A collaborative annotated catalogue of Soviet illustrated children’s books (Princeton University)
Evgeny Lebedev: My Soviet childhood
The son of the oligarch Alexander Lebedev grew up a stone’s throw from the Kremlin. He recalls his grandfather’s fear of Stalin, the collapse of the Soviet Union and the birth of a strange new Russia. Read his story here.
This Is How Propaganda Works: A Look Inside A Soviet Childhood
By Katya Soldak – Read Katya’s fascinating story here.
Adventures in the Soviet Imaginary: Children’s Books and Graphic Art (University of Chicago)
The Counterpedagogies at the Lakeside exhibition is based on a social historical research about a summer vacation in socialist Hungary between 1938 and 1978.
15-летняя советская девочка честно нарисовала, каким было ее детство в СССР (a 15-year old Soviet girl honestly portrayed her childhood in the USSR)
Images of socialist life and material objects
Что копили и собирали дети в СССР (a set of images depicting what children used to collect in USSR)
Что копили дети CCCP (another set of images about children’s collections in USSR)
D’EAST great blog page introducing mostly female producers and artist collectives at the intersection of post-communist, post-imperial and post-colonial discourses and imaginaries.