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Xenia is awarded Fulbright Visiting Scholar Fellowship 2022 at the Inclusive Ecologies Incubator, Pratt Institute New York City, is founder and director of the education and research centre in the largest Art Park in Europe, the Nikola-Lenivets Classroom, established in 2017 with the support of Robert Mull and the Global Free Unit. She has 10 years teaching experience at universities in the UK, Europe and Russia and currently leads an MA Studio with Alejandro Haiek at Umeå School of Architecture, Sweden. Xenia played a central role in founding the Moscow School of Architecture, MARCH, in 2012, together with Robert Mull and Eugene Asse.
Xenia's recently completed projects include St Paul's Gateway, a private school in Kaluga, finalist proposal for the New Almetyevsk masterplan, which proposed ecosystem services remediation and expansion for this post-oil capital and new restaurant and eco-tourism infrastructure for Nikola-Lenivets Art Park. Recent research and curatorial projects include Nature's Ecolomies: micro-scale ecosystem services to improve life in cities and Art as Labour: how cultural labour economies future-proof communities.