Narratives of Closeness and Distance from Central‐Eastern Europeand South‐Eastern Africa

– a Multicontextual Patchwork

// E-publication

As part of the project “Deconfining Arts, Culture and Politics in Europe and Africa”, the ART TRANSPARENT Foundation, PRO PROGRESSIONE and Women’s History Museum Zambia are pleased to announce the long awaited e-publication:


edited by: Urszula Markowska-Manista  & Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda.

By bringing together artists, scholars and practitioners who search for common points and connections in intercontinental history, memories, art, science and fine literature, the publication is searching for innovative ways of looking at what is near and far, while exploring the world of Central and Eastern Europe and South-Eastern Africa.

Authors: Karolina Bieniek, Paulina Brelińska-Garsztka, Shilika Chisoko, Chiteu Kasongo, Kamil Kawalec, Urszula Markowska-Manista, Karolina Marcinkowska, Mwaka Siluonde, Nyimbili Suzyika, Klara Wojtkowska
Publisher: Art Transparent
Co-publisher: Pro Progressione Kft.
Proofreading: Ian Maloy
Translation: Karol Waniek
Graphic design: Oleg Šuran

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The event will be attended by the editors and authors of the texts included in the e-publication.
The meeting will be preceded by a conversation with curator Małgorzata Miśniakiewicz, who will talk about the experiences of those who took part in the artist residency in Tanzania, which ended in February this year.
The meeting will be moderated by: dr Karolina Bieniek, dr Urszula Markowska-Manista

Premiere meeting
watch the video documentation


Supported by members of Bosch Alumni Network

Project “Deconfining arts, culture and policies in Europe and Africa (DECONFINING)” co-funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

The task entitled “Deconfining Arts, Culture and Politics in Europe and Africa” has been co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage from the Culture Promotion Fund – a state purpose fund, as part of the Promesa dla Kultury programme.

– co-financing: PLN 340,024.56 zł
– total value of the task: PLN 1,111,818.37