Parallel Culture of Samizdat
Publishing in the Soviet Union,
book, graduation project,
16,5 × 24 cm, 2021
Marginal Notes. Parallel Culture of Samizdat Publishing in the Soviet Union presents a selected history of self-publishing within the Soviet Russia, and contains a number of examples of underground publications and its designers from the past century. The production of samizdat has a certain connection to the work of graphic designers. This book is a collection of interviews, essays, and memoirs, and an attempt to explore and present the samizdat publications, techniques and distribution strategies and to build a connection to graphic design. It was released as a graduation project of University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Photography: Mitzi Gugg