Tag Archives: Matryoshka

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A ‘boogie woogie’ performance of one of Beethoven’s best known compositions by the 167-member Matryomin Ensemble ‘Da’ at the Jiyugakuen Myonichikan auditorium in Tokyo back in 2011.

A Matryomin is a single antenna theremin mounted inside a Matryoska doll.

But you knew that

Here, fancy a bit of theramin action yourself?



A historical series of nesting phones by UK artist Kyle Bean celebrating four decades of the mobile phone.

In early April 1973, engineer and inventor Marty Cooper made the first mobile call on a Motorola DynaTAC 8000x to rival engineer Joe Engel at Bell Labs.

Just trollin’.

The Verge Interview: Marty Cooper, Father of The Cellphone (The Verge)


Traditional Russian Babushka, or Matryoshka are dolls nested within dolls nested within dolls. You know the kind of thing.

As with any simple, exploitable concept, they’re also a rich source of meme. And so, without further ado, we present for your viewing pleasure, Matryoshka Cats,  Matryoshka Frogs and Matryoshka Pregnancy Advice.