Posts Tagged 'Russia'

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

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

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

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

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

Street Art Files: Gandhi

This is the first post in the series of short interviews with uprising street artists from the post-soviet territory. Gandhi, a collective from St. Petersburg respond to our typical questions about their socially-oriented street art, and themes of feminism, tolerance, and non-violence.

/ By Partizan

Street Art Files: Gandhi

This is the first post in the series of short interviews with uprising street artists from the post-soviet territory. Gandhi, a collective from St. Petersburg respond to our typical questions about their socially-oriented street art, and themes of feminism, tolerance, and non-violence.

/ By Partizan

Irony Curtain: Art, Identity and Politics

The lack of reaction to our first post seems proof of what we were thinking: not being sensational elicited almost no reaction. This is a war of words and information with a lack of objective reporting, but not simply that. In this

/ By Partizan

Irony Curtain: Art, Identity and Politics

The lack of reaction to our first post seems proof of what we were thinking: not being sensational elicited almost no reaction. This is a war of words and information with a lack of objective reporting, but not simply that. In this

/ 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

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

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