In pics: A major new exhibition looks at the ‘real Moscow’ lurking in the city's grim suburbs

In pics: A major new exhibition looks at the ‘real Moscow’ lurking in the city's grim suburbs.

author_img Published :  25th November 2019 03:20 PM   |   Published :   |  25th November 2019 03:20 PM
A dog walks past a bust of of Soviet leader Josef Stalin at the Museum of Industrial Culture in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A dog walks past a bust of of Soviet leader Josef Stalin at the Museum of Industrial Culture in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Artist Michele Pagel at her show, Polly wants a Cracker, which focuses on domestic abuse. Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of an exhibition in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Artist Michele Pagel at her show, Polly wants a Cracker, which focuses on domestic abuse. Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of an exhibition in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Austrian artist Michele Pagel's work brings an issue often dismissed to the periphery of Russian society back to its centre of attention. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Austrian artist Michele Pagel's work brings an issue often dismissed to the periphery of Russian society back to its centre of attention. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Enthusiasts at a special studio 'odnushka' in Novo-Molokovo. The Novo-Molokovo residential complex, just outside Moscow, houses the newest generation of Muscovites. (Diana Validova via AP)
Enthusiasts at a special studio 'odnushka' in Novo-Molokovo. The Novo-Molokovo residential complex, just outside Moscow, houses the newest generation of Muscovites. (Diana Validova via AP)
A homeless man walks on a street in Liublino, a working class suburb in Moscow. The city's suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A homeless man walks on a street in Liublino, a working class suburb in Moscow. The city's suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A scene from Liublino, a Moscow suburb. Suburbs such as these are the focus of a new show that explores the facets of life beyond the Russian capital’s nucleus. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A scene from Liublino, a Moscow suburb. Suburbs such as these are the focus of a new show that explores the facets of life beyond the Russian capital’s nucleus. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Emblems of the 1980 Summer Olympic Games at the Museum of Industrial Culture. Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Emblems of the 1980 Summer Olympic Games at the Museum of Industrial Culture. Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A mannequin of a woman surrounded by Soviet-era style articles in an apartment, at the Museum of Industrial Culture, in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
A mannequin of a woman surrounded by Soviet-era style articles in an apartment, at the Museum of Industrial Culture, in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Soviet-era soda vending machines at the Museum of Industrial Culture in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Soviet-era soda vending machines at the Museum of Industrial Culture in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Mannequins in Soviet-style uniforms at the Museum of Industrial Culture in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Mannequins in Soviet-style uniforms at the Museum of Industrial Culture in a dilapidated industrial zone of Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Lev Zheleznyov, director of the Museum of Industrial Culture. Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition that has just opened in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Lev Zheleznyov, director of the Museum of Industrial Culture. Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition that has just opened in the Russian capital. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
An aerial view of the Novo-Molokovo suburb in Moscow, Russia. The residential district is still under construction in the forested hinterland just outside Moscow. (AP Photo/Kirill Zarubin)
An aerial view of the Novo-Molokovo suburb in Moscow, Russia. The residential district is still under construction in the forested hinterland just outside Moscow. (AP Photo/Kirill Zarubin)
Austrian artist Michele Pagel poses with her work of rope nooses suspended from balloons. Pagel's show, Polly wants a Cracker, in Moscow, focuses on domestic abuse. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Austrian artist Michele Pagel poses with her work of rope nooses suspended from balloons. Pagel's show, Polly wants a Cracker, in Moscow, focuses on domestic abuse. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Gogol centre director Kirill Serebrennikov and painter Pasmur Rachuiko, who offers an extreme outsider's view of Moscow reality, pose for a photo. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Gogol centre director Kirill Serebrennikov and painter Pasmur Rachuiko, who offers an extreme outsider's view of Moscow reality, pose for a photo. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition, which uses contemporary art to explore the hidden facets of life beyond the Russian capital’s nucleus. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Moscow’s suburbs are the focus of a new exhibition, which uses contemporary art to explore the hidden facets of life beyond the Russian capital’s nucleus. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Visitors look at works showing an extreme outsider's view of Moscow reality by self-taught painter Pasmur Rachuiko, in the Gogol Center in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Visitors look at works showing an extreme outsider's view of Moscow reality by self-taught painter Pasmur Rachuiko, in the Gogol Center in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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