In his introduction to Arkadii Dragomoshchenko’s new book Chinese Sun, Jacob Edmonds posits the book’s most pressing question: Can something be central if it is marginal and arbitrary?
This First Proof contains an excerpt from “The Chinese Sun.” Translated by Evgeny Pavlov.
Director Gleb Panfilov talks with Liza Béar about his struggles with GOSKINO, the Soviet film committee, and his previously censored film Tema.
Dmitri Volchek interviews Rodion Zaveriyayev on the contributions of Russian conscience and culture on anti-theater. Translated from the Russian by L. Terlitsky.
from Poems on Maps
cash wrangles round a kiosk
Presentiment of life abides till death.