VK Fest – worth the hype?
This coming weekend the 20-21st of July 2019, VK Fest will be setting up in St Petersburg for the fifth year in a row. VK Fest is markedly the biggest festival in Russia – last year over 90 thousand people came from far and wide to attend this summer event. The tickets cost around 3000… Continue reading
Ждун – From sculpture to symbol
Last year, the Dutch artist Margriet van Breevoort was asked to design a sculpture for the hallway of the LUMC hospital in Leiden. For this assignment, she designed a rather monstrous, grey creature with the head of an elephant seal and its arms resting on its shapeless belly. “This creature waits and hopes, and hope… Continue reading