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Maria “Masha” Alekhina placed on Wanted list

On the 26th of April, 2022, Maria “Masha” Alekhina was named a fugitive and placed on the wanted list by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Masha Alekhina, a political activist and member of the feminist punk rock group Pussy … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Maria “Masha” Alekhina jailed, days before giving keynote at “Institutions and Resistance – Alliances for Art at Risk” 

Last night, Maria Alekhina was apprehended by Russian authorities and brought to a Moscow police department under orders of “administrative detention” on unknown charges. Masha was designated an AR-Resident Prisoner by Artists at Risk (AR) in December 2021, and this … Continue reading

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#AlliancesforArtatRisk Participant 6. Masha Alekhina

Maria (Masha) Alekhina is a Russian artist, writer, political activist and founding member of the famed punk band Pussy Riot. Masha was imprisoned for two years in response to Pussy Riot’s 2012 ‘punk prayer’, Virgin Mary, banish Putin and recognized … Continue reading

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PRESS: L’arte prigioniera della Pussy Riot by Corriere della Sera

SOURCE: Corriere della Sera – La Lettura Di FEDERICA LAVARINI 12.12.2021 PRESS TEXT: L’arte prigioniera della Pussy Riot Sono passati quasi dieci anni da quando, il 21 febbraio 2012, una band di ragazze con il volto nascosto da un passamontagna … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot member Maria (Masha) Alyokhina sentenced by Moscow district court

MOSCOW. Today Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, a key figure in the world-renowned feminist protest art collective Pussy Riot and a member of Artists at Risk (AR)’s International Advisory Board was sentenced to one year of “restricted freedom” by the Moscow district … Continue reading

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Masha Alekhina & Yulia Tsvetkova on International Women’s Day 2021

Subscribe to our newletter On the occasion of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, Artists at Risk (AR) is celebrating two prominent Russian artists, feminist activists and political dissidents, Yulia Tsvetkova and Maria (Masha) Alekhina. Alongside many friends, … Continue reading

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