Simon Mraz

Simon Mraz was sent by Viennese auction house Dorotheum to Moscow to look after antique dealers and private collectors. During the financial crisis, he joined the Austrian Embassy and became head of its cultural department in 2009. What was supposed to be a job for 9 months became a labour of love and Simon has now been involved in the Russian contemporary art scene for over a decade.

A last glimpse of Moscow’s beautiful and derelict Soviet cinemas

A last glimpse of Moscow’s beautiful and derelict Soviet cinemas