Category Archives: Russia


a last (re)view

A month and a half have already passed since I’ve returned from my trip to the world’s biggest country, Russia. It hasn’t been as easy-going as I’d wished it to be, though I’ve seen wonderful things and met wonderful people … Aside from the fact […]

Ulica Marata

Politics, sleepless nights and other cliches

We’re nearly at the middle of August. It’s somewhat what we expect from summer. It’s sticky, hot and I can’t sleep … Well, summer for Russians usually begins in April – though it might be snowing and lakes and rivers are still frozen, it may […]

Going down, deep and deeper …

I am here now for nearly a month (by “here” I mean Saint Petersburg, Russia …). Right at that time, when I had the feeling life’s getting back to its usual track I’ve been kidnapped today … Not that I have been lazy – I […]

Piter – take a walk on the wild side of history

Saint Petersburg nights are long and mild at this time of the year. Two days ago at early morning we decided to make an excursion through the city and its architectural fields of Sovjet industrial history … Saint Petersburg can certainly be called a magnificent […]

Mysterium Vegetatum or how to build an island

My first week in Russia is over now (not counting the one I spent here in April). Time’s rushing fast and surprising things happening all around. Just last weekend I was to witness a very special performance here at Grysnaya Galereya: Mysterium Vegetatum. Mysterium Vegetatum […]

Welcome again, Russia!

I’ve made it: After spending 36 hours on the train from I’ve reached my final destination Saint Petersburg. What a joy! After my first flying visit in April this is now the second time I’ve come to this still exotic place. I would like to […]

13-06-2007: VideoTochka at CineX, Lienz

Today we’re having the first in a series of 3 presentations for Sergey Teterin’s “Videotochka” VideoTochka has originally been founded as a temporary gallery for Russian videoart in Perm, a Russian city about 2.000 km east of Moscow. Differently to other places for contemporary art, […]

Sergey Teterin has arrived

Early this morning my friend, the russian media-artist and curator Sergey Teterin from Perm, Russia has arrived here in Vienna, together with his wife Anja and his daughter Serafima. Sergey has come to Austria again to present his project VideoTochka at the MUSA (“Museum auf […]