Projects

The Thaw — Diary of friendship between a Russian and an American

Artist, co-founder of Partizaning Igor Ponosov and american artist Brad Downey had working 4 years together in Russia, US, Europe and Crimea. Few weeks ago they showed results of that collaboration and friendship. Below you can find photos and text

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The Thaw — Diary of friendship between a Russian and an American

Artist, co-founder of Partizaning Igor Ponosov and american artist Brad Downey had working 4 years together in Russia, US, Europe and Crimea. Few weeks ago they showed results of that collaboration and friendship. Below you can find photos and text

/ By Partizan

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

Right to the City: São Paulo DIY Games

In October 2013, we traveled to Brazil to participate in the 10th Architecture Biennale of São Paulo and organize a workshop parallel to the event. The exhibition and workshops highlighted different forms of creative grassroots activism, and demonstrated how communities

/ By Partizan

Right to the City: São Paulo DIY Games

In October 2013, we traveled to Brazil to participate in the 10th Architecture Biennale of São Paulo and organize a workshop parallel to the event. The exhibition and workshops highlighted different forms of creative grassroots activism, and demonstrated how communities

/ By Partizan

Velo Vyksa: Cycle Sharing as Public Art

Public art festival Art Ovrag, organized by the United Steel Company to ‘improve’ quality of urban life, was held for the third year in the small town of Vyksa near Nizhny Novgorod. Well-known street artists and muralists from across Russia and

/ By Igor Ponosov

Velo Vyksa: Cycle Sharing as Public Art

Public art festival Art Ovrag, organized by the United Steel Company to ‘improve’ quality of urban life, was held for the third year in the small town of Vyksa near Nizhny Novgorod. Well-known street artists and muralists from across Russia and

/ By Igor Ponosov

The F-Bahn Widerstand

On May 28th, we ran a 3-hour workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany. It was part of the Academie der Rebellion series of workshops and lectures and a precursor to the Petites Resistances: Rebellion als Kunstform exhibit. Using mostly found materials and a pallet, we built a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

The F-Bahn Widerstand

On May 28th, we ran a 3-hour workshop in Dusseldorf, Germany. It was part of the Academie der Rebellion series of workshops and lectures and a precursor to the Petites Resistances: Rebellion als Kunstform exhibit. Using mostly found materials and a pallet, we built a

/ By Shriya Malhotra

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

/ By Make Make

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

/ By Make Make

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

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,

/ 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,

/ By Make Make

DIY Safety Devices

One of my favorite projects at the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents was by artist Alexia Mellor. The Unicorn Union Project examines how people cope with their fears and anxieties: “It is a participatory project, creating playful interventions and temporary communities

/ By Shriya Malhotra

DIY Safety Devices

One of my favorite projects at the Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents was by artist Alexia Mellor. The Unicorn Union Project examines how people cope with their fears and anxieties: “It is a participatory project, creating playful interventions and temporary communities

/ By Shriya Malhotra