Three books about Russian street-art
Moscow, 2005—2009, Igor Ponosov

Use of stylistic elements of plastic graffiti language becomes more and more popular way in design, advertising and brand stretching, while graffiti constantly changes. The continuous differentiation entails refusal of the traditional art forms which have already become classical in self-expression and to the beginning of new search by the sidewalk artists, as potential artists of actual art and as a bearer of unknown in Russia subcultural practice, even more often become interested for gallery holders. Using new media means, artists fill the streets space with their works, creating original open-air galleries. The 'Objects' book, gives an unique opportunity to familiarize with forms of street art, to which modern graffiti was transformed and to trace some moments in history of the given culture in Russia. The edition does not apply for exhaustive analysis of specificity of all aspects of sidewalk artists, it only gives intelligence, the most important for understanding of the general laws of origin and development of some forms of street art in Russia.

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Concept/Design/Content Igor Ponosov
Editor Andrei Tseluiko
Photo/Video Roman Ass, Valeri Belobeev
Cover art Kolia Bigud
PR Eugen Ches
Translating Olia Sherbakova, Fedor Barkov, Dmitri Zenin

Full list of artists/groups from books:
  • Moscow Pavel 183, Misha Most, Kirill КТО, Luka, Nootk, Sick Systems, 0331c, ZACHEM, No Future Forever, D2, Petro, Zuk Club, Influx, 310, NЁK, Limite, August, Ches, Pavel Etno, KAG, Nate, Mute, Bodik, Shendrik, Scissor, R8bit, 56, Pavel Hudoy, Zuev, Polet, Sumo, TSM, AZ, Foker, Artek, VA, Bu, Zeaner, Tee4, Zomb
  • Saint Petersburg Search and Upgrade, Sy, Spy, Se, Incubus Project, Dopludo, PProfessors, Renaissance, Trop, Milk and Vodka
  • Rostov-on-Don Sergei Sapozhnikov (Sap), Lem
  • Krasnodar Unplate
  • Kiev Interesni Kazki, Sasha Kurmaz (Homer)
  • Odessa Apl315
  • Kolomyia M-H
  • Guests: Blu, M-City, The Plug, Spy, Cayetano Ferrer, Mark Jenkins, Eltono, Joe, Truthtag.