Alluding to the concept developed by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Maria referred to the reality that in the present-day system of capitalism there is "no more outside", which is the reason why subculture is no longer possible in Russia. Under capitalism, all art institutions belong to a community of art institutions and people which makes truly counter-culture art initiatives highly unlikely.
Maria Chekhonadskikh, "On the State Of Art and Curatorial Experience in Russia", lecture. Strelka Institute. Moscow. 07 Mar 2013.