Ministry Of Counterculture
Ministry Of Counterculture
Belarus Free Theatre
Monologue for Two
Calendar of Events
Organisers present Ukrainian designer under Russian flag at Roma Fashion Week
May 24, 7:19
Anastasia Kolosova is going to file a lawsuit. Experts say the incident was a deliberate provocation by Russians, who were among organisers.
Colin Firth applies for Italian citizenship, fearing Brexit consequences
May 24, 6:44
The British actor doesn’t want to lose his European passport after his country leaves the EU.
Artist Jeremy Deller launches campaign against Conservative Party
May 24, 6:04
The artist’s works criticising the ruling party and its political programme popped up in London.
Moscow-based Gogol Centre and its artistic director’s home searched
May 24, 6:03
The searches were conducted by Russia’s Investigative Committee in connection with a criminal case on embezzlement.
Art of football analytics
May 23, 7:39
An LSE professor shows a correlation between a football club’s position in the Premier League table and the percentage of “leave” votes in the Brexit referendum.
Labourists promise to significantly increase arts funding in UK
May 23, 7:12
The party’s leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced the introduction of a £1 billion cultural capital fund if the party wins the election.
Anarchist artists install stand-in cut-out in Minsk protesting against police brutality
May 23, 6:34
The cut-out depicts a typical protest action in Belarus and offers people to take a picture with a policeman beating them with a baton.
Naked truth: Russian actress undresses protesting against landfill
May 23, 6:27
A nude actress released a video address from the pit dug out for a rubbish dump.
Melbourne-based street artist fights right-wing populism
May 22, 8:07
A new mural by Van T Rudd targets Pauline Hanson, the founder of a right-wing party.
Protest mosaic in pothole outside Trump Tower
May 22, 7:37
A Chicago-based artist creates mosaics in potholes. His latest piece protests against the 45th president of the US.
“Talking shit”: Vasya Oblomov releases song about Russian TV
May 22, 7:02
In a parody music video, the musician is shown in an alternative universe where he becomes a propagandist on state-run television.
Oscar-winning Shekhar Kapur to shoot film about Armenian genocide
May 22, 6:25
The movie will be based on American writer Micheline Aharonian Marcom’s novel.
Yuri Bashmet scared of going to Ukraine due to his position on Crimea
May 22, 6:18
The violist and conductor was among the artists who signed a scandalous letter to support the peninsula.
“It’s a mockery”: Ukrainian artists held for six hours on Belarusian border
May 19, 13:02
They weren’t allowed to use the toilet or start up the bus to get warm.
Saudi artist’s art becomes symbol of fight for women’s rights
May 19, 8:25
She creates murals calling on gender equality in Saudi Arabia.
Russian singer releases music video at Kremlin’s order condemning civic protests
May 19, 6:18
In a music video for the song “Malysh” (Baby), Alisa Vox criticises schoolchildren who take to streets to protest against the government.
Iñárritu unveils VR movie about Mexican refugees
May 19, 6:10
The Mexican filmmaker has presented his virtual reality film at the Cannes Film Festival.
Artist creates light installations on Trump’s hotel to protest against him
May 19, 6:06
Protest slogans and quotes from the Constitution were projected onto the entrance of Trump's hotel in Washington, DC.
Buffy’s creator shoots short film to support Planned Parenthood
May 18, 14:35
A new work by Joss Whedon emphasises the important role of the organisation that has found itself under threat due to Trump’s policy.
Michael Moore to release Fahrenheit 11/9 focusing on Donald Trump
May 18, 8:19
The filmmaker says his new documentary will hit the 45th president of the US and may lead to his impeachment.