Posts Tagged 'Russia'

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

Public Space Magic

The 5th Delai Sam had great workshops about creative interaction and public space: Brad Downey taught us how to spontaneously reconfigure everyday objects into public sculptures that convey humor, irony and a sense of play in the city. Artur Van Balen showed us how to make

/ By Shriya Malhotra

Public Space Magic

The 5th Delai Sam had great workshops about creative interaction and public space: Brad Downey taught us how to spontaneously reconfigure everyday objects into public sculptures that convey humor, irony and a sense of play in the city. Artur Van Balen showed us how to make

/ 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

Brad Downey was Here

We really like Brad Downey’s work and have been following him for a long time. For 4 years we tried to invite Brad to Moscow. He is an artist who creates stunning urban sculptures or ‘spontaneous sculptures’ as he calls

/ By Igor Ponosov

Brad Downey was Here

We really like Brad Downey’s work and have been following him for a long time. For 4 years we tried to invite Brad to Moscow. He is an artist who creates stunning urban sculptures or ‘spontaneous sculptures’ as he calls

/ By Igor Ponosov

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

0331c: “I Am Just the Letters on the Fence”

Zhenya / 0331c is one of Moscow’s most active  street artists, but for some reason we had not yet written about him. I have closely followed his activities since the mid-00’s and distinctly remember admiring his works, which were included

/ By Igor Ponosov

0331c: “I Am Just the Letters on the Fence”

Zhenya / 0331c is one of Moscow’s most active  street artists, but for some reason we had not yet written about him. I have closely followed his activities since the mid-00’s and distinctly remember admiring his works, which were included

/ By Igor Ponosov

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