Encounters with Moscow's

histories and culture makers

Provodnik is the Russian word for 'guide', but it can also
stand for 'mediator', 'transmitter', and 'gatekeeper'.

Provodnik is an interdisciplinary agency for urban culture research, contemporary art and travel.


Moscow's every nook brims with history and character. We will introduce you to the city, its art, its food, and its magnetic personalities.

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We take a thematic walk with Moscow's cultural practitioners, who will show you the unique ways they interpret the city.

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Get a glimpse of our research about culture, cities and people: stories, interviews, photo essays, and more.


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