Press Archive




My Open Letter in Glamcult Magazine (The Netherlands)





 "Exhibitionist and Martyr," Man About Town (UK)

Collaborative cover story and portfolio with Gosha Rubchinsky (photography) and Lotta Volkova (styling)






Immigrant Stories: Slava Mogutin - New York Magazine



Ted Stansfield, "Cruising on Hempstead Heath with Two Radical Artists" - Dazed Digital (UK)



"Rebel at Heart"

artist profile and portfolio, interview and portraits by Milan Vukmirovic - Fashion for Men (US)




"Slava Mogutin," artist profile and portfolio - Dreck Magazine (UK)



"Slava Mogutin: Voice of Dissent" - artist profile in VAULT Magazine (Australia)



"Slava Mogutin, Lost Boys: From Russia With Love" - L’Œil de la Photographie (France)



Tempe Nakiska, "Radical Russian artist Slava Mogutin on the unbreakable energy of post-Soviet youth" - HERO (UK)



Czech News Agency (ČTK), "Mogutin's photos displayed in Prague withing LGBT event" - The Prague Daily Monitor (Czech Republic)



Dmitry Volchek, "They banned female breasts. What's next?" - Radio Liberty (Czech Republic, in Russian)



Miss Rosen, "Made You Look: Slava Mogutin Goes Big With “Lost Boys: From Russia With Love”Artwall, Prague, presents “Lost Boys: From Russia With Love,” a powerful public art installation by the fearless Slava Mogutin" - Crave Online (US)


Kateřina Sýsová, "What's it like to be gay in Russia" - PRJKTR (Czech Republic, in Czech)



"Prague Pride brings From Russia With Love" - Česká televize (Czech Republic, in Russian and Czech)



Slava Mogutin's interview by David Stahlavsky - The Czech Radio Plus / Český rozhlas (in Russian and Czech)



Elise Morton, "Lost Boys. From Rusia with love: multemidea artist Slava Mogutin's first solo show in Prague" - The Calvert Journal (UK)



Virginia Vargolska, "Slava Mogutn's Lost Boys" - Radio Prague (Czech Republic, in Russian)


Josephine Platt, "Queer photographer and activist Slava Mogutin unveils his latest project" - Hero Magazine (UK)


Patrick Clark, "Interview: Slava Mogutin" - Schön! (UK)



Tom Archer, We asked our favourite photographers to react to the state of the world today" - Hunger (UK)


Lost Boys portfolio - Sentimental Magazine (UK)



Ted Stansfield, "The radical Russian collaborating with Hood By Air" - Dazed Digital (UK)



Alex Frank, "Who Was the Shirtless Tattooed Art Star at Hood By Air?" -




Interview and artist portfolio - Facts Zine (Paris)



Miss Rosen, "The Top 7 Photographers of the 21st Century (So Far)" - Crave (US)



Eric Torres, "Bruce LaBruce's "MOON RIVER" by Slava Mogutin - Gayletter (US)



“Casual Encounters” - artist portfolio in Mein Schwules Auge / My Gay Eye, Volume 12 (Germany)



"Filet Selektah: Slava Mogutin" - artist playlist for Filet Magazine (Belarus)



Kolya Camouflage, "Slava Mogutin: Homophobes Shall Not Pass" - interview for Gay Alliance Ukraine
(portraits by Ray Lego and Nicolas Wagner)



Yannis Skarakis, "Slava Mogutin - The Art of Provoking" - DRECK Magazine (UK)



Stock Boyz portfolio in TOYY Magazine (Belgium)



"Artist Spotlight: Slava Mogutin" - LVL3 Media (Chicago)



Emma van Meyeren, "Slava Mogutin" - Glamcult Magazine (The Netherlands)



Drawn Together - collaborative portfolio with Brian Kenny & Josh Lee for Gayletter Magazine (NY)



Anastasiia Fedorova, "Growing up in 90s Russia" - Dazed Digital (UK)


Varia Fedko-Blake, "10 Russian Photographers You Need to Know" - The Culture Trip (UK)



Nadia Beard, "Slava Mogutin to feature in group art exhibition in France" - The Calvert Journal (UK)




CNN talks to Russian artist and activist Slava Mogutin about gay rights leading up the Olympics in Sochi, Russia



"Slava, In the Name of Love" - interview and portfolio in C-print Journal (Sweden)




"Rated R: Slava Mogutin" - Cahiers de photo blog (Sweden)



Anastasiia Fedorova, "New Wave: 24 photographers changing the way we see Russia" - The Calvert Journal (UK)



"Art of the Edge in a Warm Cilmate: The Queer Biennial I in Miami — running alongside Art Basel — looks fun, risky, and cool" - The Advocate (US)



AMORESUPERM drawing performance at La Fresh Gallery - Gayletter (NY)



Emily Carlton, "SUPERM-MEN" - interview and portfolio in Out There Magazine (UK)



SUPERM interview for Dalton Superstore blog (UK)



"SUPERM in photos" - Dalston Superstore blog (UK)



"SUPERM @ FRINGE! 2014" - Gaydar Magazine (UK)



SUPERM interview for The Most Cake (UK)



Guillermo Espinosa, "SUPERM celebrates 10 years of love and art" - Shangay Magazine (Spain)



"Print All Over Me featured curators: Slava Mogutin + Brian Kenny of SUPERM" - PAOM Newsletter (NY)



SUPERM: Slava Mogutin & Brian Kenny - artist profile in Issue Magazine (LA)



Hunter O'Hanian, "Slava Mogutin and His New Book, Food Chain" - The Archive: The Journal of the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art (NY)



Silvia Mollicchi, "Food Chain - Slava Mogutin" - book review in Full Stop



Portraits of Jackie Ludueña Koslovitch in my photo column for DU & ICH Magazine (Germany)



Skingraph collage in the special Michel Foucault edition of Libération (France)



"Does Gay Pride Matter?" - Gay Friendly Germany




Agustina Mistretta, "De Rusia con Amor - Slava Mogutin en Festival Asterisco" - Azucar Mag (Argentina)



"Desnudo descuidado" - Página/12 (Argentina)



Portraits of Carter Harrington in DU & ICH Magazine (Germany)



"Fragile Beauty" - excerpts from Food Chain in The Calvert Journal (UK)



John Russell, "Slava Mogutin Getting Personal: The queer Russian photographer, author and provocateur on his first book published in English" (portrait by Michael Stipe) - Next Magazine



James Nichols,  "Food Chain, Queer Art Book, Released by Slava Mogutin" - The Huffington Post



Food Chain excerpts on Visionaire blog



Food Chain review in Gayletter



"Paradise lost: Photographer Slava Mogutin looks beyond politics to a happier time in Crimea" - The Calvert Journal (UK)



Alexander Yastrebov, "Russian Gay Art" - Art Guide (Russia)
Photo by Terry Richardson



TRACKS / ARTE TV profile (France)



Portraits of Paul Gunn in my photo column for DU & ICH (Germany)



Omar Gómez, "Transgresión con acento ruso" - Milenio (Mexico)



Morgan Meaker, "Rebellion in Russia: Branded a criminal for tackling gay issues, artist Slava Mogutin tells his story" - Kids of Dada (UK)



 Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia's LGBTQ community - The Real News Network

Skingraphs portfolio in Depesha Magazine (US/Russia)




"Homosexuality must become the state policy of every civilized state" (cover portrait by Conrad Ventur, interview photo by Igor Vishnyakov - Один з Нас/One of Us (Ukraine)


Ada Alti, "Slava Mogutin" - Chasseur Magazine



Joseph Delaney, "Slava Mogutin" - Sang Bleu



 "Slava Mogutin: In The Name Of Love" - Public Action Magazine (Finland)



Owen Myers, "Kissing in the Kremlin: How Russian artist Slava Mogutin nearly held the first modern gay marriage" (photo by Laura Ilyina) - Dazed & Confused



Tania Cohen, "From New York With Love" (portrait by Natasha Sharymova) - Metropol (Russia)



"The Case for Boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympics" - The Huffington Post



Savas Abadsidis,"Russian Artist Slava Mogutin Backs Boycott of Sochi Olympics" - The Advocate




Anastassiia Fedorova,"Slava's Homoerotic Protest Photography: Russian exile and gay artist Slava Mogutin on his Lost Boys and bigotry" - Dazed Digital (UK)



Maryam Omidi, "Master strokes: Slava Mogutin's intimate portraits of love" - The Calvert Journal (UK)



Andrew Hiller, "Slava Mogutin joins photography's new avant-garde" - The Voice of Russia




Christopher Harrity, "22 Russians Who We Won't Let Vladimir Putin Forget Were LGBT" - The Advocate



Skingraphs portfolio - Nyx a noctournal (UK)


Instant Portraits portfolio - Mimik Magazine (The Netherlands)



"Maripol and Slava's Intimate Portraits" (photo by Brian Kenny) - Gayletter


 "Artist in residence: Slava Mogutin" - The Impossible Project Blog


"Paradise Superm" portfolio - Vaga Magazine



Irina Makarova, "Intersection of Love & Art: SUPERM" (portrait by Paul Mpagi Sepuya) - NYC Art Parasites



Jimi Dams, "Slava Mogutin" - Eyemazing Magazine (The Netherlands)


Artist profile and portfolio - Hysteria Magazine (UK)




Irina Makarova, "Feeling Exctatic Today?" - NYC Art Parasites


Savas Abadsidis, “Exploring Beauty and Hell With Gay Artists SUPERM” (portrait by Mitchell McCormack) - The Advocate



Christo Mitov, “SUPERM: Beauty and Hell” - Grateful Grapefruit



Kathleen Massara, “SUPERM's 'Beauty And Hell': Brian Kenny And Slava Mogutin Head To Envoy Enterprises” - The Huffington Post



"Slava Mogutin: Back To Nature" - DU & ICH (Germany)



Rajko Božić, "Pinko Commie Fag" (portrait by Ray Lego) - CKS, Centar za Kvir Studije (Serbia)



Artist profile - F.O.D. Magazine (Israel)


Irina Makarova, “Artist Slava Mogutin on Art as Rebellion” (portrait by Michael Alago) - Bullett Magazine



MJKM, “From Russia With Love” - Laissez Faire London (UK)




"Pigsty" - Kaltblut Magazine (Germany)



Sebastiano Mauri, “All You Need Is…” - Flash Art (Italy)




Paul Bruno, “Slava Mogutin Gets His Hands Dirty” (portraits by Ray Lego) - Dirty Magazine



Bogomir Doringer, "Slava Mogutin" - artist profile & portfolio in FAAR Magazine (Serbia)



"Suddenly Last Summer" portfolio - Квир/Queer Magazine (Russia)



Artist profile & portfolio - DUST Magazine



Natasha Sharymova, "I am a citizen of the World" (portrait by Igor Vishnyakov) - Depesha Magazine (US/Russia)


Andrew Utt, “The Art of Revolution” - Vangardist Magazine (Austria)



Luna Allison, “When artistic differences collide: Slava Mogutin and Brian Kenny disrupt the norm through art” (portrait by Nicolas Wagner) - Xtra! (Canada)



Paul Gessell, “From Russia With Lust at La Petite Mort” - Ottawa Magazine (Canada)



"Back From the USSR: Moscow Flea Markets and Crimea" - Mad Hatters' Review



"Crimean Holiday" - Vice Magazine



“Picture This: Slava Mogutin” - ARTE Creative (France/Germany)




"10 best young photographers: Slava Mogutin" - artist profile in Haaretz Magazine (Israel)



"Slava Mogutin: I search for the new ideals of beauty" - interview & portfolio in TÊTU Magazine (France)




"Slava Mogutin for President" - Vanidad Magazine (Spain)


“Slava Mogutin + Paul Mpagi Sepuya” - OAKAZINE



Alex Brahim, "Slava Mogutin: En primera persona del masculino" - artist profile & portfolio in Lamono Magazine (Spain)



Artist profile & portfolio - FUXYZ Magazine (Spain)


Fatima Rodriguez, “Slava Mogutin: Unblushing Images of Poetry and Sensuality” - Humanize Magazine (Spain)



Malin Holgersson, “Slava Mogutin. Crime: Sexual Perversion" - FUL Magazine (Sweden)



Paul Schultz, "Slava Mogutin und Brian Kenny, Kunstler" (portrait by Donatien Veismann)MÄNNER Magazine (Germany)


Richard Kern, “Power Couples” - Vice Magazine



Sara Rosen, "Wiggers" - Miss Rosen blog


"SUPERM's Gay History" - artist portfolio in Ful Magazine (Sweden)


 Stephen Lucas, "Lost Boys" (portrait by Xevi Muntané) - Dazed Digital (UK)



Ferran Pla, “Desde Rusia son lujuria (From Russia With Lust)” - El Pais (Spain)



 Alberto Sisí Sánchez, "Slava Mogutin: The look of guys" (photos by Javier Morán) - Pull the Metal (Spain)


Stephen Lucas, “Open Contempt for Generally Accepted Norms: An Interview with Slava Mogutin” - 3:AM Magazine



Bruce LaBruce, “Slava Mogutin: Pinko Commie Fag” (portraits by Miguel Villalobos) - East Village Boys


Alexander Burenkov, “Slava Mogutin” - artist profile in Dtours [paper] (Russia)


Slava Mogutin talks to CRUSHfanzine



"Slava Mogutin Puts Five Questions to Rita Ackermann" - Modern Painters



Environmental Pictures portfolio - Visura Magazine



Mary Anna Pomonis, “Screwball Asses” - X-TRA: Contemporary Art Quarterly


"Art Baselisk" portfolio - Kaiserin Magazine (France)



NYC Go-Go portfolio - The/End Magazine (Italy)



Vesna Andonovic, “Fotografische Elegie” - D’Wort (Luxembourg)


"Slava Mogutin loves the crisis" (portrait by Martynka Wawrzyniak) - K Mag (Poland)



Lauren Dubowski, “Queering Krakow’s Culture” - Krakow Post (Poland)


Lost Boys review - Dzennik Polski (Poland)




Adam Baran, “Slava Mogutin: Russian Homosexual Wants to Fuck Prince Harry Up His Fucking Arse”  - BUTT Magazine (portraits by Terry Richardson)



Octavio Zaya, “Slava Mogutin’s Grotesque Realism” - Atlántica Magazine (Spain)



Kelly O, "Defending the Cock" - The Stranger (Seattle)



William Oliver, "You Go Boy!" - Attitude Magazine (UK)

Charlotte Abbott, "A Bar With a View" - The Advocate



Brandon Voss, "Filthy/Gorgeous: Slava Mogutin Exposes Naked Truth in NYC Go-Go" - HX Magazine



Matthew Breen, "Sneaky Peeking" - OUT Magazine


“Aesthetic Outlaw” - artist portfolio in Pisszine (Italy)


Kari Fauskanger, "Artistic take on the land of liberty" - Bergens Tidende (Norway)



Sara Rosen, "White Is Dirty When Ugly" - The Telegraph (UK)



Guy Trebay, "Gay Art: A Movement, or at Least a Moment" - The New York Times



Robert Summers, "Slava Mogutin: Lost and Bound" - ArtUS Magazine



"Slava Mogutin" - artist profile in Time Out Tel Aviv (Israel)



Dominic Johnson, “No Love: Remnants of the Modern Unconsoled” - Fotograf (Czech Republic)



Wilfred Brandt, "Lost and Found" - DNA Magazine (Australia)



Karoline Eriksson, “Slava Mogutin: provokatör” - Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden)



Lawrence Helman, "New kid on the bloc" - The Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco)



Tino Monetti, “Garotos Perdidos ” - Revista Junior (Brazil)


Adriano Sack, “Battleship Mogutin” (artwork by Brian Kenny) - Front Magazine (Germany)



Conrad Ventur, “Sticky Crimes: Art Collective SUPERM Draw Their Weapons” - USELESS Magazine

"SUPERM" - artist profile in Time Out Tel Aviv (Israel)





Carlo Prada, "A great controversial writer" - L'Uomo Vogue (Italy)


Ken Miller, "From Russia With Lust: Photographer Slava Mogutin aims his camera on the boys of his mother country" - V Magazine



Lee Carter, Lost Boys review - VMan Magazine


Tabboo!! interviews Slava Mogutin - Gay Action News



Richard Gray, “Lost Boys: Slava Mogutin” - 10 Men (UK)



Dan Avery, "Red Scare" - The Advocate



Fredrik Strage, "SLAVA 4 YOU" - Odd at Large (Sweden)



"OUT100 List" - OUT Magazine


Chris Ciompi, “Russian Unorthodox” - Genre Magazine


Stephane Gaboue, “Lost Boys” - Anthem Magazine


Lost Boys review - Juxtapoze Magazine



Jay Clarke, “Dirty Mind. Is Slava Mogutin a pornographer, genius or madman?” - Attitude Magazine (UK)


"Le garçons perdus de Slava Mogutin" - Paris Photo (France)



"Lost Boys" - Booklet Magazine (Germany)



“Jockstrap Dogs" - artist portfolio in PRÉF Mag (France)


Guillermo Espinosa, “Ponte Cachondo con SUPERM” - Shangay Express (Spain)





Miguel de Matos, “Hooligan Slava Mogutin” - Umbigo Magazine (Portugal)
Cover portrait by Nicolas Wagner



Petros Prontis, “Slava Mogutin: Russia’s Biggest Export” (portrait by Richard Orjis) - DU & ICH (Germany)



Bruce LaBruce, "Well Hung" - Attitude Magazine (UK)


Matthew Breen, "Boys Gone Bad" - OUT Magazine

William Fernan, “Wiggers the Vicious” - Blast Magazine (France)


Andrey Kovalyov, Wigger review - Time Out Moscow (Russia)



Wigger portfolio - PRÉF Mag (France)


"Slava to Russia" (portrait by Sergey Bratkov) - Time Out Moscow (Russia)




Les Simpson, "Slava Mogutin" - Time Out New York

"BlackBook's 25: Slava Mogutin" - BlackBook Magazine



Wayne Northcross, “Passion & Play” - Genre Magazine



Jamie Hakim, “From Russia With Lust” - Attitude Magazine (UK)

Yannick Barbe, “Agent provocateur” (portraits by Nicolas Wagner) - TÊTU Magazine (France)


Denis Boyarinov, "Realized Monster" (portrait by Nicolas Wagner) - OM Magazine (Russia)


“No Love” portfolio - PRÉF Mag (France)



Niru Ratnam, “Political, profound and always controversial: introducing Slava Mogutin” - i-D (UK)



Alex Mar, photo by Emily Shur, "The New Dealers: John Connelly Presents" - New York Magazine



Katy Grannan, "Masterworks" - Details Magazine


Wayne Northcross, "From Russia, With Love" (portraits by Richard Orjis) - Instinct Magazine



"Hype: Slava Mogutin" - The Face (UK)





"SUPERMOGUTIN: The World New Disorder" (cover portrait by Kelly Grider) - OM Magazine (Russia)



Gordon Wallace, “Red Meat: HONCHO Interrogates Russo-Homo Yaroslav (Slava) Mogutin” (portrait by Bruce LaBruce) - HONCHO Magazine



Artist profile with portraits by Tom Bianchi - Aktivist Magazine (Russia)



Steve LaFreniere, "Slava Mogutin: Russia's Biggest Export" - index Magazine
(portraits by Ryan McGinley)





Reed Massengill, “Tsar Turn” - artist profile with portraits by David Armstrong, Robert Cusido, Rainer Fetting, Robert Filippini, Bruce LaBruce, and Terry Richardson - Blue Magazine (Australia)