Author Archives: Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Roland Roos – Heroic Repairsman

From 2009 to 2010, artist Roland Roos created a project to repair and restore damaged urban facilities in Europe – mainly the Eastern parts. He documented the process, taking photos before and after the restoration, which he later sold to

/ By Igor Ponosov

Roland Roos – Heroic Repairsman

From 2009 to 2010, artist Roland Roos created a project to repair and restore damaged urban facilities in Europe – mainly the Eastern parts. He documented the process, taking photos before and after the restoration, which he later sold to

/ By Igor Ponosov

Objects: Russian Street Art is Dead

Using new mediums and tools,  artists fill streets and public space with their works, thus creating a kind of open-air gallery in our cities. Objects, a series of 3 books by Igor Ponosov, provides an overview of the birth, evolution

/ By Igor Ponosov

Objects: Russian Street Art is Dead

Using new mediums and tools,  artists fill streets and public space with their works, thus creating a kind of open-air gallery in our cities. Objects, a series of 3 books by Igor Ponosov, provides an overview of the birth, evolution

/ By Igor Ponosov

Interesni Kazki — Amazing Stories On Walls

Interesni Kazki (IK) is a Ukrainian art-duo made up of muralists Aec and WaOne, who began working together in 1999. Since then, these guys have created many murals in countries all over the world.   Aec “Since the beginning of

/ By Igor Ponosov

Interesni Kazki — Amazing Stories On Walls

Interesni Kazki (IK) is a Ukrainian art-duo made up of muralists Aec and WaOne, who began working together in 1999. Since then, these guys have created many murals in countries all over the world.   Aec “Since the beginning of

/ By Igor Ponosov

Car Impounding

Partizaning teamed up with Flacon Design Factory to deal with the problem of motorists who unabashedly block pedestrian crossings, trolley ways and bus paths. We designed an intervention for pedestrians to take charge and make motorists more accountable. On Feb

/ By Igor Ponosov

Car Impounding

Partizaning teamed up with Flacon Design Factory to deal with the problem of motorists who unabashedly block pedestrian crossings, trolley ways and bus paths. We designed an intervention for pedestrians to take charge and make motorists more accountable. On Feb

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Medic

‘Healing’ is the best word to describe work by the art group Trop. Every object that serves humans in our urban environment sooner or later breaks down under stress: the joints of the working arm of a tractor break, bus

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Medic

‘Healing’ is the best word to describe work by the art group Trop. Every object that serves humans in our urban environment sooner or later breaks down under stress: the joints of the working arm of a tractor break, bus

/ By Igor Ponosov

P183’s Underground Light Art

Pavel 183 is a Russian street artist from Moscow, now known to many as the Russian Banksy – a name given to him after recent coverage of his art by the British media: Guardian, Daily Mail and Telegraph. In this

/ By Igor Ponosov

P183’s Underground Light Art

Pavel 183 is a Russian street artist from Moscow, now known to many as the Russian Banksy – a name given to him after recent coverage of his art by the British media: Guardian, Daily Mail and Telegraph. In this

/ By Igor Ponosov

Red People

In spring 2007, an art group – Pprofessors – designed the Red People as a project exclusively for themselves. It is a construction kit that can be assembled algorithmically into an anthropomorphic object-character. Thanks to their modular, plastic structure, many

/ By Igor Ponosov

Red People

In spring 2007, an art group – Pprofessors – designed the Red People as a project exclusively for themselves. It is a construction kit that can be assembled algorithmically into an anthropomorphic object-character. Thanks to their modular, plastic structure, many

/ By Igor Ponosov