(1965) is an architect, artist, author, and editor of the journal pARTisan. His book, Minsk. Sonnenstadt der Traüme [Minsk. sun city of dreams] was published by Suhrkamp Verlag in 2007.
A utopian project to reformat Minsk's museums
In western societies, the intellectual focus in the museum world has shifted towards another kind of institution, writes Artur Klinau. Those old imperial monsters, once the basis for the model museum, have become a museum-disneyland for millions of tourists. High time that Minsk followed suit. [more]
Artur Klinau on subversive culture and the culture of subversives
"It probably won't be possible to make Minsk as popular as Venice. But if it can reach even 10 or 15 per cent of Venice's popularity, that would mean billions of dollars." Artist, author, and editor Artur Klinau has a dream. [more]
Gateway to the communist empire or stage set utopia? The architects of Minsk's "imperial style" didn't have the city's residents in mind, writes Artur Klinau. [more]