Urban Art in Russia, Part 4: Profanity and expropriation by commercial and governmental structures (2013—2015)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 4: Profanity and expropriation by commercial and governmental structures (2013—2015)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 3: Rebirth of the Russian street art as politically and socially engaged art (2011—2012)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 3: Rebirth of the Russian street art as politically and socially engaged art (2011—2012)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 2: Soviet hip-hop and Russian street art community (1980s—2008)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures.

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 2: Soviet hip-hop and Russian street art community (1980s—2008)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures.

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 1: Attempts of art to come out into public space (1920—1990s)

In this moment we start serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 1: Attempts of art to come out into public space (1920—1990s)

In this moment we start serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial

/ By Igor Ponosov

Irony Curtain: A Russian Interventionist

Hello, my name is Anton Polsky (aka MAKE) and I am a Russian interventionist. I’ve got an invitation to visit Amsterdam in May ’14 to take part in an annual art festival called Kunstvlaai. The main mediums represented at the

/ By Make Make

Irony Curtain: A Russian Interventionist

Hello, my name is Anton Polsky (aka MAKE) and I am a Russian interventionist. I’ve got an invitation to visit Amsterdam in May ’14 to take part in an annual art festival called Kunstvlaai. The main mediums represented at the

/ By Make Make

Cut this! 5 art-works about street ad banners in Russia

Many urban artists (ourselves included) hate street advertisement, because it’s destroy brain of citizens and is a powerful tool of the global consumption system, which currently manipulates everyone. Advertisement has captured urban space in many cities, especially in Russia, but

/ By Partizan

Cut this! 5 art-works about street ad banners in Russia

Many urban artists (ourselves included) hate street advertisement, because it’s destroy brain of citizens and is a powerful tool of the global consumption system, which currently manipulates everyone. Advertisement has captured urban space in many cities, especially in Russia, but

/ By Partizan

Where can you read about Street Art?

Today we are witnessing increased respect for Street Art from general society. People like to see images in the city.  Many curators and interpreters around the world have a new interest in Street Art. A lot of students are writing their

/ By Igor Ponosov

Where can you read about Street Art?

Today we are witnessing increased respect for Street Art from general society. People like to see images in the city.  Many curators and interpreters around the world have a new interest in Street Art. A lot of students are writing their

/ By Igor Ponosov

The First Moscow Biennial of street art — ‘Plastic world has won’

A few years ago a biennial of young art took place at Art Play design factory, which, unexpectedly for me, some French street artists attended. There was one of my favorite artists among them, Zeus, notorious for his sharp image

/ By Igor Ponosov

The First Moscow Biennial of street art — ‘Plastic world has won’

A few years ago a biennial of young art took place at Art Play design factory, which, unexpectedly for me, some French street artists attended. There was one of my favorite artists among them, Zeus, notorious for his sharp image

/ By Igor Ponosov

REVS’ Underground Autobiography

This article by Hannah Frishberg originally appeared on Urban Omnibus.     “To Joe Public: You might be askin’ yourself right now, what is this shit…what is this all about? Its about a kid who is just livin’ his life and

/ By Partizan

REVS’ Underground Autobiography

This article by Hannah Frishberg originally appeared on Urban Omnibus.     “To Joe Public: You might be askin’ yourself right now, what is this shit…what is this all about? Its about a kid who is just livin’ his life and

/ By Partizan

Street Art Files: Gandhi

This is the first post in the series of short interviews with uprising street artists from the post-soviet territory. Gandhi, a collective from St. Petersburg respond to our typical questions about their socially-oriented street art, and themes of feminism, tolerance, and non-violence.

/ By Partizan

Street Art Files: Gandhi

This is the first post in the series of short interviews with uprising street artists from the post-soviet territory. Gandhi, a collective from St. Petersburg respond to our typical questions about their socially-oriented street art, and themes of feminism, tolerance, and non-violence.

/ By Partizan