Thanks for tuning in to PostSovietGraffiti.com. We are thrilled to be in Moscow, conducting follow-up field work during Russia’s Presidential Election.
We have lots of questions: Will Moscow’s walls reflect the recent upsurge in Russian political activism? Will artists apply carnivalesque themes — bringing down the King while elevating the everyman — to their public aesthetics? Or will artists and activists forego alternative avenues of expression (street art, toy protests, anti-state YouTube chants, Pussy Riot) in the name of classic, physical street demonstrations? How might the weather impact street art and public dissent (it is winter in Russia after all)?
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