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Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: LOLs & Other Post-Internet Feels

by Michael Anthony Farley and Rea McNamara on April 13, 2016
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This is a good week for the arts. Wednesday night, head to e-flux for performances by Viktoria Naraxsa and a talk from Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. Thursday night promises even more glamour, when Malik Gaines discusses disco legend Sylvester at The Artist’s Institute. Meanwhile, Olga Balema will be presenting her modified map pieces at the Swiss Institute.

Friday night, you’ll finally be glad for the G Train, with the all-day Theorizing the Web conference at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens followed by a night of openings in Brooklyn. Be sure to catch performances at the opening of Low Grade Euphoria by the Flushing Ave station, then continue to Gowanus for openings at Ortega y Gasset and Trestle Gallery. Saturday, the Cue Foundation will teach you the all-important skill of art handling, followed by an evening of unpacking a different type of baggage at Kimbery-Klark by Alex Ito and Masami Kubo. Sunday afternoon, hang with queer performance artists at Flux Factory for the latest installment of the do you: open source series.

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Pussy Riot’s Bizarre Photo Shoot With a Creepy Rich Hobbyist

by Marina Galperina on November 26, 2014
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“You have never seen the women behind the masks quite like this!”

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After Sustained Abuse and a Joke of a Trial, Pussy Riot’s Verdict TBA August 17th

by Whitney Kimball on August 15, 2012
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After an insanely fraudulent trial, artists Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich await their verdict. Despite attempts to vilify the women as enemies of the church, their closing statements should count them among the world’s most important civil rights activists.

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