Lena Prents is an art historian and curator working in Berlin, Minsk, and Vilnius. Her research focuses on the interrelationship of artistic and exhibition practices with socio-political discourses, histories of art in Eastern Europe after World War II, and socialist modernist architecture. In 2016, she curated the project Labour in a Single Shot by Antje Ehmann and Harun Farocki at the Ў Gallery of Contemporary Art in Minsk; and Overcoming Chaos and Practices of Subordination at the Gallery Arsenal in Bialystok. She is currently conducting research on the interaction between architecture, ideology, and chess in Soviet Union, which was partly included in an exhibition dedicated to the Chess Palace in Tbilisi in July 2016 (curated by Nini Palavandishvili). She is working on her PhD thesis at Humboldt University, Berlin about Socialist Modernist Architecture in Contemporary Art.