Sergey Sergeev, in his own words:
“I believe that each work carries more information than what can be seen. My works include allegories and generalizations, therefore deciphering them is a matter of ambiguity. I prefer to avoid literal interpretations, since my graphic compositions have multiple meanings and subtexts.”
Sergey Sergeev is an artist, sculptor, and architect. He was born in Novosibirsk (1949). After graduating from the Institute of Architecture, he was sent to Vladivostok, where he lived and taught drawing and architectural design at the Polytechnic University. In 2005, he and his family moved to St. Petersburg, where he continued his teaching career at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University. Sergey Sergeev participated in many collective and five personal exhibitions. In addition to graphics and painting, he is works with abstract sculpture. Many of his works are in private collections in Russia as well as in China, Japan, Bulgaria, Spain, the Czech Republic, and the United States.
Evgeny Pinelis, an intensive care physician in a New York City hospital, was born in Moscow to a family of doctors, graduated from medical school, and works in the United States. “Vsyo Nichevo” (literal translation: “All Nothing” or “Everything’s Okay”) is his debut book.
A novel by Ali Bader, an award-winning Iraqi novelist, essayist, poet, scriptwriter, and journalist who has written ten novels that won 5 Arabic literary awards, several works of non-fiction and two poetry collections. Author of the novel <em>Papa Sartre</em> (AUC Press, 2009). Ali Bader, who had covered the Middle East as a war correspondent, lives in Belgium.