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V-A-C Sreda

Featuring specially commissioned artworks, a podcast series and a selection of timely essays, Sreda magazine offers a nuanced view on Russian culture and contemporaneity. Content is available for a limited period of time and updated every Wednesday. The Russian word ‘sreda’ means Wednesday and also defines the natural, geographical and social environment.

Fairy-Tale Artists

What childhood books make an artist? How daunting is it for a contemporary artist to illustrate a well-known fairy tale cherished by everyone? What are the positive sides of the Soviet tradition of children’s books? These are the topics discussed by Daria Atlas, editor of children’s publishing projects at V–A–С, and artists Evgeny Antufiev, Aleksei Buldakov, Lubov Nalogina, Pavel Pepperstein, and Sveta Shuvaeva.

This episode is in Russian.