A History of Self-destruction

In the 1990s the Ukrainian band Hamerman Destroys Viruses (Khamerman Znyshchuye Virusy), with a cult following in Ukraine, recorded a song-manifesto called Ukraina – tse my (Ukraine – it’s us). A list of cultural activists who committed suicide appear in the song, “Doctor Freud poisoned himself, Mayakovsky shot himself,” while band members Vladimir Paholyuk and […]

September 30, 2011 - Andriy Bondar