2010 Mermaid Parade and Ball

This year King Neptune – Lou Reed, Queen Mermaid – Laurie Anderson A completely original creation of Coney Island USA, the Mermaid Parade is the nation’s largest art parade and one of New York City’s greatest summer events. The parade is proud to have some incredible sponsors. Click here for answers to common questions. Founded […]

Yuliya Vinokur

Born in Voronezh, Russia. Moved to New York when she was thirteen. Graduated from Pratt Institute with Bachelor in Computer Graphics. Senior project “Luna Park” was featured at Siggraph 2008, and won in “Animation” category at Coney Island Film Festival in 2008. Yuliya currently works as a freelance 3D lighting artist in NYC.

Coney Island and NYC

Kulya lives in Minsk. In April of 2004 he had a virtual trip to NY where he visited Yuliya and Radik. They went to see Coney Island and other New York attractions. [nggallery id=7]

Выступление Андрея Битова в Brooklyn Library (2001)

О трагедии 11 Сентября. Накаркал… В конце прошлого, 20-го, века в журналах появилась бездна каких-то анкет с серьёзными вопросами, дескать: “Что вы видите, какие перспективы?”. Спрашивали и меня. А я не хочу видеть… Но одну штуку я “каркнул”. Я вспомнил одну примету, я её подхватил в Грузии, но возможно она существует и у других народов. […]

Ticket To Jerusalem exhibit

‘Ticket to Jerusalem’ is an exhibition of nearly a hundred of entries from a year-long international mail-art project. ‘Ticket to Jerusalem’ showcased the designs of artists from 17 countries who answered the call to design the “perfect airplane ticket to Jerusalem”. The tickets (boarding passes), all created on 8×3” sized medium, collectively form an image […]

Yuri Grachev :: Юрий Грачeв

Yuri Grachev was born in Moscow in 1937. In 1950 he was accepted to Moscow Art School – a preparatory school for the State Surikov Institute of Art. Several of Yuri’s teachers, such as Schorchev, Barsch and others, were students of great Russian 19th century masters, such as Korovin and Savitsky. Yuri’s study drawings were […]

Alexander Arefiev :: Александр Арефьев

Александр Арефьев родился в Ленинграде в 1931 году. Занимался в изостудии Дворца пионеров у С. Левина. Учился в СХШ (1944-1949) был исключен за формализм. Уже там вокруг него образовалось содружество, одно время называвшее себя “Орденом нищенствующих (или непродающихся) живописцев” (ОНЖ), ныне чаще именуемое арефьевским кругом* (или арефьевцами. К. Кузьминский называет их «барачниками»). Окончил вечернюю школу и […]

Russian Chat-roulette

Article in The New Yorker about Andrey Ternovskiy, Moscow teenager who created “next big thing”: Chatroulette.com. This Cinderella story talks about odd pleasure of chatting with strangers, and what is it like, to be a computer geek in Russia. Read the article Andrey has now moved to San Francisco via New York. Here’s a short […]

The Russian Stravinsky V: Gergiev and Petrushka

The New York Philharmonic, along with conductor Valery Gergiev, presents one of the largest single-composer festivals in their history, dedicated to Igor Stravinsky. The Russian Stravinsky V: Gergiev & Petrushka showcases the orchestra performing three works from the Russian great: Symphony in C, Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra and Petrushka (1911 original version). Artists: Valery […]