Posts Tagged 'Moscow'

The First Moscow Biennial of street art — ‘Plastic world has won’

A few years ago a biennial of young art took place at Art Play design factory, which, unexpectedly for me, some French street artists attended. There was one of my favorite artists among them, Zeus, notorious for his sharp image

/ By Igor Ponosov

The First Moscow Biennial of street art — ‘Plastic world has won’

A few years ago a biennial of young art took place at Art Play design factory, which, unexpectedly for me, some French street artists attended. There was one of my favorite artists among them, Zeus, notorious for his sharp image

/ By Igor Ponosov

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

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

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

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,

/ By Make Make

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,

/ By Make Make

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

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

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

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

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

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

/ By Make Make

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

/ By Make Make

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

Florian Riviere’s Urban Quest: Walkthrough

Hey, folks! Perhaps you already know from the Cooperative Urbanism blog that Florian Riviere held an almost week-long workshop in Moscow. If you are not reading the COOP blog yet, we strongly recommend it, it is the source for the latest

/ By Tatiana Kopteva

Florian Riviere’s Urban Quest: Walkthrough

Hey, folks! Perhaps you already know from the Cooperative Urbanism blog that Florian Riviere held an almost week-long workshop in Moscow. If you are not reading the COOP blog yet, we strongly recommend it, it is the source for the latest

/ By Tatiana Kopteva