Krokodil magazine was an illustrated Soviet satirical journal, published in the USSR between 1922 and 1991. This blog is related to my PhD project. I am interested in political cartoons and caricature, and satirical journals in general, but specifically the operation of the medium in the Soviet context. I investigate Krokodil in relation to theories of carnival, transmediality and performativity.
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Article on 'Private Eye' - 50 years old. The Victoria & Albert Museum hosts a page on the exhibition, which features a video on the production of a cartoon for the magazine.