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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

Frozen Images – Fear and Democracy in Moscow

Each thought, each day, each life lies here as on a laboratory table. And as if it were a metal from which an unknown substance is by every means to be extracted, it must endure experimentation to the point of [...]

March 21, 2012 Archives, Demonstrations, Graffiti, Post-Soviet, Russia

Prosopagnosia: The Walls Have Eyes

  “To be seduced is to be diverted from one’s truth. To seduce is to divert the other from his truth. The truth then becomes the secret that escapes him.” – Jean Baudrillard, On Seduction. If the curving surfaces exuding [...]

February 15, 2012 Archives, Graffiti, Post-Soviet, Russia, Saint Petersburg