“The Reverse Side” by Alexander Sukhin

I visited this exhibition in early October, even before my vacation in Turkey. For understandable professional and everyday reasons that always arise before a vacation, no matter how you prepare for it, it was not possible to write and publish this post on Alexander Sukhin’s exhibition “The Other Side” on time. At first I was worried and sad, but now I’m even glad – the ...

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On Theater by Roland Barthes

Roland Barthes is a French philosopher and literary critic who is considered to be one of the largest representatives of French structuralism. His full-text works “Writing Degree Zero”, “S/Z”, “Mythologies”, “The Fashion system”, as well as the article “The Death of the Author” – this is what first comes to mind or falls out in Google when Barthes is mentioned.

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Stephan Polejaev’s Photography exhibition “The Ark”

The Ark is the place of salvation of the soul of a living creature, its tranquility and peace. It’s zen. For each of us this place would be different, but for Stepan Polezhaev, an actor of the Arkhangelsk Youth Theater and many-sided talented person, this is Savinsky village in the Arkhangelsk Region. A place where time has stopped and at the same time flows like ...

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Hamlet

Last weekend, at the Arkhangelsk Drama Theater, we had the premiere of a new play by Andrei Timoshenko — “Hamlet”, which opened the 87th theater season. At a press conference on the occasion of the opening of the season, the theater’s chief director Andrei Timoshenko noted that “any production of Hamlet in any city, in any country entails a series of scandals, admiration, rejection, debate ...

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