BEZNA ANTHOLOGY Edited by Claudiu Cobilanschi, Florin Flueras, Irina Gheorghe, Alina Popa, Veda Popovici, Arnold Slahter
165 x 105mm, 382 pages, black and white printing, perfect bound, 2020
'Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear
Bezna is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, inner reptilians, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, compassion crises, glowing horror, sinister moods, aesthetic autophagia, postspectacle shelters, eternal stillness, future plague, decomposing knowledge, ouroboric moves, idiot nonknowing, shadow bodies, netherworld excavations, imperceptible evil, hyperbolic specters and news from Cioran.
Bezna was an artist published zine between 2011-2014 and comprised five issues. The first ones have been edited by Florin Flueras, Veda Popovici, Arnold Schlachter, while the last ones have been edited by Florin Flueras, Irina Gheorghe and mainly by Alina Popa, in the memory of which this anthology is published.
Contributions by Roi Alter, Aparat Security, Aulos, Brynjar Abel Bandlien, Emil Cioran, Ciumafaiu, Claudiu Cobilanschi, Octavian-Liviu Diaconeasa, Valentina Desideri, Bogdan Draganescu, Ion Dumitrescu, Florin Flueraş, Irina Gheorghe,Amy Ireland, Sarah Jones, Anastasia Jurescu, Kroot Juurak, Deanna Khamis, Mihai Lukacs, Nicola Masciandaro, G.A. Neagu, Dorothee Neumann, Cosima Opartan, Paradis Garaj, Alina Popa, Veda Popovici, Arnold Slahter, Taulipang Indians of Guyana, The Bureau of Melodramatic Research, The Presidential Candidate, Eugene Thacker, Stefan Tiron, Dylan Trigg, Tea Tupajic, Akseli Virtanen, Ben Woodard.