The eighth volume of the Latvian Benji Knewman comes in a new format of nine booklets wrapped in a soft 140 * 200 mm cover. Themed art is hard, this issue contains an email correspondence between Benji Knewman founder Agnese Kleina, author Oleg Sivun, and Esthere Kajema entitled Post-Soviet Man. A Year of Understanding. Also included:
– A French Mirror, a piece critically observing an exhibition at the Musée DOrsay in Paris called Savage souls: Symbolism in the art of the Baltic states, insomuch as symbolism is considered the least satisfactory of the -isms.
– Turbo: the chronicles of a teenagers memoirs growing up in the USSR, told around the then hard to get item of luxury: the chewing gum.
A Copenhagen based photographers lost walks in the fog.