Gosha Rubchinskiy: Inside his Vertically Integrated Youth Universe

Gosha Rubchinskiy's meteoric rise to pre-eminence was in fact almost a decade in the making. In his most extensive interview to date, taken from 032c Issue #29, he explains the emergence of VHS tapes and Tommy Hilfiger in Russia, taking skate culture to Comme des Garçons, and inventing a language for post-global youth culture.
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Coup de Net: METAHAVEN’s “Black Transparency”

METAHAVEN’s newly released book Black Transparency: The Right to Know in the Age of Mass Surveillance (Sternberg Press, 2015) is a winding manual on the geopolitics of government secrecy and its combatants. Following up on their profile in Issue #26, 032c’s Thom Bettridge spoke with Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden of Metahaven.
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“REVOLUTION STARTS IN HELL”—Russian Art Collective CHTO DELAT Speaks Out

The events of recent months have confronted the Russian artist collective, Chto Delat (“What Is To Be Done?”) with a changed reality. Their exhibition, "Time Capsule. Artistic Report on Catastrophe and Utopia", at KOW gallery in Berlin, marks a turning point as the group struggle to imagine an alternative future from the viewpoint of a cataclysmic present.
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Post-Soviet Suburbia: KIRILL SAVCHENKOV’s “Umwelt”

In his project Umwelt, Savchenkov studies suburbs as habitat—both utopian and dystopian, real and virtual. Shown through the prism of eclectic memories, it is a pop cultural playground for the young, littered with plastic bags and energy drink cans. It is a mythical space of the ideals that have been abandoned by their creators, left free to grow and develop on their own.
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