05.30.2013

Assimilating the North

Russia is the Shore of a Frozen Ocean. The Arctic, as an environmental and climatic zone, accounts for one fifth of Russian territory. As a social and economic region, it covers a quarter of the nation. And thanks to the national geography — as a rule the further east your go the further north you get — fully half of the country can be said to lie…
05.20.2013

Conference "Waste: Divide and Conquer"

Waste management system needs to be improved as you read this. Our world is gradually becoming overpopulated and more and more interconnected. The defining challenge of the 21st Century is demanding new forms of global cooperation. The paradox of a unified global economy and divided  national societies poses the single greatest threat for our planet. And…
05.17.2013

PUSH IT! NIGHT: TEAMS(US), Lee&Gorbunov, Savier

Old school hip-hop beats from the golden age and sedative intonations of the newly resurrected R'n'B in the next party from Push It! Night series - now on the fresh air. Sean Bowie (TEAMS), dark-skinned boy with the flawless style, will demonstrate the grooviest nooks and corners of his black soul. To keep the temperature on the dancefloor high enough…
05.17.2013

We opened the summer terrace!

  The view is still amazing, but the menu is totally different from the main menu — it is based on the fresh ingredients and grilled dishes. Terrace opening hours: monday-thursday, sunday - 12:00 - 00:00 friday, saturday - 12:00 - 03:00
05.15.2013

“FACEBOOK: THE THIRD MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY ON EARTH”

Strelka students Artur Shakhbazyan and Glafira Parinos interviewed Reuters' Katya Serova, head of Urban Data and Mosgorchat, about big urban data, the Internet of Things, and Facebook, the world’s third most populous country. AS: What is big urban data, and what’s special about it? What are the various types, and why do we study them? KS: Urban Data…
05.13.2013

Borders

For three years Strelka's public programs have focused on the changes taking place in Moscow, but our field of study is by no means limited to the capital. The "Thinning", "Energy" and "Hinterland" research studios have been engaged with nation-wide problems, and much student work has been devoted to the country's borders. Border areas are the ultimate…
05.13.2013

Four quarters

Alongside the visible changes of everyday events, there is something that is often overlooked in public discussion. Long-term cycles, complex phenomena, and large-scale processes radically change our lives via barely noticeable shifts in the world. What lies beyond the horizon of our immediate notice, and what visual aids do we need to see it? What do we know…