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Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 1-2, 1993-1994
Terra Incognita, № 1-2, 1993-1994
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 3-4, 1995
Terra Incognita, № 3-4, 1995
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 5, 1996
Terra Incognita, № 5, 1996
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 5, 1996
Terra Incognita, № 5, 1996
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 6, 1997
Terra Incognita, № 6, 1997
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 7, 1998
Terra Incognita, № 7, 1998
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 8, 1999
Terra Incognita, № 8, 1999
Iternatioal magazine "Terra Incognita" for contemporary art and  culture, № 9, 2001
Terra Incognita, № 9, 2001
IT Buleten. 1, 1996.
IT Buleten, 1, 1996
IT Buleten. 2, 1996.
IT Buleten, 2, 1996

    The magazine "Terra incognita"


      "Terra incognita" is the magazine for theory and practice of contemporary art. It has been out 9 numbers from 1993 till 2001, No. 1-2 and No. 3-4 (double). Most of the printed in the periodical materials remain still relevant.
      The publication was set up in circumstances of separated art space of Ukraine with reduced inter-regional relations. The situation was worsened because of misunderstanding of the importance of the existence of exactly Ukrainian art community with its own, not foreign information turn over by the most of figures of contemporary art. Periodical "T. I." was created as an attempt to all-Ukrainian integration of individual communities, as the means to increase the education in contemporary art industry and present the Ukrainian art process abroad. From the first till the fifth days the journal was coming out with a full English translation.
      The publication had a clear internal structure: in the first part it was published the theoretical articles of the world-renowned experts, in the second part took their place revives on the contemporary art exhibitions in the cities of Ukraine. For the objectivity of the events coverage, in some cases, it was published two reviews per exposure. During the 1990's it was only journal in Ukraine which was dedicated exclusively to contemporary visual art. The Exceptions were only two numbers of "Parta" (1997 and 1998) and some specialized publication of the other Medias, such as “New Generation. Special Publication”(1992). Owing to the wide range of events which were covered by the attention of "T.I." editorship, it remains an unique source of information in contemporary art of Ukraine the 1990's.
      The editors of the "T.I." periodical realized and published the works translations of the famous Western art critics: Pierre Restany, Serge Fauchereau, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Jacques Lennart, Don Foresta et al. It was the texts of "first publication" that were not re-published from the other sources. The publication existed owing to the financial support of international benevolent foundations ("Renaissanse", "MATRA", "CCA Soros», «Pro Helvetia»), as well as the private sponsors (V.M .Kashyrskyi et al.), but it came out rather seldom, and gradually it reformed into an almanac.
      In the middle 1990's the editors of the journal «Terra incognita», together with the Dutch program “MATRA”, issued three numbers of bulletins on international cultural exchange of Ukraine with the West countries - “Bulletin TI” (1995 - 1996) and collected the contemporary art photo archives. Furthermore the editors published the several poetical collections.
      The first two numbers of "T.I." were published in late 1993 under the joint cover. The materials were dedicated to the topic of modern museology. It was published the texts of Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda (Ukraine), Olena Ripko (Ukraine), Galyna Skliarenko (Ukraine), Braco Dimitrijevic (France), Jean-Louis Deotte (France), Serge Fauchereau (France), Tatiana Kalugina (Russia), Andrei Yerofeev (Russia) and the others. It was also published the reviews on the contemporary art exhibitions that took place in Kyiv in 1993 - Mykola Kostiuchenko, Alexandra Solovyova, Kateryna Stukalova, Valentin Rayevsky, Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Valeriy Sakharuk, Marta Kuzma.
      The numbers 3 and 4 came out under the joint cover in 1995. The articles were dedicated to the topic of theory and practice of modern exhibition business. It was published the articles of Raymonde Moulin (France), Frank Perrin (France), Stefan Moravsky (Poland), Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Harold Szeeman, Victor Misiano (Russia), as well as the reviews on the exhibitions that took place in Kyiv, Lviv and Odessa 1994 - Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Kateryna Stukalova, Nadia Prygodych, Olena Mykhailovska, Mykhailo Rashkovetskyi et al.
      The number 5 was published in 1996 and was dedicated to the consideration of two important terms - modernism and contemporary art. It was published the texts of Jacques Leenhard and Anne Cauquelin, as well as the reviews on the exhibitions that took place in Ukraine, Poland and Russia in 1995 - Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Ekaterina Stukalova, Alexander Lyapin, Ksenia Militinskaya, Ekaterina Slipchenko, Andrey Dorosh, Viktor Melnik.
      The number 6 was published in 1997. The texts were dedicated to the first manifestation of postmodernism in occidental visual arts. It was printed the articles of Kim Levin (USA) and Pierre Restany (France-Italy), as well as the reviews on the exhibitions in Kyiv, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Odessa, which took place in 1996 - Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Ksenia Militinskaya, Viktor Malyarenko, Tit Makashov, Ekaterina Stukalova, Alexander Lyapin, Lupa Garbuzdiv, Natalya Kosmolinska, Viktor Melnik, Anatoliy Zvizhynsky.
      The number 7 was published in 1998. It was dedicated to the theme of an existence of contemporary art in urban environments. It was published the articles of Leonid Flamenco (Ukraine), Lupa Garbuzdiv (Ukraine), Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Mikhail Sidlin (Russia) and the others, as well as the reviews on the exhibitions that took place in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odessa and in the other cities of another countries in 1996 - 1997 - Lyudmila Savitskaya, Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Ksenia Militinskaya, Yaroslava Khomenko, the interview with Uta Kilter and Mykhailo Rashkovetskyi.
      The number 8 was published in 1999. It was dedicated to net-art. Among the authors were Don Foresta (France), Olga Goriounova (Russia), Tatiana Goriucheva (Russia) and the others, as well as the reviews on the exhibitions that took place in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Uzhgorod, and in the cities of another countries in 1998 - Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Ksenia Militinskaya et al.
      The number 9 was published in 2001. It was dedicated to the examples of policy influence on contemporary art. It was published the articles of Anna Zavarova (Ukraine), Nebojša Vilić (Slovenia, Macedonia), Mikhail Tsovma (Russia), Mikhail Sidlin (Russia), Dmitry Golinko (Russia), Konstantin Bokhorov (Russia), Natalia Sidlina (England) and the others, and also the reviews on the exhibitions that took place in Kyiv, Odessa and in the cities of another countries in 1999 - 2000 - Oleg Sydor-Gibelynda, Viktoria Burlaka, Alesker Aliyev et al.

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