“Twenty-five years ago the entire 50,000 population of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat was evacuated within three hours. They left most of what they had here as they were told they are leaving only for a couple of days, but none of them has ever returned. The last thing they saw upon leaving their hometown was the forth block of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, devastated by a powerful explosion.”
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“Inspired by the larger than life cinema history of Texas, Los Americanos by the Iranian artist Morehshin Allahyari explores the ephemeral through various cinema metaphors for identity, history and culture. Each artist has created his or her own independent project examining everyday life in Texas – past, present or future.
He died last night. Known as Pasha 183, he was only 28 years old. Let’s look at some of his amazing Moscow street art.