Author Archives: Partizan

The Fight for the Melnikov House

Moscow’s historic urban landscape has been under attack ever since Mayor Luzkhov disastrously re-constructed buildings in what he saw as improvements, and ultimately also led to his wife being one of the richest women in the world. Now preservationists and

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The Fight for the Melnikov House

Moscow’s historic urban landscape has been under attack ever since Mayor Luzkhov disastrously re-constructed buildings in what he saw as improvements, and ultimately also led to his wife being one of the richest women in the world. Now preservationists and

/ By Partizan

Russian Pasha 183

One of the last comments on our Russian website is Pasha’s. He wrote: “Thank you for the great report.” For that report, we decided to remove the photograph you now see above, so as not to show Pasha’s face, but

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Russian Pasha 183

One of the last comments on our Russian website is Pasha’s. He wrote: “Thank you for the great report.” For that report, we decided to remove the photograph you now see above, so as not to show Pasha’s face, but

/ By Partizan

The Arbour Lake Sghool

The Arbour Lake Sghool began in a house at 160 Arbour Ridge Circle in the Arbour Lake suburb of Calgary, Canada. A group of friends, some of whom had attended art school together, decided they wanted to keep hanging out and working

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The Arbour Lake Sghool

The Arbour Lake Sghool began in a house at 160 Arbour Ridge Circle in the Arbour Lake suburb of Calgary, Canada. A group of friends, some of whom had attended art school together, decided they wanted to keep hanging out and working

/ By Partizan

Decapitalizing Public Space

Street art is as transient as life itself; it often disappears as quickly as it appears. This ephemeral nature gives the work a freedom, spontaneity, and playfulness seldom reached in other, more lasting forms of art. With street art, a

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Decapitalizing Public Space

Street art is as transient as life itself; it often disappears as quickly as it appears. This ephemeral nature gives the work a freedom, spontaneity, and playfulness seldom reached in other, more lasting forms of art. With street art, a

/ By Partizan

Impressions of the Year

Last year was an important one for Russian society and our community of street artists. This is a list of the ten most interesting projects, artists and events of 2012.   People’s Creativity and Ingenuity A DIY ramp found in

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Impressions of the Year

Last year was an important one for Russian society and our community of street artists. This is a list of the ten most interesting projects, artists and events of 2012.   People’s Creativity and Ingenuity A DIY ramp found in

/ By Partizan

A Day With Occupy Sandy Recovery

This text is a re-post of John Burkhart’s experience volunteering in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. Maybe the most interesting thing about Occupy Sandy (“a coordinated relief effort to distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by

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A Day With Occupy Sandy Recovery

This text is a re-post of John Burkhart’s experience volunteering in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. Maybe the most interesting thing about Occupy Sandy (“a coordinated relief effort to distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by

/ By Partizan