A remedy against rainy days: a trip to VVTs

trip to VVTs

The run of terrible weather lately has got everyone in a very bad mood in Moscow. Especially during our Russian lessons here at L&D we couldn’t help but be irritated by the rain, since almost all of our plans and activities for the afternoon were cancelled. Fortunately, last week things went well in the end,… Continue reading

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Jan Fabre’s Exhibition – Knight of Despair / Warrior of Beauty

Jan Fabre's Ausstellung

The Hermitage has opened its doors to one of the most famous and most discussed artists of the modern art scene: Jan Fabre. His exhibition ‘Knight of Despair/Warrior of Beauty’ features a multifaceted collection of more than 200 artworks, ranging from pencil sketches to a woman’s dress, made out of beetles.  The exhibition spreads over… Continue reading

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The National Geographic Wildlife of Russia Exhibition 2016

Wildlife of Russia Exhibition

Last weekend I visited the 2016 Wildlife of Russia Photography Exhibition in St.Petersburg. It displays the winning pieces from last year’s competition of the same name. The project is a collaboration between National Geographic Russia and Binbank. The exhibition is located on the 5th floor of the Loft Project ETAGI, 74, Ligovski Prospect. The entrance… Continue reading

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VDNKh: Top Three Temporary Exhibitions

VDNKh Top Three

VDNKh: Top Three Temporary Exhibitions Known until only recently as The All-Russian Exhibition Centre and now by its original name, VDNKh (ВДНХ), this really is the perfect place to engage with exhibitions on a broad range of themes and topics. The magnificent pavilions house an entire host of retrospectives, expos and fairs throughout the year: I… Continue reading

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“Artmossphere” Moscow Street Art Biennale 2016

spray cans

“Artmossphere” Moscow Street Art Biennale 2016 The saying: “there are not enough hours in the day” has never rung as true as it does living in Moscow. The sheer pace of life in the city is completely apathetic to the ambitious and, probably, unrealistic schedules of its inhabitants- namely me. However after much consideration, I’ve… Continue reading

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