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  • We know that the advice to young writers is so often: Write what you know.  I want to suggest here that there are good reasons for contemporary writers to consider writing about the things about which they have no idea.  — Rana Dasgupta, a talk delivered in Sofia and Sozopol (May 2014)

    3 years 34 weeks ago in

  • Web-based diaries: • Helvetia - swiss diary• Over Cities - between Sofia and Havana• Re-Istanbul - working in Istanbul• Details of Piazza - the very begining of the diaries  I travel a lot – participate in some festivals, programs, projects and so on. There I can learn a lot more about the places I’m visiting and their inhabitants. I’m not just a tourist, I’m working and I’m doing something...

    3 years 43 weeks ago in Interactive

  • We‘ve always been used the world wide web as a stage for our interactive installations about the memories from Socialism time and not only: • The Great Excursion – project about bulgarian Turks hundreds of thousands of who were expelled from Bulgaria in 1989. • Visual Propaganda and how it use to work in Bulgaria• Stories for 1968 – the tipping point for East Europe• Space Utopias –...

    3 years 43 weeks ago in Interactive

  • ReCover The Sequel   "The Memory Artists" by JeffreyMoore "Solo" by Rana Dasgupta "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" by Mohsin Hamid "Behind Doors" by Diana Ivanova & Co "The Virgin Suicides" by Jefrey Eugenides documentary by E. Bogadanov  

    3 years 46 weeks ago in Design

  • Back to the Good StuffsSorry about the gap between posts: obviously being featured on The Guardian’s website has made me too self-satisfied to post. But after that last post’’s cavalcade of shit, how about some good stuff?These covers are the work of Bulgarian designer Raycho Stanev for the local translations of a number of well-known books, each using strong, bold illustrations and vivid blocks...

    3 years 46 weeks ago in Design

  • POLITICAL POSTERS "In 2011, while working on the project „My street“ in Havana, we visited Casa de las Americas – the Cuban government cultural organization. we were very surprised when we saw the „Liberta“ posters exhibition occupying the entire second floor of the building. What an incredible way to ignore the censorship of the government and all its associated institutions controlling the...

    3 years 48 weeks ago in Design

  • POLITICAL TYPOGRAPHY "Handmade outdoor advertising signs from socialist times have lost their function and little by little disappear off the face of Bulgarian towns. They are graphological cultural heritage and selected copies can be preserved, even as a basis for creating a new, substantive image of the Cyrillic alphabet in the typical Bulgarian style." – Dr. Rudolf Bartsch, Goethe-institut...

    3 years 48 weeks ago in Typography