Tag Archives: Kiev

Kyiv Forever

With all of the horrendous news coverage from the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the brutal devastation of its cities and town it’s easy to forget that just a short time ago it was a normal European nation. The wonderful … Continue reading

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Per Aspera ad Astra

I am always charmed by the wonderful mural artwork from France’s Seth Globepainter aka Julien Malland. He recently helped the launch of a terrific street art initiative in the Ukraine called “Mural Social Club”. The ambitious project is bringing internationally … Continue reading

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Daily Life of Gods

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov creates these wonderful mash-ups from classical paintings and street scenes in Kiev. In his series “The Daily Life of Gods” he photoshops cherubs, angels, goddesses, and historical figures into images of public transport, cafes and city … Continue reading

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Kiev Renaissance

While most of the world has been attending to the conflict between Putin’s puppets and Ukrainians struggling for some semblance of self-determination, the gifted French street artist Seth GlobePainter and his Ukrainian friend Alexsey Kislow decided to enliven Kiev with … Continue reading

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I Want A Ziferblat (and you will too)

Have you ever been made to feel that you’ve overstayed your welcome in a coffeeshop while reading, working or just sucking up the free wifi? Then Ziferblat is the place for you. Ziferblat is a brilliant concept—a place where you … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites…update

Yesterday, the World Heritage Committee began its annual meeting to consider requests for the inscription of new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The session is being held at Brasilia, Brazil, and runs until August 3rd. During this year’s session,35 … Continue reading

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