┐ What is Pussy Riot’s ‘Idea’? – Maria Chehonadskih └

knitting patterns via poppalina article in the latest issue of Radical Philosophy. A must read! pdf here:che_pussy_riot The dark side of the Pussy Riot multitude is an extreme individualism, manifest in the gesture of the removed balaclavas, behind which a unique ‘Russianness’ appears: first, the face of the leader, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova; second, dissident moralism, spirituality…

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┐ Nikita Pirogov └

© Nikita Pirogov, Sofa, from the project The Other Shore © Nikita Pirogov, Hands, from the project The Other Shore © Nikita Pirogov, Semeon, from the project The Other Shore The Other Shore is a media project that is in progress and which I have been working on for three years. It consists of photography,…

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┐ Daria Tuminas └

© Daria Tuminas, Untitled, from the series Ivan and the Moon © Daria Tuminas, Untitled, from the series Ivan and the Moon © Daria Tuminas, Untitled, from the series Ivan and the Moon “Ivan is the elder, he is 16. Andrey, nicknamed Moon, is the younger, 14 by now. The two brothers live in a…

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┐ Ivan Mikhailov └

© Ivan Mikhailov, Untitled, from the series Space for Solitude, 2009 © Ivan Mikhailov, Untitled, from the series Space for Solitude, 2009 “I live in a small provincial town. Like a separate world with its own sense of time, space and solitude. Here time passes slowly, sometimes I think it stops altogether, and space is…

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║ Ira Tviga ║

© Ira Tviga, Untitled, from the series Sound-light, 2010 © Ira Tviga, Untitled, from the series Soundstills 0.00001 “I move sound. Noise from one location is manifest elsewhere, and in another dimension. I turn sound into 3 dimensional objects which appear to be flat, and then heighten this sense of flattening, and of silence, with…

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║ Lucia Ganieva ║

© Lucia Ganieva, Untitled, from the series The Factory © Lucia Ganieva, Untitled, from the series The Factory “Factory is a series of photographs taken in a textile factory in the city of Ianovo, some 275 km north east of Moscow. Ianovo was known as ‘the city of brides’, as the majority of the population…

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║ Rob Hornstra ║

© Rob Hornstra, Untitled #15, from the series 101 Billionaires, 2008 © Rob Hornstra, Untitled #13, from the series 101 Billionaires, 2008 © Rob Hornstra, Untitled #7, from the series 101 Billionaires, 2008 “Under Vladimir Putin’s rule, Russia has reclaimed its position among the superpowers of the world in the past eight years, the economic…

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