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Tori Wrånes, YOUR NEXT VACATION IS CALLING, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmo, Sweden, 2014

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By Tori Wrånes with Lisa Asplund, Lasse Marhaug and Constance Tenvik, SculptureCenter, New York, 2016

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Johannes Paul Raether, Mountaineering Witch [ 5.5.2 ], Europe, Austria, Schafreuter, 2013

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Matt Savitsky, Tag:queer proposals and the way forward, curated by Nayland Blake, ICA Philadelphia, 2018

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Castor Troy on Michael Koptev

The celebrity, which had already been recognized before the war as one of the main freaks of Luhansk, scandalous fashion and organizator of the sensational “shows of the extreme fashion” of the theatre “Orchid”, Michael Koptev visited Ukrainian capital on October 28.

Having lived for 25 years in Luhansk, I’ve heard a lot about his “fashion shows”, taken place in HC of railroad, seen some photos, but personally I prefered not to visit them. It was not because I didn’t want it, it was curious enough, but consciousness of Luhansk dweller had the associations with “total facepalm” in spite of a little number of prejudices.

A lot of people from Donbass, Crimea and other Ukraine had to build once again the paradigm of life values, once again to divide anger from kindness, reconstruct destiny. So, when I knew that legendary Mike Koptev, stayed to live in occupied by “LPR” Luhansk, is going to visit the capital, I decided that I must go on this event.

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