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The Poem Brut #7 – Asemic Translations of Marina Tsvetayeva & other poems

By Ekaterina Samigulina and Karen Karnak.

Asemic Translations of Marina Tsvetayeva (Karen Karnak)

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Crosswords (Ekaterina Samigulina)

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Ekaterina Samigulina (Tae Ateh), b. 1988, poet and asemic worker, member of Lipovy tsvet art group, creator and member of KYU literart band and Asemic International, partner of DAMTP. Participated in Alytus Biennale 2011 and 2013, Marginal art festival 7-31 March 2014 (Liminal Gallery, Roanoke, VA). Publications: “Cow’s Death” poem was published in Antipodes (11.11.11) and “Idiot” almanac (2012); Asemic translations project was published in “Translit” journal (May, 2011) and Antipodes (2011); poems were published in “Idiot” almanach (2006, 2011, 2012). In 2014 released a collection of poems “The Cow’s Death”.
In 2012 graduated from Mogilev State University named after A.A. Kuleshov (specialty “russian philology”). In 2014 graduated from the magistracy of BSPU named after M. Tank (specialty “literary criticism”). Now a graduate student of the first year at the department of Russian and foreign literature (BSPU named after M. Tank).
Location – Belarus, Minsk.

Karen Karnak – asemic worker, poet, non-artist. Born in 1985, in The Republic of Belarus, Mogilev. Location – Minsk. In 2008 graduated from the Belarusian-Russian University. From 2008 to 2010 worked as a master at the factory Mogilevkhimvolokno. Founder and participant of the group “Lipovy Tsvet” and Asemic International, partner of DAMTP. Participated in Alytus Biennial 2011 and 2013 and in Marginal Arts Festival 7-31 March 2014 (Liminal Gallery, Roanoke, VA), in the exhibition “Four Corners” contemporary Art of Belarus 4-16 November 2014 (Luda Gallery, St. Petersburg).

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Friday, April 15th, 2016.