, based on the novel of Victor Martinovich). 19th annual Nevada city film festival. 2019-08-23 – 2019-08-30.

Martinovich, V. (2020). Жизнь без смысла. In Сергей Селецкий. Жизнь без смысла (p. 20-62). Vilnius: Европейский гуманитарный университет.

Martinovich, V. (aut., kurat.). curator of the event Marathon “Location: Museum” from the side of Ganymed. Hermitage Youth Center. 2021-11-11.