Feminist artist and activist from Russia Yulia Tsvetkova is about to go to jail for 6 years for picturing the female body. The threat is VERY REAL!
It’s been 8 years since Pussy Riot burst into the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow – since that time, many things have changed, and the movement itself keeps constantly growing. We talked to Nadya Tolokonnikova—whose name is one of the most associated with the movement—about activism, current organization of Pussy Riot and fresh EP inspiration.
Queer scene in Russia, despite all the hardships it faces, is still strong and kicking hard. Allow us to introduce you to it with our new article series!
Need some bold colors to brighten up these gray days? Glam outfit inspiration? Learn how to pose? Russian drag queen Lorina Rey is here to help you!
Read the second article of our “No Fear” series looking into Russian artists protesting the country’s politics, this time focusing on performance art.
Welcome to our new series No Fear, highlighting Russian contemporary artists and projects struggling with censorship and propaganda, accompanied by exclusive artworks. Read our editor Polina Korneeva’s intro to revolting musicians you should definitely check out.
Photographers Peter Culoe and Victoria Vi share their latest red-tinted edgy fashion editorial.
Tracing the interplays of the wild youth and their habitats, Paulina Masevnina captures the elusive influences oscillating between the two.
By combining digital photography with oil-on-glass painting, the Russian photographer Daria Amaranth creates a dreamy editorial titled “Delusion.”
Russian photographer Evgenia Merrick explores the conflict of mainstream beauty standards and androgyny in her latest editorial.
Bogdan Shirokov’s pictures are mostly about fashion and recycling, mixing high fashion, classic sportswear and vintage pieces in the raw Russian streets.
Paulina Masevnina takes us to the spring countryside, a place of awakening wet soil, budding trees, and earthy fragrance of mud-covered fields. Wake up and sprout and soak in the sun as well.