Alexander Gudkov and Russia’s queer turn in the 2020s

Maria Engström on the normalisation of Russian queer culture and the privatisation of transgressive aesthetics by the cultural mainstream

Little Big: Neo-camp and a new generation of Russian identity

Maria Engstrom on political visuality and camp aesthetics as a new phenomenon of Russian pop culture

Monetochka: The Manifesto of Metamodernism

Post-actionism as the aesthetics of Putin’s fourth term

Late Soviet Counterculture and New Russian Globalism

The ideas of counter-cultural figures from the Perestroika years are taking on a new social and political significance in contemporary Russian society

The New Russian Renaissance

Why the Kremlin is fascinated by classical antiquity

Daughterland [Rodina-Doch’]: Erotic patriotism and Russia’s future

Conservative mobilization and sexualization of the nation