Posts Tagged ‘Pussy Riot’

Veronika Rónaiová/Julián Filo: Shape of the Gesture

Veronika Rónaiová/Julián Filo. Shape of the Gesture, 1989/2012; acrylic and oil on canvas, 104 x 104 cm.

Today’s article comes from Slovakian curator and art critic Richard Gregor, who takes us through a recent work by Veronika Rónaiová/Julián Filo that features the members of the band Pussy Riot. Two days ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he will free Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, and Maria Alyokhina, 25, who were jailed after performing an anti-Putin “punk prayer,” at Moscow’s Christ the Savior cathedral in February last[.....]

#PussyRiot: Dance, Dance Revolutionaries

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#Hashtags provides a platform for longer reconsiderations of artworks and art practices outside of the review format and in new contexts. Please send queries and/or ideas for future columns to hashtags@dailyserving.com. The arrest and trial of three members of Pussy Riot, the Russian riot grrrl band and art collective, has captured worldwide attention. Imprisoned after their impromptu February 21, 2012, performance at the Cathedral of[.....]