Olga Kim is a PhD candidate in Slavic and Film & Media Studies. Currently, she is writing her dissertation on aesthetics and history in tableau cinema of the Soviet peripheries during Late Socialism. Her research interests also include the early Soviet avant-garde, New Media, and Central Asian cinema. She serves as co-editor for the online peer-reviewed journal Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media. See more on her Academia.edu page.