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12.27.12 Marina Galperina

“It would be nice if citizens did not see the spawn of the Devil in the face of every cop they meet,” Anton Kotenev comments on his LiveJournal. This is Hug a Policeman, his “art project” raking in thousands of views in Russia. In Russia, it’s viral-ish. Here, it’s obscure, mysterious and creepy. Now watch various cops hug […]

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10.11.12 Marina Galperina

There’s an article in the Sydney Morning Herald getting down to the “cock and balls” history of graffiti wherein a female writer/psychotherapist and female restoration society rep simplify the significance of “graffiti genitalia.” To them, it’s all for the lulz and haw-haws. It’s look-at-my-dick level of sexual rebellion. It’s boys-will-be-boys. WRONG […]

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01.23.12 Marina Galperina

Russian activist art group Voina of epic bridge graffiti bomb fame, welcome a new addition to the family and they have a graphic photo for you. Not, not this adorable one with the umbilical cord, but this one, with the newborn and her amniotic sac in a bucket. Awweww. Born to marrieds Natalia “Kozlenok” Sokol and […]

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Marina Galperina

Russian activist art group Voina of epic bridge graffiti bomb fame, welcome a new addition to the family and they have a graphic photo for you. Not, not this adorable one with the umbilical cord, but this one, with the newborn and her amniotic sac in a bucket. Awweww. Born to marrieds Natalia “Kozlenok” Sokol and […]

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01.02.12 Marina Galperina

New Year’s Eve is a huge deal to the Russian people. So, at 11:25 pm on December 31st, the notorious art group Voina (“War”) climbed the fence into the St. Petersburg precinct №71, set a police prisoner transport truck ablaze and gave the Russian people “a gift” of “Eternal Fire.” Read on for action video […]

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11.25.11 Marina Galperina

Dmitri “Skif” Putehin of Other Russia could face two years in prison for throwing a glass of water at a prosecutor at the trial of his friend. Protest artist crew Voina made this family video in support of the imprisoned activist. Little Kasper the Striking Falcon isn’t a fan of the Ru po-po. […]

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11.01.11 Marina Galperina

According to the Russian police case files “acquired” by performance art interventionist crew Voina, the authorities seem to think that they are an international Anarchist syndicate, 70 internationally active members and 3000 dangerous sympathizers strong. Coppers are taking art seriously, whether they get it or not. […]

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10.19.11 Marina Galperina

Voina’s Natalia and toddler Kasper got arrested again in an ambush by policemen pretending to be German television journalists. Mommy rebel and the Voina heir were kept in a jail cell overnight, but the wanted man and Kasper daddy Leonid made a dramatic escape via bicycle. […]

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09.22.11 Marina Galperina

Since ANIMAL has been loyally covering Russia’s activist art group Voina, we’ve discovered a second “Voina.” Now, the Voina we know for dick bombing a bridge and being in jail and in hiding is boycotting the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art for exhibiting “the impostors.” […]

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08.17.11 Marina Galperina

The first serving of Banksy-produced The Antics Roadshow TV show premiered over the weekend, scooping up intervention artists, satirical terrorists and political prankster vandals from ’round the world, including Banksy favorites Voina. Here it is, all of it. […]

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