Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Megawords Issue 17 Release in Tokyo

Saturday, February 18th, 2012


We’re heading to Tokyo to begin working on a project with good friends of our Matthias Wermke and Mischa Leinkauf. While we are there, we’ll be collaborating with Booklet Library to do a small release party for the current issue of Megawords at the Shibaura House.

If you are in Tokyo, please join us!

Saturday, February 25
13:00 – 17:00
www.shibaurahouse.jp/information/

Bike Riders

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Amsterdam, 2009

Savior on Blood

Friday, March 12th, 2010

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2008.

Entry/Exit

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Written by Anthony Smyrski / Edited by Anne Keehn
This story originally appeared in issue eight of Megawords magazine.

Roman and I are asleep in the cabin of a Soviet era sleeper train, when a knock on the door startles us awake. It is 6:30 in the morning, and we are almost at our destination: St. Petersburg, Russia. I had fallen asleep while gazing out at the stark landscape. But now I feel the tension in the air; the kinetic bustle of Russia’s metropolis looms ever closer. I begin to gather my bags and my thoughts; within 20 minutes, our train enters the belly of the city, and comes to a smoky stop in Vitebsky train station. We step onto the platform, illuminated by eerie green light. The oily smell of diesel fumes stings our nostrils.

Two days ago, I had touched down at Berlin’s Tegel airport after 20 hours of travel from my home in Philadelphia, where my friend Roman met me. I visit Roman once a year, and we always make an excursion to a nearby city or town. This time we chose to explore our fascination with the soviet legacy, and decided to travel to the more distant and foreign St. Petersburg. Roman and his family escaped the communist regime in Poland during the late 1980s, and perhaps we wanted to discover the myth and perceived menace of Russia 
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La Biennale de Venezia

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

These photos are from our recent PEI funded trip to the 53rd Venice Biennale.

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Somewhere in Poland

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Moszkva Tér

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Budapest, 2009.

Poliziaaaa!

Saturday, February 20th, 2010