The Electronic Archive “Project for the Study of Dissidence and Samizdat” (PSDS) includes the database of Soviet samizdat periodicals, electronic editions of selected samizdat journals, illustrated timelines of dissident movements, and interviews with activists. The Project aims to make rare materials more widely available and to provoke questions about the trajectories of groups and individuals within the varied field of Soviet dissidence and nonconformist culture.
See the Foreword "Предисловие" for an introduction to the journal and to the project for this edition of the journal by Ilja Kukuj. ТРАНСПОНАНС (TRANSPONANS), a journal of theory and practice, No. 1 (1979) – No. 36 (1987), Eisk and Leningrad, was an outstanding neo-futurist project edited by Sergei Sigei (Sigov) and Ry Nikonova (Anna Tarshis). Users can find almost the full run of ТРАНСПОНАНС here, except for No. 15. Full transcriptions have been prepared and are available in sidebar menus beside each issue. Ilja Kukuj is preparing scholarly commentary for the edition. Users can consult commentary in the sidebar menu for issue No. 1. The Electronic Archive contains related editions, including БУДУЩЕЛЪ (FUTURELING), ЛИСТОК (LEAFLET), НОМЕР (NUMBER), ЖУРНАЛ МОД (FASHION JOURNAL). Most copies presented here come from the Vladimir Erl’ Collection (F. 37), although a number of late issues come from the MANI Collection (F. 66) at the Research Centre for East European Studies at Bremen University.