Louis Train review Rock, Paper, Scissors: "a master-class in noticing."
What does it take to succeed in Russia? Wits, talent, and wiliness – or so claims Joshua Yaffah, the author of Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia. [...]
Theatre of the Absurd: the case that united Russia’s artists against the government, and the verdict that struck them down
Louis on the Seventh Studio Case and the trial of director Kirill Serebrennikov.
Amanda Sonesson speaks to Johanna Rannula about her exhibit Siberian White, documenting the experiences of Estonians forcibly relocated to Siberia by the USSR.
When Russia began gradually enforcing quarantines in late March, the country’s art community followed suit. Galleries transitioned to online, performance art became virtual, and recreating famous [...]
Louis Train reviews Evgeny Grishkovets's novel The Hemingway Game.
Amanda Sonesson reviews Sergei Lebedev's latest novel, The Goose Fritz, a story about "how the difference between life and death can lie in the specific order of a bunch of letters."