Posts Tagged 'Urban art in Russia'

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

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

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

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

Urban Interventions Moscow

This book by Alena Zaytseva was created as her final project at Strelka institute in 2012. 100 copies were printed and freely distributed among friends and people interested in street art and tactical interventions. The book consist of three main

/ By Make Make

Urban Interventions Moscow

This book by Alena Zaytseva was created as her final project at Strelka institute in 2012. 100 copies were printed and freely distributed among friends and people interested in street art and tactical interventions. The book consist of three main

/ By Make Make

May Interventions

This year we had a very successful partizan May. The yellow-residence studio was full of life and plans for an urban revolution in Moscow. From our cluttered headquarter, we raked out boards, saws, nails, paint and other unknown crap, to create

/ By Sonya Polskaya

May Interventions

This year we had a very successful partizan May. The yellow-residence studio was full of life and plans for an urban revolution in Moscow. From our cluttered headquarter, we raked out boards, saws, nails, paint and other unknown crap, to create

/ By Sonya Polskaya

The Wall: An Open Discussion on Street Art

The Wall Project began in 2009 at Art-Strelka cultural centre (now site of the Media, Design and Architecture Institute – Strelka) as an open exhibition forum for graffiti and street genres. The wall at the Art Strelka, 2009. The initial

/ By Igor Ponosov

The Wall: An Open Discussion on Street Art

The Wall Project began in 2009 at Art-Strelka cultural centre (now site of the Media, Design and Architecture Institute – Strelka) as an open exhibition forum for graffiti and street genres. The wall at the Art Strelka, 2009. The initial

/ By Igor Ponosov

“Russian Banksy”: Nickname as Insult

Pasha 183, hiding now as P183, became known around the world by the nickname “Russian Banksy.” This happened after a number of articles on websites of several British newspapers used the name. It created a media circus involving a whole string

/ By Igor Ponosov

“Russian Banksy”: Nickname as Insult

Pasha 183, hiding now as P183, became known around the world by the nickname “Russian Banksy.” This happened after a number of articles on websites of several British newspapers used the name. It created a media circus involving a whole string

/ By Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Tima Radya – Activism in the Spirit of Street Art

Ekaterinburg’s Tima Radya is easily one of the most interesting and powerful Russian street artists today. Although his creative street activity began not long ago (around 2009-2010), his works resonate and generate a lot of discussion. This is not because

/ By Igor Ponosov

Objects: Russian Street Art is Dead

Using new mediums and tools,  artists fill streets and public space with their works, thus creating a kind of open-air gallery in our cities. Objects, a series of 3 books by Igor Ponosov, provides an overview of the birth, evolution

/ By Igor Ponosov

Objects: Russian Street Art is Dead

Using new mediums and tools,  artists fill streets and public space with their works, thus creating a kind of open-air gallery in our cities. Objects, a series of 3 books by Igor Ponosov, provides an overview of the birth, evolution

/ By Igor Ponosov