Texts

Urban Art in Russia, Part 4: Profanity and expropriation by commercial and governmental structures (2013—2015)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 4: Profanity and expropriation by commercial and governmental structures (2013—2015)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 3: Rebirth of the Russian street art as politically and socially engaged art (2011—2012)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 3: Rebirth of the Russian street art as politically and socially engaged art (2011—2012)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures. This

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 2: Soviet hip-hop and Russian street art community (1980s—2008)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures.

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 2: Soviet hip-hop and Russian street art community (1980s—2008)

We continue serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial and governmental structures.

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 1: Attempts of art to come out into public space (1920—1990s)

In this moment we start serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Art in Russia, Part 1: Attempts of art to come out into public space (1920—1990s)

In this moment we start serie of articles about Urban art in Russia. In 4 articles we try to describe story from Avant-garde, Moscow actionism to graffiti/street Art and socially engaged Urban Art with analyse today situation of expropriation by commercial

/ By Igor Ponosov

Where can you read about Street Art?

Today we are witnessing increased respect for Street Art from general society. People like to see images in the city.  Many curators and interpreters around the world have a new interest in Street Art. A lot of students are writing their

/ By Igor Ponosov

Where can you read about Street Art?

Today we are witnessing increased respect for Street Art from general society. People like to see images in the city.  Many curators and interpreters around the world have a new interest in Street Art. A lot of students are writing their

/ By Igor Ponosov

REVS’ Underground Autobiography

This article by Hannah Frishberg originally appeared on Urban Omnibus.     “To Joe Public: You might be askin’ yourself right now, what is this shit…what is this all about? Its about a kid who is just livin’ his life and

/ By Partizan

REVS’ Underground Autobiography

This article by Hannah Frishberg originally appeared on Urban Omnibus.     “To Joe Public: You might be askin’ yourself right now, what is this shit…what is this all about? Its about a kid who is just livin’ his life and

/ By Partizan

Is Anarchy the New World Order?

Text of J. Shantz’s “Anarchy Is Order: Creating the New World in the Shell of the Old.” In the midst of our Irony Curtain series about propaganda, media and information wars, and discussing anarchy as alternative to the global system,

/ By Partizan

Is Anarchy the New World Order?

Text of J. Shantz’s “Anarchy Is Order: Creating the New World in the Shell of the Old.” In the midst of our Irony Curtain series about propaganda, media and information wars, and discussing anarchy as alternative to the global system,

/ By Partizan

Hacking the City

Hacktivism is at the intersection of ideology and activism of computer hacking. It comes from a word formulated in 1996 by members of the hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow. The basic idea was to hack computer networks and

/ By Igor Ponosov

Hacking the City

Hacktivism is at the intersection of ideology and activism of computer hacking. It comes from a word formulated in 1996 by members of the hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow. The basic idea was to hack computer networks and

/ By Igor Ponosov

Irony Curtain: On Miscommunication, Ukraine and Crimea

This post begins a new series about miscommunication and media wars, which we feel are pitting Russia and the West into what people are describing as the New Cold War. We would like to generate a balanced discussion—but we are

/ By Partizan

Irony Curtain: On Miscommunication, Ukraine and Crimea

This post begins a new series about miscommunication and media wars, which we feel are pitting Russia and the West into what people are describing as the New Cold War. We would like to generate a balanced discussion—but we are

/ By Partizan

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov

Urban Interventions: To Fix or To Break

Street art has traditionally been associated with murals or with actions like filling the streets with stickers, posters and stencils en masse. But over the last few years there has been a shift towards urban interventions, a concept introduced by Robert

/ By Igor Ponosov