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.
This collection, compiled, translated, and edited by poet and scholar Ian Probstein, provides Anglophone audiences with a powerful selection of Mandelstam’s most beloved and haunting poems.
Four teenagers grow inseparable in the last days of the Soviet Union—but not all of them will live to see the new world arrive in this powerful debut novel, loosely based on Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.
A book of poems in Russian by Victor Enyutin (San Francisco, 1983). Victor Enyutin is a Russian writer, poet, and sociologist who emigrated to the US from the Soviet Union in 1975.
This collection of personal essays by a bi-national Russian/U.S. author offers glimpses into many things Soviet and post-Soviet: the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the little-discussed and the often-overlooked. What was a Soviet school dance like? Did communists go to church? Did communists listen to Donna Summer? If you want to find out, read on!