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PostSovietGraffiti Celebrates Its One-Year Birthday

Dear PostSovietGraffiti Family, It’s May Day again, which means that today is our one-year birthday. Can you believe it? This year went by so quickly. Together, we have grown this community from one that consisted of only our parents to [...]

May 2, 2012 Archives, Graffiti

Цой жив! The Walls That Mourn Viktor Tsoi

As political tensions heighten throughout the region, we at want to step back from Russia’s upcoming Presidential Election and dedicate this week’s post to a softer power – to Viktor Tsoi and his graffitied rock and roll legacy. Tsoi, the [...]

February 1, 2012 Archives, Graffiti

The Authenticity of the Medium and the State-Sponsored Legal Festival

Graffiti is inherently anti-authority. It wages a midnight war on private property and mainstream media censorship. In theory, street artists and their audiences exist on completely separate chronotopal planes; the viewer walks on a Vasilievskii Ostrov backstreet, observes the stenciled [...]

November 25, 2011 Archives, Graffiti