22 Sep Benji Knewman #8 2018
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.
“A French Mirror”, a piece critically observing an exhibition at the Musée D’Orsay 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 teenager’s memoirs growing up in the USSR, told around the then hard to get item of luxury: the chewing gum.
A Copenhagen based photographer’s lost walks in the fog.