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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

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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

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Hacking in Berlin with Lars Zimmermann

After taking part in the Russian festival Kulturus in Prague I took a train to Berlin to take part in the first OPENiT—an urban hacking festival, held in Kreuzberg. The program was full of activities such as walks, workshops and lectures.

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Hacking in Berlin with Lars Zimmermann

After taking part in the Russian festival Kulturus in Prague I took a train to Berlin to take part in the first OPENiT—an urban hacking festival, held in Kreuzberg. The program was full of activities such as walks, workshops and lectures.

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Inflate it Yourself

We continue to post results from the workshops organized during the 5th Delai Sam marathon in Moscow. Similar to Brad Downey’s, which we wrote about last week, the workshop led by Berlin-based artist and activist Artur van Balen was about

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Inflate it Yourself

We continue to post results from the workshops organized during the 5th Delai Sam marathon in Moscow. Similar to Brad Downey’s, which we wrote about last week, the workshop led by Berlin-based artist and activist Artur van Balen was about

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DIY Summit Starts in Moscow

The Delai Sam marathon is organized in Moscow every 6 months and is now being held for the 5th time. It is a grass roots initiative and all organizers work on a voluntary basis. It began with an alternative master-plan,

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DIY Summit Starts in Moscow

The Delai Sam marathon is organized in Moscow every 6 months and is now being held for the 5th time. It is a grass roots initiative and all organizers work on a voluntary basis. It began with an alternative master-plan,

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How to Hack an Apple Ad

For many of our interventions in Moscow, we often co-opt official language like city navigation, notices and warning signs in public spaces. The tactic is to tell the truth about the real condition of public spaces, plans of government etc.

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How to Hack an Apple Ad

For many of our interventions in Moscow, we often co-opt official language like city navigation, notices and warning signs in public spaces. The tactic is to tell the truth about the real condition of public spaces, plans of government etc.

/ By Make Make

Pechatniki’s Microsites

We are still posting the results of our Cooperative Urbanism workshops in Moscow. This is about the one in Pechatniki district, led by Israel’s 72 Hour Urban Action. The workshop invited participants to locate ‘microsites’ and to offer “quick, temporary,

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Pechatniki’s Microsites

We are still posting the results of our Cooperative Urbanism workshops in Moscow. This is about the one in Pechatniki district, led by Israel’s 72 Hour Urban Action. The workshop invited participants to locate ‘microsites’ and to offer “quick, temporary,

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Partizaning’s Map of the Moscow Metro

Instead of waiting for Moscow’s government to update their worst ever map of the subway, we decided to create our own, unsanctioned map of the city’s metro system. Without any commission (but using the donated funds from one of our readers

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Partizaning’s Map of the Moscow Metro

Instead of waiting for Moscow’s government to update their worst ever map of the subway, we decided to create our own, unsanctioned map of the city’s metro system. Without any commission (but using the donated funds from one of our readers

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“Sobyanin, Baby, C’mon!”

On December 13, 2012 we shared a year’s worth of projects at the Vostochnaya Gallery in Moscow. The exhibition, called “Sobyanin, Baby Come on,” contains a variety of art research and urban interventions that we performed throughout the year. The

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“Sobyanin, Baby, C’mon!”

On December 13, 2012 we shared a year’s worth of projects at the Vostochnaya Gallery in Moscow. The exhibition, called “Sobyanin, Baby Come on,” contains a variety of art research and urban interventions that we performed throughout the year. The

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For Every Dog ​​a Different Master

For every dog ​​a different master by Czech artist Kateřina Šedá was shown in 2007 at the 12th Documenta in German Kassel. However, the full audience of the project, according to the artist, was its members—the Czech residents of the outskirts of

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For Every Dog ​​a Different Master

For every dog ​​a different master by Czech artist Kateřina Šedá was shown in 2007 at the 12th Documenta in German Kassel. However, the full audience of the project, according to the artist, was its members—the Czech residents of the outskirts of

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Action is Concrete

From September 21–29, we took part in a camp on artistic strategies in politics and political strategies in art Truth is Concrete in Graz, Austria organized by Steirischer Herbst. 250 artists and activists came from all over the world to share

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Action is Concrete

From September 21–29, we took part in a camp on artistic strategies in politics and political strategies in art Truth is Concrete in Graz, Austria organized by Steirischer Herbst. 250 artists and activists came from all over the world to share

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