“A group of more than ten adult men surrounded a boy of maybe 14 to 16 years old and started to punch him laying on the ground when [Gleb] Garanich intervened,” Andrew Kravchenko, another photographer, told Hyperallergic.
Svitlana Biedarieva is an artist, curator, and a PhD researcher in art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art.
A TV Miniseries Brings the Chernobyl Disaster Back Into Public Discussion
HBO and Sky UK’s Chernobyl draws from thorough research to evoke the fear and confusion surrounding the nuclear accident.
Two Mexican Artists Deported from Cuba and Accused of Attempting to Subvert the Havana Biennial
Their exhibition was shut down by Cuban authorities on the day of its opening at the Museum of Dissidence, and the artists were interrogated for six hours before being deported.
Man Arrested in Kazakhstan for Wielding a Blank Poster in a Public Square
Aslan Sagutdinov’s action was an experiment in crossing the line of public demonstration in the country, despite his lack of an obvious political message.
Crimea’s Amazing History Told Through Art
Amazing Stories of Crimea attempts to show the historical diversity of cultures in Crimea spanning several centuries.
Political Art Exhibitions in Ukraine Face Attacks and Censorship
In December, a professor at the National Academy of Arts in Kyiv, Ukraine damaged a student’s artwork depicting the Russian army as phalluses. This follows a number of attacks on political artworks by rightwing groups across the country.
The Importance of Havana’s First Alternative Biennial for the Cuban Art Scene
In order to understand the importance of an alternative biennial, one needs to look closely at the history of biennials in Cuba.