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Hungary’s Two Tailed Dog Party

One of the most active graffiti crews in Budapest is the faux political movement called the Two Tailed Dog Party. Founded out of a frustration with a lack of viable political options, the Two Tailed Dog Party established itself as [...]

April 16, 2012 Archives, Graffiti

The History of Street Art in Russia: Part One

The Graffiti-Producing Counter-Cultures of the Soviet Era According to the social history presented by John Bushnell in his 1990 book Moscow Graffiti: Language and Subculture, the unadorned graffiti of hippies, punks, soccer hooligans, and pacifists dominated Russia’s public sphere in [...]

April 5, 2012 Archives, Graffiti

De-Industrialization and the Art Factory

“Anyone who does not simply refuse to perceive decline will hasten to claim a special justification for his own continued presence, his activity and involvement in this chaos. […] A blind determination to save the prestige of personal existence, rather [...]

March 29, 2012 Archives, Graffiti, Post-Soviet, Russia