Author Archives: Sonya Polskaya

Homemade Russia

An exhibition called “Homemade Russia” was recently shown at a new art space in the heart of Moscow, in the former Red October Chocolate Factory building, next to the cathedral that became famous thanks to the Pussy Riot performance. For over

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Homemade Russia

An exhibition called “Homemade Russia” was recently shown at a new art space in the heart of Moscow, in the former Red October Chocolate Factory building, next to the cathedral that became famous thanks to the Pussy Riot performance. For over

/ By Sonya Polskaya

One-of-a-Kind Krtek

Some of you may remember the Czech cartoon about a mole, Krtek, the first series of which came out in 1957, and the last in 2002. Discovering it anew thanks to my son, I realized that it is hard to

/ By Sonya Polskaya

One-of-a-Kind Krtek

Some of you may remember the Czech cartoon about a mole, Krtek, the first series of which came out in 1957, and the last in 2002. Discovering it anew thanks to my son, I realized that it is hard to

/ By Sonya Polskaya

May Interventions

This year we had a very successful partizan May. The yellow-residence studio was full of life and plans for an urban revolution in Moscow. From our cluttered headquarter, we raked out boards, saws, nails, paint and other unknown crap, to create

/ By Sonya Polskaya

May Interventions

This year we had a very successful partizan May. The yellow-residence studio was full of life and plans for an urban revolution in Moscow. From our cluttered headquarter, we raked out boards, saws, nails, paint and other unknown crap, to create

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Joel Rosenberg: Seedbombing New Urban Culture

Interview with Delai Sam Moscow participant – coordinator of Dodo from Helsinki. After his urban gardening and seed bomb making workshop, we invited Joel to Timiryazev agricultural academy to show him the green houses and to choose plants for an

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Joel Rosenberg: Seedbombing New Urban Culture

Interview with Delai Sam Moscow participant – coordinator of Dodo from Helsinki. After his urban gardening and seed bomb making workshop, we invited Joel to Timiryazev agricultural academy to show him the green houses and to choose plants for an

/ By Sonya Polskaya

You Won’t Notice the Difference Anyway

According to public opinion, the parliamentary election in December 2011 did not allow a significant part of the population to legally affect the situation in Russia, and compelled people to search for alternate forms of expression. This complex situation provoked

/ By Sonya Polskaya

You Won’t Notice the Difference Anyway

According to public opinion, the parliamentary election in December 2011 did not allow a significant part of the population to legally affect the situation in Russia, and compelled people to search for alternate forms of expression. This complex situation provoked

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Automobile Interventions

Automobiles are often the object of people’s grievances and the target of urban interventions. Not many would undertake an art project praising the car. Except perhaps that they offer a convenient private transportation capsule, there are plenty of negatives. Let’s

/ By Sonya Polskaya

Automobile Interventions

Automobiles are often the object of people’s grievances and the target of urban interventions. Not many would undertake an art project praising the car. Except perhaps that they offer a convenient private transportation capsule, there are plenty of negatives. Let’s

/ By Sonya Polskaya