Sebastian Borkhardt is a research associate at the Justus Liebig University Giessen and at the documenta archiv in Kassel. Previously he worked on several exhibition projects at the Staatliche Kunsthalle [State Art Gallery] in Karlsruhe. His interests include Russian modernism, reception history, and the representation of “nature” in art. Together with Isabel Wünsche and Tanja Malycheva, he edited the 2017 issue of Experiment: A Journal of Russian Culture (“In Memoriam: Dmitry Vladimirovich Sarabyanov”), based on a selection of papers from the Third Graduate Workshop of the Russian Art and Culture Group. His dissertation “Der Russe Kandinsky” [“The Russian Kandinsky”], published in 2021, examines the significance of Wassily Kandinsky’s Russian origin for his reception in Germany from 1912 to 1945.