Olexii Kuchanskyi is an independent researcher, film programmer, and writer whose main interests lie in experimental movingimage art, collective visual practices and their ecological impact, and critical cultures of nature. S/he was a member of Occupy Kyiv Cinemas, an activist network protecting Kyivian communal property cinemas at risk of privatization. S/he was born in 1998 in Vinnytsia, studied at the Cultural Studies Department of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv. S/he lives in Kyiv and Lviv. His/her works have been published in Prostory; Your Art; TransitoryWhite; Political Critique; East-European Film Bulletin; Arts of the Working Class; Moscow Art Magazine; e-flux Notes; and Theory on Demand, among others.