Tag: Russia

Vuln!! Path it now!!

Let’s focus on the queer aesthetic of t.A.T.u. and how it disappeared into the ether.

#FreeYuliaTsvetkova


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!

Interview: Nadya Tolokonnikova

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 RUSSIA: Intro

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!

Make it pop!

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!

No Fear: Russian cultural resistance

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.

Leather queen

Photographers Peter Culoe and Victoria Vi share their latest red-tinted edgy fashion editorial.

Bold and blooming

Tracing the interplays of the wild youth and their habitats, Paulina Masevnina captures the elusive influences oscillating between the two.

Swimming in the darkness

By combining digital photography with oil-on-glass painting, the Russian photographer Daria Amaranth creates a dreamy editorial titled “Delusion.”

Don’t let the devil in

Russian photographer Evgenia Merrick explores the conflict of mainstream beauty standards and androgyny in her latest editorial.

Lenin Street

Bogdan Shirokov’s pictures are mostly about fashion and recycling, mixing high fashion, classic sportswear and vintage pieces in the raw Russian streets.