reactions, observations, trends
Toward the Self-control project

Toward the Self-control project

While Edward Snowden awaited his fate at the Sheremetyevo airport, for a moment  it seemed to me more like a well-written screenplay than a real story
Progressive nostalgia: between glamor and tulle curtains

Progressive nostalgia: between glamor and tulle curtains

Belarus is the country where in searching of “progressive nostalgia” (if you believe that nostalgia can lead to some progress) you inevitably face only diverse but equally striking forms and manifestations of “progressive nostalgia”. Longing for the Soviet, not too secured, but such a simple and clear past, is discernible everywhere
Regeneration in partisan conditions

Regeneration in partisan conditions

An overview of the situation in Belarusian art of the 2000s written for the Moscow Art Magazine (“The zeroes: How was it?” Vol. 83)
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”
Should photography be political in order to be contemporary?

Should photography be political in order to be contemporary?

The article summarizes the exhibition “Opening the Door? Belarusian Art Today”