activism, law, censorship
Art and authority pressure: Belarusian version

Art and authority pressure: Belarusian version

On January 8th several Belarusian experts gathered at Minsk “Ў” gallery to discuss Denis Limonov’s letter “The Crime of Conscience” to the Prosecutor General of Belarus. In this letter the activist of Mogilev art group “Lime Blossom” claims to be involved in the acts of terrorism and defines his actions as an artistic gesture
Sound of Silence: new art strategies and tactics of Belarusian artists

Sound of Silence: new art strategies and tactics of Belarusian artists

From January 27th to March 10th, 2012 EFA Project Space (New York) had presented the exhibition “Sound of Silence: Art During Dictatorship” which brought together the works by the most active Belarusian artists created in solidarity with the “silence protests”
Sociopolitical Dictionary by Marina Naprushkina and Irina Solomatina

Sociopolitical Dictionary by Marina Naprushkina and Irina Solomatina

Within the exhibition “The radius of zero. The ontology of the art zeroes” Marina Naprushkina and Irina Solomatina presented their Sociopolitical dictionary – a short guide book to social policy in modern Belarus
FEMEN and authorities: who beats who?

FEMEN and authorities: who beats who?

The story about FEMEN’s arrival in Belarus on December, 19th may seem, to put it mildly, bizarre for a wingside spectator. For the majority of Belarusian citizens the understanding and discussing in social networks FEMEN’s topless protests were mainly within the scope of “shame on women with boobs, shame of such a FREEDOM”