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09.23.14 Marina Galperina

Artist Addie Wagenknecht (Webcam Venus, Prism Break Barbie, PUSSYDRONES) has just published Technological Selection of Fate — a “fragile, glitchy” book of old, private LiveJournal entry excerpts. I used my livejournal account from 2000-2009 as a place I defined as a private space where I shared mostly my relationships failures to my ‘online only’ friends. This group of people knew more about my […]

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04.30.14 Marina Galperina

These old photos posted by Alexander Strannik on his LiveJournal were taken in 1986 in Chernobyl, a few months after the infamous catastrophic nuclear incident. He was part of one of the first major clean up/reconstruction crews, but not one of the “heroes” who “by bravery or ignorance” were working directly at the site of the […]

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02.04.14 Marina Galperina

Four domains were blocked by Russian ISPs this weekend, including LiveJournal.com. According to new amendments signed into law by President Putin on January 30th and enacted on February 1st, access to websites can be temporarily blocked for any singular reported post containing “extremist information threatening society and individuals” under the orders of Rospotrebnadzor, Russia’s Federal Service for […]

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08.27.13 Marina Galperina

Some Russian guy from LiveJournal went to a museum old trains in Moscow, and wow. You have to check it out. This isn’t when the MTA rolls that train out, where every car is from a different decade and the mentally unstable loose their shit because suddenly they’re back in the 70s! Nope. See some (only) […]

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04.11.12 Marina Galperina

Not only is this man really a tree, he is petitioning the Russian government to have his gender legally changed to neutral, because he’s a tree. He preaches in public areas of Arhangelsk in the nude, because he’s a tree. He climbs Soviet monuments and roosts atop the town’s big holiday pine sometimes. He stickers everything […]

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03.11.10 Marina Galperina

Schlepping to attention among this year’s Tribeca Film Festival‘s documentary picks is a film featuring several major show-boating Russian mafioso. […]

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