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New Video Art Platform Maps Female* and Collective Positions On Post-Socialist Transformation

New Video Art Platform Maps Female* and Collective Positions On Post-Socialist Transformation

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So-called “Ostalgie” has attained a place in our cultural imaginary that fetishises the well-worn geographical binary between East and West. D’EST: A Multi-Curatorial Platform for Video Art from the Former …
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‘Prozhito’: Diaries and History in the Digital Age

‘Prozhito’: Diaries and History in the Digital Age

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Imagine the pages of your ancestors’ diaries were uploaded to an online database for the world to see. Since 2015, archivist and historian Misha Mel’nichenko has been working to do just …
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‘Weather Forecast: Digital Cloudiness’ 11th Cyfest (St. Petersburg)

‘Weather Forecast: Digital Cloudiness’ 11th Cyfest (St. Petersburg)

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In February 2018, St. Petersburg welcomed the eleventh edition of Cyfest, an annual international festival of media art, organised by Cyland International MediaArtLab (http://cyland.org/lab/). This year’s theme is ‘Weather Forecast: …
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О книге Роберта Сондерса, или как популярная геополитика влияет на образы “Себя” и “Других”

О книге Роберта Сондерса, или как популярная геополитика влияет на образы “Себя” и “Других”

В современном глобальном информационном обществе люди формируют представления о мире за пределами своих национальных границ посредством медийных образов. Воображаемая реальность мест, пространств и сообществ становится реальностью международных отношений, вступая в …
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Sex, Power, Love and Money: Media and Sexualisation of Everyday in the Post-Soviet spaces

Sex, Power, Love and Money: Media and Sexualisation of Everyday in the Post-Soviet spaces

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‘Sex, Power, Love and Money: Media and Sexualisation of Everyday in the Post-Soviet spaces’ is the title of a recent workshop held at the University of Leicester. It dealt with the topical …
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Czech Academics Develop Video Game about Nazi Occupation

Czech Academics Develop Video Game about Nazi Occupation

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Attentat 1942, a historically accurate video game about the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, ruler of the Nazi-occupied Czech Lands, has been greenlit on the Steam market. Developed by Charles University …
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Выставка достижений украинского медиаискусства в Москве

Выставка достижений украинского медиаискусства в Москве

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С 2014 года меня, как независимого куратора, главным образом интересуют две темы: украино-российский конфликт и война, длящейся на востоке Украины по сей день. В частности, это выставочные проекты «Дрессированные глитчи» …
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10th International Media Art Festival CYFEST in St. Petersburg

10th International Media Art Festival CYFEST in St. Petersburg

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In January-February 2017 the artistic community in St. Petersburg held its 10th International Media Art Festival CYFEST. It was curated by Anna Frants and Elena Gubanova (CYLAND: http://cyland.org). For its …
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Nude Putin: the New Cover of the New Statesman

Nude Putin: the New Cover of the New Statesman

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The sexualisation of figures of disagreement in politics is today, however regrettably, a central feature of media discourse. In reducing Putin and, by means of his place as privileged metonym …
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