Tag Archives: Irina Prokhorova

Black is the New Orange: Post-Prison Pussy Riot

On December 23, Putin made good on the promises made by the amnesty bill passed earlier this month, and released a host of political prisoners, including team Greenpeace and Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, better known as members of the … Continue reading

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BAM- and then it hits Brooklyn! – The Prokhorov Fund partners with BAM right as Russia’s Ministry of Culture seeks to cut off its museums

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has permeated the NY consciousness with its ubiquitous advertising campaign “BAM – And then it hits you,” an often-unsettling array of scenarios in which city-dwellers at their most Gregory Crewdson-esque are caught in moments … Continue reading

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Politics and P.R. (Pussy Riot, Punk Rock, PRokhorova, and, well, just PR)

As the court deliberates on the fate of Pussy Riot, celebrities and cultural ministers and yes, even some actual Russians have voiced concern. In an interview with Pussy Riot’s lawyers, the New Times’ Elena Masyuk marvels that this trial has done … Continue reading

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Russian Culture Today: The Ministry of Culture and Irina Prokhorova weigh in

On July 3, Russia’s newly-minted Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky met for the first time with his Council. The same day, Artguide published a list of this Council, which includes a lively mix of publicists, owners of television stations and even … Continue reading

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