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Ani Menua

    Entrepreneurs

    Christian & Helena, Publisher at KOCMOC, Prenzlauer Berg

    April 4, 2019

    In 2018, Christian Dettler quit his 9 to 5 job in the marketing department of a big corporation and followed his beautiful partner in crime (and our Berlinogirl) Helena Melikov from Erfurt to Berlin. They shared a dream to live a fully independent life, run and own a publishing house, and have time to make art. They made their dream come true and founded the publishing space KOCMOC where they produce handmade books, magazines, and prints full of poetry and…

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  • Nomads Land - The Kazakhstan Project by Dieter Seitz
    Books

    Book Review: The Kazakhstan Project “Nomads Land”

    Our author Ani Menua had a closer look at Dieter Seitz’ Kazakhstan Project titled “Nomads Land” published by Hatje Cantz Publishing Berlin. Kazakhstan is one of the largest countries on our planet. Due to its…

    July 8, 2018
  • Books

    Book Review: On “Moskva” by Sandra Ratkovic

    With her documentary photographs in the illustrated book “Moskva” Sandra Ratkovic directs her gaze to the ordinary everyday life of the people in Moscow and captures with her camera strange, absurd and bizarre moments…

    March 6, 2018
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    Book Review: On “Provintsiya”

    The photographer Heinrich Völkel and the poet Hendrick Jackson embark on a literary journey through the vastly unknown Russian province. This journey is premised on the thesis that essentially all places outside of Moscow…

    February 13, 2018