Central and Eastern Europe Bibliography

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A multilingual bibliography of writings on avant-gardes in east-central Europe. For literature on individual authors see their respective pages.

Contents

Light-music synthesis[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Bibliography

Czech Republic[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

  • Viacheslav Ivanov, "Churlianis i problema sinteza iskusstv" [Čiurlionis and the problem of the synthesis of the arts]. Apollon 3 (Mar 1914), pp 5-21. (Latvian)
    • "Ciurlonis and the problem of the synthesis of arts", Lituanus 7:2 (Jun 1961), pp 45-57. (English)

Avant-garde[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Catalogues
  • Europa, Europa. Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde in Mittel- und Osteuropa, eds. Ryszard Stanislawski and Christoph Brockhaus, Bonn, 1994. Contributions from c150 authors. Four volumes: Vol I (five introductory essays followed by 73 short texts on the work of specific artists) 479 pp. incl. 247 col. pls. and 116 b&w ills.; Vol II (36 essays on aspects of architecture, literature, theatre, film and music) 239 pp. incl. 251 b&w ills.; Vol III, compiled by Hubertus Gassner (354 short texts of the period 1894-1994 by artists, critics etc., in German translation), 367 pp.; Vol IV (biographies; selected bibliography; list of exhibited works; index) 99 pp. [4] [5] (German)
  • Central European Avant Gardes: Exchange and Transformation, 1910–1930, ed. Timothy O. Benson, forew. Péter Nádas, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002, 447 pp. Review: Zusi (SEEJ 2005). [6] (English)
  • Von Kandinsky bis Tatlin: Konstruktivismus in Europa/From Kandinsky to Tatlin: Constructivism in Europe, Schwerin: Staatliches Museum; and Bonn: Kunstmuseum, 2006. (German)/(English)
  • Vzplanutí. Expresionistické tendence ve Střední Evropě 1903-1936, ed. Ladislav Daněk, Olomouc: Muzeum umění Olomouc, 2008, 200 pp. [7] (Czech)
Anthologies
  • The Tradition of Constructivism, ed. & intro. Stephen Bann, New York: Viking Press, 1974, xlix+334 pp, PDF. Fifty-one texts from 1920-65 in 7 sections. Review: Compton (SR 1975). (English)
  • Between Worlds: A Sourcebook of Central European Avant-Gardes, 1910-1930, eds. Timothy O. Benson and Éva Forgács, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002, 736 pp. Review: Zusi (SEEJ 2005). [8] (English)
Books
  • George Rickey, Constructivism: Origins and Evolution, New York: G. Braziller, 1967, xi+306 pp; rev.ed., 1995, xi+306 pp. (English)
  • Willy Rotzler, Konstruktive Konzepte: eine Geschichte der konstruktiven Kunst vom Kubismus bis heute, Zurich: ABC, 1977, 299 pp; new ed., 1988, 332 pp; 3rd ed., 1995, 332 pp. (German)
  • Kristina Passuth, Les avant-gardes de l'Europe Centrale, 1907-1927, Paris: Flammarion, 1988, 327 pp. (French)
    • Avantgarde kapcsolatok Prágától Bukarestig 1907-1930, Budapest: Balassi, 1998, 381 pp. (Hungarian)
  • Lothar Lang, Konstruktivismus und Buchkunst, Leipzig: Edition Leipzig, 1990, 208 pp. TOC. (German)
  • Dubravka Đurić, Miško Šuvaković (eds.), Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, MIT Press, 2003, 520 pp. [9] (English)
  • Kristina Passuth, Treffpunkte der Avantgarden: Ostmitteleuropa 1907–1930 [1988], trans. Aniko Harmath, Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, 2003, 337 pp. Review: Dmitrieva-Einhorn (H-Soz-Kult 2006). (German)
  • Vojtěch Lahoda (ed.), Local Strategies, International Ambitions: Modern Art and Central Europe 1918-1968, Prague: Artefactum, 2006, 243 pp. Papers from the international conference, Prague, 11-14 Jun 2003. TOC. Papers: Anna Brzynski, Maria Elena Versari. [10] [11]
  • Elizabeth Clegg, Art, Design, and Architecture in Central Europe 1890-1920, Yale University Press, 2006, 356 pp. [12] (English)
  • Sascha Bru, et al. (eds.), Europa! Europa? The Avant-Garde, Modernism and the Fate of a Continent, 1, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2009. (English)
  • Günter Berghaus (ed.), Futurism in Eastern and Central Europe, De Gruyter (International Yearbook of Futurism Studies 1), 2011.
  • Sarah Posman, Anne Reverseau, David Ayers, Sascha Bru, Benedikt Hjartarson (eds.), The Aesthetics of Matter. Modernism, the Avant-Garde and Material Exchange, De Gruyter, 2013.
Journal issues
  • Art Journal 49(1): "From Leningrad to Ljubljana: The Suppressed Avant-Gardes of East-Central and Eastern Europe during the Early Twentieth Century" (Spring 1990). [13] (English)
  • Centropa 3(1): "Central European Architectural Students at the Bauhaus", New York: Centropa, Jan 2003. [14] (English)
  • Centropa 6(2): "Central European Artists and Paris: 1920s-1930s", ed. Irena Kossowska, New York: Centropa, May 2006. [15] (English)
  • Centropa 11(1): "Central European Art Groups, 1880-1914", ed. Anna Brzyski, New York: Centropa, Jan 2011. [16] (English)
Articles, talks

Czech Republic[edit]

Publications[edit]

Magazines
Almanacs
Manifestos
Anthologies

Literature[edit]

For literature on Czech Cubism and Cubo-Expressionism see dedicated page.

Catalogues
  • Tschechische Avantgarde 1922-1940. Reflexe europäischer Kunst und Fotographie in der Buchgestaltung, ed. Zdenek Primus, Hamburg: Kunstverein, 1990, 207 pp. Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Kunstverein in Hamburg, June 1-July 15, 1990 and the Museum Bochum, Dec. 15, 1990-Jan. 27, 1991. (German)
  • Das Bauhaus im Osten: Slowakische und tschechische Avantgarde 1928-1939, ed. Susanne Anna, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, et al., 1997, 339 pp. [19] TOC, [20]. Review: Long (SDA 2000 EN). (German)
Books
  • Karel Honzík, Ze života avantgardy: zážitky architektovy, Prague: Československý spisovatel, 1963, 240 pp. Review: Závodský (1964). (Czech)
  • Alfred French, The Poets of Prague: Czech Poetry Between the Wars, Oxford University Press, 1969, 129 pp. (English)
  • Vladimir Müller, Der Poetismus: das Programm und die Hauptverfahren der tschechischen literarischen Avantgarde der Zwanziger Jahre, Munich: Sagner, 1978, 223 pp. (German)
  • Vladimír Birgus, Česká fotografická avantgarda 1918–1948, Prague: Kant, 1999. (Czech)
    • Vladimír Birgus, Tschechische Avantgarde - Fotografie 1918-1948, Stuttgart: Arnoldsche, 1999. (German)
    • Vladimír Birgus, Czech Photographic Avant-Garde, 1918-1948, MIT Press, 2002, 311 pp. [21]
  • Jaroslav Anděl, Nová vize (Avantgardní architektura v avantgardní fotografii: Československo 1918-1938), Bratislava: Slovart, 2005. (Czech)
  • Danuše Kšicová, Od moderny k avantgardě. Rusko-české paralely, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007, 467+48 pp. Review: Krystynkova (Universitas 2011). (Czech)
  • Jana Horáková, Robot jako robot, Prague: KLP, 2010, 238 pp. [22] (Czech)
  • Josef Vojvodík, Jan Wiendl (eds.), Heslář české avantgardy. Estetické koncepty a proměny uměleckých postupů v letech 1908-1958, Prague: Univerzita Karlova & Togga, 2011, 477 pp. Review. (Czech)
    • A Glossary of Catchwords of the Czech Avant-Garde: Conceptions of Aesthetics and the Changing Faces of Art 1908-1958, Prague: Togga, 2012, 511 pp. [23] (English)
  • Jeanette Fabian, Poetismus. Ästhetische Theorie und künstlerische Praxis der tschechischen Avantgarde, Munich: Sagner, 2013. [24] (German)
  • Thomas G. Winner, The Czech Avant-Garde Literary Movement Between the Two World Wars, eds. Ondřej Sládek and Michael Heim, Peter Lang, 2015, 200 pp. (English)
  • Markéta Svobodová, Bauhaus a Československo 1919-1938: studenti, koncepty, kontakty / The Bauhaus and Czechoslovakia 1919-1938: Students, Concepts, Contacts, Prague: Kant, 2016, 255 pp. [25] (Czech)/(English)
Essays
Dissertations

Slovakia[edit]

For literature about the School of Arts and Crafts see its dedicated page.

Catalogues
  • Das Bauhaus im Osten: Slowakische und tschechische Avantgarde 1928-1939, ed. Susanne Anna, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, et al., 1997, 339 pp. [37] TOC, [38]. Review: Long (SDA 2000 EN). (German)
  • Košice Modernism and Its Wider Context, eds. Zuzana Bartošová and Lena Lešková, Košice: Východoslovenská galéria, 2013. Exhibition. (English)
Books, journal issues
  • Ars 3:2 "Výtvarné avantgardy a dnešok", Bratislava: Slovak Academy of Sciences, 1969. Proceedings from an international conference held at Smolenice, 12-14 June 1968. Papers by Irena Blühová, Júlia Horová, Iva Mojžišová, František Reichenthal, Tomáš Štrauss, Eduard Toran, Marian Váross, Hans Maria Wingler, et al. [39] (Slovak)
  • František Foltýn, Slowakische Architektur und die tschechische Avantgarde. 1918-1939, Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, 1991, pp 90-94. (German)
  • Klára Kubičková (ed.), Moderné hnutie na Slovensku: Avantgarda medzivojnového obdobia / Modern Movement in Slovakia: Avantgarde of the Interwar Period, Bratislava: Spolok architektov Slovenska, 1996, 86 pp. Catalogue for the exhibition in Slovak National Museum, held on 17.9.-27.10.1996, organized on the occasion of the Fourth International Conference DOCOMOMO in Slovakia. (Slovak)/(English)
  • Zsófia Kiss-Szemán (ed.), Košická moderna. Umenie Košíc v dvadsiatych rokoch 20. storočia / Košice Modernism. Košice Art in the 1920s, Košice: Východoslovenská galéria, 2010, 198 pp. Collection of papers from an international research symposium held in the East Slovak Gallery in Košice, 11-12 Nov 2010. (Slovak)/(English)
  • Ľubomír Longauer, Modernity of Tradition / Modernosť tradície, Bratislava: Slovart, 2012, 354 pp. Video discussion. (English)/(Slovak)
  • Lena Lešková (ed.), Košická moderna. Umenie Košíc v dvadsiatych rokoch 20. storočia / Košice Modernism. Košice Art in the Nineteen-Twenties, Košice: Východoslovenská galéria, 2013, 413 pp. (Slovak)/(English)
  • Markéta Svobodová, Bauhaus a Československo 1919-1938: studenti, koncepty, kontakty / The Bauhaus and Czechoslovakia 1919-1938: Students, Concepts, Contacts, Prague: Kant, 2016, 255 pp. [40] (Czech)/(English)
Articles
  • Iva Mojžišová, "A Slovak Contribution to Avant-garde Movements", Actes du XXIIe Congres International d'Histoire de l'Art, 2, Budapest: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1969, pp 347-349. (English)
  • Peter Havaš, "Die slowakische Architektur in der Zwischenkriegszeit als fortschrittliches Erbe der modernen Bewegung", Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift / A 33:4/6, Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen, 1987. (German)
  • Leo Kohut, "Bauhaus. Ungarn-Tschechoslowakei. Zur Bauhaus-Rezeption in Ost-europa", in Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum. Sammlungs-Katalog, (Auswahl), Architektur, Design, Malerei, Graphik, Kunstpädagogik, Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1981, pp 283-287. (German)
  • Dana Borutová, "Architektonische Entwicklungstendenzen der zwanziger Jahre in der Slowakei", in The Art of the 1920s in Poland, Bohemia, Slovakia, and Hungary, ed. Lech Kalinowski, Cracow: International Cultural Centre, 1991, pp 33-40. (German)
  • Iva Mojžišová, "The First Wave of Avant-garde: Bratislava 1930", in The Art of the 1920s in Poland, Bohemia, Slovakia, and Hungary, ed. Lech Kalinowski, Cracow: International Cultural Centre, 1991, pp 47-51. (English)
  • Iva Mojžišová, "Podnety a predchodcovia kinetizmu na Slovensku (1929-1939)", MADI ap 4 (Mar 2002). [41] (Slovak)/(Hungarian)
  • Markéta Svobodová, "Studentky z Československa na Bauhausu 1919-1933: Výmar – Desava – Berlin", in Žena-umělkyně na přelomu 19. a 20. století. Sborník příspěvků z mezinárodní odborné konference ve Středočeském muzeu v Roztokách u Prahy ve dnech 11. a 12. října 2005, Roztoky u Prahy, 2005, pp 333-344. (Czech)
  • Markéta Svobodová, "Českoslovenští studenti architektury na Bauhausu", Umění/Art LIV:5 (2006), pp 406-432. (Czech) [42] [43]
  • Sonia de Puineuf, "A Dot on the Map: Some Remarks on the Magazine 'Nová Bratislava'", The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 1:1 (2010). (English)
  • Richard Kitta, "(Ne)existujúce paralely: Umenie akcie, multimediálne a interaktívne umenie v kultúrno-historickom vývoji umenia 1. pol. 20. storočia na Slovensku", Rovart, Mar 2010. [44] [45] (Slovak)
  • Peter Biľak, "Forgotten History", Typotheque blog, April 2012. (English)
Dissertations
  • Mira Keratová, Slovenská avantgardná typografia v medzivojnovom období so zameraním na grafickú úpravu časopisov, Bratislava: Comenius University, 2005. Master's thesis. (Slovak)
  • Markéta Svobodová, Bauhaus a kultura v Československu v 1919-1939, Olomouc, 2007. Dissertation. (Czech)

Hungary[edit]

Catalogues
  • WechselWirkungen. Ungarische Avantgarde in der Weimarer Republik, ed. Hubertus Gassner, Marburg: Jonas, 1986, 589 pp. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Neue Galerie, Kassel, Nov. 9, 1986-Jan. 1, 1987, and at the Museum Bochum, Jan. 10-Feb. 15, 1987. (German)
  • The Hungarian Avant-Garde 1914-1933, ed. John Kish, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, 1987. (English)
  • Von Kunst zu Leben. Die Ungarn am Bauhaus, ed. Éva Bajkay, Pécs: Janus Pannonius Múzeum & Hungarofest, 2010, 413 pp. [46] (German)
Books, journal issues
Articles
  • Edith Horváth, "Ungarn und das Bauhaus", Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift 23:5/6, Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen, 1976. (German)
  • Gyula Pap, "Bauhauserziehung in Ungarn: 'Nagy Balogh' - Volkskollegium und Malerschule in Nagymaros 1948-1949", Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift 26:4/5, Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen, 1979. (German)
  • Leo Kohut, "Bauhaus. Ungarn-Tschechoslowakei. Zur Bauhaus-Rezeption in Ost-europa", in Bauhaus-Archiv, Museum. Sammlungs-Katalog, (Auswahl), Architektur, Design, Malerei, Graphik, Kunstpädagogik, Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1981, pp 283-287. (German)
  • Miklos von Bartha, "Carl Laszlo. Der Sturm. Die ungarischen Kunstler am Sturm, Berlin, 1931-32", Basel Galerie von Bartha, 1983.
  • E.H. Sipos, "Hungarian Relations with Bauhaus and their Influence in Hungary", 1985.
  • Hubertus Gassner, "'Ersehnte Einheit' oder 'erpresste Versohnung': Zur Kontinuitat und Diskontinuitat ungarischer Konstruktivismus-Konzeption" in WechselWirkungen. Ungarische Avantgarde in der Weimarer Republik, ed. Gassner, 1986, pp 183-220. (German)
  • Esther Levinger, "Lajos Kassak, MA and the New Artist: 1916-1925", The Structurist 25/26, 1986, pp 78-87. (English)
  • Esther Levinger, "The Theory of Hungarian Constructivism", The Art Bulletin 69:3 (Sep 1987), pp. 455-466. [47] (English)
  • Eva Bajkay-Rosch, "Gruppenbildung in Weimar: Beiträge der unbekannten ungarischen Bauhäusler", Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift / A 33:4/6, Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen, 1987. (German)
  • Oliver A.I. Botar, "Constructivism, International Constructivism, and the Hungarian Emigration", in The Hungarian Avant-Garde 1914-1933, William Benton Museum of Art, 1987, pp 90-98. (English)
  • Esther Levinger, "Hungarian Constructivist Typography and Posters", in The Hungarian Avant-Garde 1914-1933, William Benton Museum of Art, 1987, pp 112-122. (English)
  • S. A. Mansbach, "Confrontation and Accommodation in the Hungarian Avant-Garde", Art Journal 49:1 (Spring 1990), pp 9-20. [48] (English)
  • Oliver A.I. Botar, "From the Avant-Garde to 'Proletarian Art'. The Émigré Hungarian Journals Egység and Akasztott Ember, 1922-23", Art Journal 52(1): "Political Journals and Art, 1910-40", College Art Association, Spring 1993, pp 34-45; exp.version as "From Avant-Garde to 'Proletkult' in Hungarian Émigré Politico-Cultural Journals, 1922-1924", in Art and Journals on the Political Front 1910-1940, ed. Virginia Hagelstein Marquardt, University Press of Florida, 1997, pp 100-141. (English)
  • Eva Forgacs, "Between Cultures: Hungarian Concepts of Constructivism", in Central European Avant-Gardes: Exchange and Transformation, 1910-1930, ed. Timothy O. Benson, MIT Press/Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2002, pp 146-164. (English)
  • András Ferkai, "Hungary: Marcel Breuer, Farkas Molnár, Pál Forgó, Ernó Lichtenthal, Laszló Szabó, Tibor Weiner, Alfréd Forbát, István Sebök, Mühely, Atelier Müvészerti Tervezö, Mühelyiskola / András Ferkai", Centropa 3 (2003) 1, pp 13-26. (English)
  • Peter Weibel, "Viennese Kineticism and Hungarian Constructivism", in Beyond Art: A Third Culture, Springer, 2005, pp 46-56. (English)
  • Peter Weibel, "On the Origins of Hungarian Constructivism in Vienna: MA 1920-25. The Only Instance of Modernism Between the Wars", in Beyond Art: A Third Culture, Springer, 2005, pp 57-71. (English)
  • Peter Konok, "Lajos Kassák and the Hungarian Left: Radical Milieu (1926–1934)", in Regimes and Transformations. Hungary in the Twentieth Century, eds. István Feitl and Balázs Sipos, Budapest: Napvilág, 2005, pp 177-194. [49] (English)
  • Éva Forgács, "'You Feed Us So that We Can Fight Against You'. Concepts of the Art and State in the Hungarian Avant-Garde", Arcadia 41:2 (2006), pp 260-274. (English)
  • Krisztina Passuth, "Hungarians at the Bauhaus", Hungarian Quarterly 200 (Winter 2010). (English)
  • Éva Forgács, Tyrus Miller, "The Avant-Garde in Budapest and in Exile in Vienna: A Tett (1915-6), Ma (Budapest 1916-9; Vienna 1920-6), Egység (1922-4), Akasztott Ember (1922), 2x2 (1922), Ék (1923-4), Is (1924), 365 (1925), Dokumentum (1926-7), and Munka (1928-39)", in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, Vol. 3: Europe, 1880-1940, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp 1128-1156. [50] (English)

Poland[edit]

For writings on futurism, formism and constructivism specifically, see sections below.

Catalogues
  • Jaroslaw Lubiak, Malgorzata Ludwisiak, Korespondencje: Sztuka nowoczesna i uniwersalizm/Correspondences: Modern Art and Universalism, Lodz: Muzeum Sztuki, 2012. Catalogue of a retrospective exhibition of the collection of Muzeum Sztuki and Kunstmuseum, Bern.
Books
  • Helena Zaworska, O nową sztukę. Polskie programy artystyczne lat 1917-1922, PIW, 1963. (Polish)
  • Andrzej Lam, Polska awangarda poetycka. Programy lat 1917-1923, Cracow: Wydawnictwo Literackie, 1969. (Polish)
  • Wiesław Szymański, Z dziejów czasopism literackich w dwudziestoleciu międzywojennym, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Literackie, 1970, 386 pp. (Polish)
  • Tadeusz Kłak, Czasopisma awangardy, 2 vols., (1919-1931 & 1931-1939), Wroclaw: Ossolineum, 1978 & 1979, 244 & 219 pp. (Polish)
  • Bogdana Carpenter, The Poetic Avant-Garde in Poland: 1918-1939, University of Washington Press, 1983, xviii+234 pp. Review: Baranczak (PR 1984). (English)
  • Lech Kalinowski (ed.), The Art of the 1920s in Poland, Bohemia, Slovakia, and Hungary, Cracow: International Cultural Centre, 1991. Proceedings from the Niedzica Seminars VI, 19-22 Oct 1989. TOC.
  • Andrzej Turowski, Budowniczowie świata. Z dziejów radykalnego modernizmu, Cracow: Universitas, 2000, 416 pp. (Polish)
  • Marek Bartelik, Early Polish Modern Art: Unity in Multiplicity, Manchester University Press, 2005. [51]
  • Marci Shore, Caviar and Ashes: A Warsaw Generation's Life and Death in Marxism, 1918-1968, Yale University Press, 2006, 457 pp.
  • Piotr Rypson, Against All Odds. Polish Graphic Design 1919-1949, Karakter, 2011. [52]
Articles
  • Piotr Piotrowski, "Art and Independence. Polish Art in the 1920s", 1993. (English)
  • Irena Kossowska, "Między tradycją i awangardą. Polska sztuka lat 1920 i 1930", Culture.pl, 2004. (Polish)
  • Alina Kowalczykowa, "The Interwar Years – 1918-1939", in Ten Centuries of Polish Literature, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo IBL PAN, 2004, pp 202-227. [53]
  • E. Ranocchi, "Miłość maszyn. Antynomie maszyny w polskim modernizmie", Studi Slavistici VIII (2011), pp 137-160. (Polish)
  • Przemysław Strożek, "Cracow and Warsaw: Becoming the Avant-Garde. Formiści (1919-1921), Nowa Sztuka (1921-1922), Zwrotnica (first series 1922-1923), Blok (1924-1926)", in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, vol. 3 (Europe, 1880-1940), New York: Oxford University Press, 2013, pp 1184-1207. [54]
  • Lidia Gluchowska, "Poznan and Lodz: National Modernism and the International Avant-Garde", in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, vol. 3 (Europe, 1880-1940), New York: Oxford University Press, 2013, pp 1208-1233. [55]
Dissertations

Futurists[edit]

  • Nina Kolesnikoff, "Polish Futurism. Its Origin and the Aesthetic Program", Canadian Slavonic Papers 18:3 (Sep 1976), pp 301-311. (English)
  • Beata Sniecikowska, Nuz w uhu Koncepcje dzwieku w poezji polskiego futuryzmu, Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego, 2008. [56] (Polish)
  • I. Gwóźdź-Szewczenko, Futuryzm w czeskim pejzażu literackim, Wrocław, 2009. (Polish)
  • Przemysław Strożek, "'Marinetti is foreign to us': Polish Responses to Italian Futurism, 1917-1923", in International Yearbook of Futurism Studies, Vol. 1., ed. G. Berghaus, Berlin and New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2011, pp 84-108. (English)
  • Przemysław Strożek, "Poland", in International Futurism 1945-2009. A Bibliographic Reference Shelf, ed. G. Berghaus, Berlin-New York: De Gruyter, 2012. (English)
  • Przemysław Strożek, Marinetti i futuryzm w Polsce 1909-1939: obecność, kontakty, wydarzenia, Warsaw: Instytut Sztuki Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 2012, 383 pp. (Polish)

Formists[edit]

Writings and manifestos (selection)
  • Leon Chwistek, "Wielość rzeczywistości w sztuce" [The Plurality of Realities in Art], Maski 1-4 (Jan-Feb 1918); repr. in Przeglad Wspolczesny 9 (Apr-Jun 1924); repr. in Wielość rzeczywistości w sztuce i inne szkice literackie, 1960, pp 24-50; repr. in Wybór pism estetycznych, 2004, pp 3-20. (Polish) Chwistek proposed the theory of the "plurality of realities in art" as a reaction against the dualistic model of the avant-garde. Later on, in various interdisciplinary discussions about art, mathematics, poetry, architecture and politics, he argued against agitprop and the missionary stance of the avant-garde, in favour of an open, modern and transnational society.
  • Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, "Nowe formy w malarstwie i wynikające stąd nieporozumienia", 1919. Formulates the principles of Pure Form. (Polish)
  • Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Szkice estetyczne [Aesthetic Sketches], 1922. (Polish)
  • Leon Chwistek, Wielość rzeczywistości [The Plurality of Realities], Kraków: Zaklad graficzny 'Wisloka' w Jaśle, 1921, 96 pp; repr. in Chwistek, Pisma filozoficzne i logiczne, 1, 1961, pp 30-105. (Polish)
Literature

Constructivists[edit]

Writings and manifestos (selection)
  • Tadeusz Peiper, "Metropolis. Mass. Machine." [Miasto. Masa. Maszyna.], Zwrotnica 2, 1922. Manifesto, initial inspiration for Awangarda Krakowska literary group.
  • Mieczyslaw Szczuka, Teresa Żarnowerówna, "Co to jest konstruktywizm" [What is Constructivism], Blok group manifesto, Blok 6-7, Sep 1924.
  • Władysław Strzemiński, "B = 2", Blok no. 8-9, 1924. Presents a theory of unism.
  • Henryk Berlewi, "Mechano-Faktura", 1924. Published in German by Der Sturm in Berlin and in Polish by Jazz in Warsaw (translated by K.J. Michaelsen). In retrospect, Berlewi placed his manifesto between Witkacy's "Nowe formy w malarstwie" (1919) and Strzeminski's "Unism w malarstwie" (1928).
  • Julian Przyboś, "Człowiek w rzeczach"; "Człowiek nad przyrodą", Zwrotnica, 1926.
  • Władysław Strzemiński, Unizm w malarstwie [Unism in Painting], Biblioteka Praesens, no. 3, Warsaw, 1928.
  • Wtadysław Strzemiński, et al., "Komunikat Grupy 'a.r.'" [Communiqué of the Group ‘a.r.’], Europa, no. 9, 1930.
  • more: [58], [59], [60], [61], [62], [63], [64], [65]
Literature
  • Constructivism in Poland 1923-1936: BLOK, Praesens, a.r., Lodz: Muzeum Sztuki, 1973, 208 pp. Catalogue. [66] Review: Werner. (English),(Dutch),(German)
  • Aleksander Wojciechowski (ed.), Polskie życie artystyczne w latach 1915-1939 [The Polish artistic life in years 1915-1939], Wrocław: Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich, 1974. (Polish)
  • Z. Baranowicz, Polska awangarda artystyczna 1918-1927, Warsaw, 1975. (Polish)
  • Vladimír Šlapeta, "Die Architektur an der Akademie für Kunst und Kunstgewerbe in Breslau", Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift 26:4/5, Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen, 1979. (German)
  • Andrzej Turowski, W kręgu konstruktiwizmu, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1979, 288 pp. (Polish)
  • Andrzej Turowski, Konstruktywizm polski: próba rekonstrukcji nurtu, 1921-1934, Wroclaw: Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich, 1981, 360 pp. Review: Gryglewicz (FHA 1985). (Polish)
  • David Crowley, "The Cracow School and the Second Republic", in National Style and Nation-state: Design in Poland. From the Vernacular Revival to the International Style, Manchester University Press, 1992, pp 54-79. (English)
  • David Crowley, "Questioning Parochialism", in National Style and Nation-state: Design in Poland. From the Vernacular Revival to the International Style, Manchester University Press, 1992, pp 80-101. (English)
  • Samuel Albert, "Poland. Bauhaus Students: Max Sinowjewitsch Krajewski, Arieh Sharon, Munio Weinreb (Gitai), Edgar Hecht (Hed), Isaac Weinfeld, Shlomo Bernstein, Schmuel Mestechkin", Centropa 3:1 (2003). [67]
  • Ilana Löwy, "Ways of Seeing: Ludwik Fleck and Polish Debates on the Perception of Reality, 1890–1947", Studies In History and Philosophy of Science 39:3 (Sep 2008), pp 375-383. (English)
  • Magdalena Ziółkowska, "The Laboratory of Constructivism / Laboratorium konstruktywizmu", in Archywum 2, Łódź: Museum of Art, 2009, pp 66-77. (English)/(Polish)

Yugoslavia[edit]

  • Treća decenija, Konstruktivno slikarstvo, eds. Jerko Denegri and Dragoslav Đorđević, Belgrade: Muzej savremene umetnosti, 1967, 249 pp. Catalogue; with texts by Miodrag B. Protić, Jerko Denegri, Špelca Čopič. (Serbo-Croatian),(French)
  • 1929-1950: Nadrealizam, socijalana umetnost, ed. Miodrag B. Protić, Belgrade: Muzej primenjene umetnosti, 1969, 291 pp. Catalogue; in the exhibition the work of the Belgrade Surrealists was reconstructed, studied and exhibited as a whole for the first time. With texts by Miodrag B. Protić, Jerko Denegri, Božica Ćosić, Josip Depolo, Špelca Čopič, Azra Begić, Boris Petrovski, Boris Šuica, Dragoslav Đorđević. [68] (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Četvrta decenija, Ekspresionizam boje, poetski realizam, ed. Miodrag B. Protić, Belgrade: Muzej savremene umetnosti, 1971, 206 pp. Catalogue; with texts by Miodrag B. Protić, Jerko Denegri, Aleksa Čelebonović, Igor Zidić, Špelca Čopič. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Želimir Koščević, "Jugoslawische Bauhausschüler", Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift / A, Hochschule für Architektur und Bauwesen, Jg. 33, 1987, H. 4/6. [69]
  • Irina Subotić, "Avant-Garde Tendencies in Yugoslavia", Art Journal, Vol. 49, No. 1, From Leningrad to Ljubljana: The Suppressed Avant-Gardes of East-Central and Eastern Europe during the Early Twentieth Century (Spring, 1990), pp. 21-27. Published by: College Art Association. [70]
  • Esther Levinger, "The Avant-Garde in Yugoslavia", The Structurist 29/30, 1990, pp 66-72.
  • Irina Subotić, "Concerning Art and Politics in Yugoslavia during the 1930s", Art Journal Vol. 52, No. 1, Political Journals and Art, 1910-40 (Spring, 1993), pp. 69-71. [71]
  • Ivan Dorovský, "Některé zvláštnosti balkánské avantgardy", in Dorovský, Balkán a Mediterán: literárně historické a teoretické studie, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1997, pp 193-201. (Czech)
  • Esther Levinger, "Ljubomir Micic and the Zenitist Utopia", in Exchange and Transformation: The Central European Avant-Garde, 1910-1930, exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Cal. 2002, pp. 260-278.
  • Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković (eds.), Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, MIT Press, 2003. [72]
  • Dubravka Đurić, "Radical Poetic Practices: Concrete and Visual Poetry in the Avant-garde and Neo-avant-garde", in Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, eds. Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković, MIT Press, 2003, pp 64-95.
  • Darko Šimičić, "From Zenit to Mental Space: Avant-garde, Neo-avant-garde, and Post-avant-garde Magazines and Books in Yugoslavia, 1921--1987", in Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, eds. Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković, MIT Press, 2003, pp 294-331.
  • Katherine Ann Carl, Aoristic Avant-garde: Experimental Art in 1960s and 1970s Yugoslavia. Dissertation, Stony Brook University, May 2009. [73]
  • Г. Тешић, Српска књижевна авангарда. Књижевноисторијски контекст (1902–1934), Belgrade: Институт за књижевност и уметност - Службени гласник, 2009, 618 pp. Review.
  • Laurel Seely Vorodel and Tyrus Miller, "Avant-Garde Periodicals in the Yugoslavian Crucible", in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, vol. 3 (Europe, 1880-1940), New York: Oxford University Press, 2013, pp 1099-1127. [74]
  • more, more

Croatia[edit]

Writings (selection)
  • Ljubomir Micić, Ivan Goll and Bosko Tokin, "Manifest Zenitizma" [Zenithist Manifesto], Zenit no. 1, Zagreb, 1921. [75]
  • Branko Ve Poljanski, "Manifesto", Svetokret, 1921.
  • Ljubomir Micić, "Man and Art", Zenit, 1921.
  • Ljubomir Micić, "The Spirit of Zenithism", Zenit, 1921.
  • Ivan Goll, "Expressionism is Dying", Zenit, 1921.
  • Ljubomir Micić, "Šimi na groblju latinske četvrti, Zenitistički Radio-Film od 17 sočinenija" [Shimmy at the Latin Quarter Graveyard, Zenitist Radio-Film in 17 Parts], Zenit, 1922. In his prose text, Micić used constructivist and montage principles of cinema. He christened this new narrative structure "radio-film".
  • Ljubomir Micić, "A Categorical Imperative of the Zenithist School of Poetry", in The Rescue Car, 1922.
  • Ljubomir Micić, Zenithism as the Balkan Totalizer of New Life, manifesto, Zenit, 1923.
  • Drago Ibler, "Group Zemlja Manifesto", 22 May 1929. [76]
  • Traveleri, manifesto, 1930
Literature
  • Jadranka Vinterhalter (ed.), Prodori avangarde u hrvatskoj umjetnosti prve polovice 20.stoljeca / Flashes od avant-garde in the croatian art of the first half of the 20th century, Zagreb: MSU, 2007. [77]
  • Darko Šimičić, "Strategije u borbi za novu umjetnost. Zenitizam i dada u srednjoeuropskom kontekstu", in Moderna umjetnost u Hrvatskoj, 1898.-1975., Zagreb: Institut za povijest umjetnosti, 2012, pp 40-65. (Croatian)
  • Daina Glavočić, "D’Annunzio i riječki futurizam", in Moderna umjetnost u Hrvatskoj, 1898.-1975., Zagreb: Institut za povijest umjetnosti, 2012, pp 66-89. (Croatian)

Serbia[edit]

Literature
  • Jelena Bogdanović, Lilien Filipovitch Robinson, Igor Marjanović (eds.), On the Very Edge: Modernism and Modernity in the Arts and Architecture of Interwar Serbia (1918-1941), Leuven University Press, 2014. [78] (English)
  • more, more

Slovenia[edit]

Writings (selection)
  • 1920, poet Anton Podbevšek develops his program along anarchist proletcult lines for the journal Rdeči pilot.
  • Avgust Černigoj, "Greetings!", tank, 1927.
  • Mirko Polić, "Marij Kogoj's Black Masks", tank, 1927.
  • Ferdo Delak, "Theater Co-op", tank, 1927.
  • Avgust Černigoj, "Tank Manifesto", tank, 1927.
  • Ferdo Delak, The Modern Stage, manifesto. [79]
  • Avgust Černigoj, "The Constructivist Group in Trieste", tank, 1927.
Literature
  • Peter Krečič, "Avgust Černigoj and His Constructivism: A Memoir", Leonardo Vol. 15, No. 3 (Summer, 1982), pp. 215-218. [80]
  • Andrej Hrausky, "Yugoslavia. Bauhaus students: Avgust Cernigoj", Centropa 3 (2003) 1
  • Toshino Iguchi, "Avant-garde Design Beyond Borders. The Slovenian Constructivist Avgust Černigoj", 2008. [81]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

  • Heide Frensel, "Yugoslavia. Bauhaus students: Selman Selmanagić", Centropa 3 (2003) 1

Romania[edit]

Writings (selection)
  • Marinetti’s Futurist Manifesto published in Romanian in Craiova in a local newspaper (Democratia), on the same day (20 February 1909) as in the Parisian Le Figaro.
  • Marcel Janco, "Notes on Painting", Contimporanul, 1922.
  • Marcel Janco, "Art Notes", Contimporanul, 1924.
  • Ilarie Voronca, "Victor Brauner", 75HP, 1924.
  • Ion Vinea, "Activist Manifesto to the Youth" [Manifest activist către tinerime], Contimporanul 46, May 1924.
  • Ilarie Voronca, "Aviograma", 75HP, Oct 1924. [82] [83]
  • Ilarie Voronca. Untitled statement, 75HP, 1924.
  • Victor Brauner and Ilarie Voronca, "Pictopoetry", manifesto, 75HP, Oct 1924.
  • Ilarie Voronca, "Assessments", Punct, 1924.
  • Scarlat Callimachi, "The Contimporanul Exhibition (Notes)", Punct, 1924.
  • Tudor Vianu, "The First Contimporanul International Exhibition", Miscarea literara, 1924.
  • Ilarie Voronca, "Marcel Janco", Punct, 1924.
  • Max Herman Maxy, "Visual Chrono-metering", Contimporanul, 1924.
  • Felix Aderca, "Conversations with Lucian Blaga", Miscorea literara, 1925.
  • Ilarie Voronca, "Gramatica" [Grammar], Punct, no. 6-7, Jan 1925.
  • Ilarie Voronca, "Voices", Punct, 1925.
  • Oscar Walter Cisek, "Expoziția internațională a revistei 'Contimporanul'", Gandirea 4:7 (15 January 1925), pp 218-220. (Romanian)
  • editors of Integral, "Man", Integral, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 1925.
  • Ilarie Voronca. "Surrealism and Integralism", Integral, 1925.
  • Mihail Cosma, "De la futurism la integralism" [From Futurism to Integralism], Integral, no. 6-7, Oct 1925.
  • Corneliu Michailescu, "Black Art", Integral, 1925.
  • Mililsa Petrascu, "Note about Sculpture", Contimporanul, 1925.
  • G. C. Jacques, "Initiation in the Mysteries of an Exhibition: The Sensational Pronouncements of Militsa Petrascu and Marcel Janco", Contimporanul, 1926.
  • Marcel Janco, "Cubism", Contimporanul, 1926.
  • Marcel Janco. "Coloring", Contimporanul, 1927.
  • Geo Bogza, "Urmuz", Urmuz, 1928.
  • more: [84], Julian Semilian, translator
Literature
Film
  • Radu Igazsag and Alexandru Solomon, Strigat in timpan [Shriek Into the Ear-Drum. A visual essay on Romanian avant-garde, 1916-1947], 1993. Film. [93] [94]

Bulgaria[edit]

  • Kiril Krastev (Кирил Кръстев), Vasil Petkov (Васил Петков), Nedyalko Gegov (Недялко Гегов), Totyu Brunekov (Тотю Брънеков), Manifest na druzhestvoto za borba protiv poetite [Манифест на Дружеството за борба против поетите], [Aug 1926], [4] pp, HTML, JPG [95] [96] [97]. [98] (Bulgarian)
    • "Manifest stowarzyszenia do walki przeciw poetom", trans. Wojciech Gałązka, in Bułgarskie programy i manifesty literackie, Kraków, 1983, pp 124-128. (Polish)
  • Wojciech Gałązka (ed.), Bułgarskie programy i manifesty literackie, Kraków, 1983. (Polish)
  • Haralampi G. Oroschakoff (ed.), BulgariaAvantgarde, Cologne: Salon, 1998, 240 pp, Issuu. On the occasion of the exhibition in Munich curated by Iara Boubnova. (German)
  • Виолета Русева, Манифести на българския авангардизъм, Велико Търново, 1995. (Bulgarian)
  • Иван Сарандев (ed.), Български литературен авангард. Антология, 2001. Review. (Bulgarian)
  • Milka Bliznakov, "Bulgaria. Bauhaus students: Niccola Diulgheroff", Centropa 3, 2003, p 1. (English)
  • Kiril Krastev (Кирил Кръстев), Manifesti, statii, eseta 1922-1939 [Манифести, статии, есета 1922-1939], ed. Ivo Milev, Sofia: Boian Penev (Боян Пенев), 2014, 407 pp, [99] [100] [101] (Bulgarian)

Lithuania[edit]

Writings
  • In 1913, the Vilnius daily Przegląd Wileński (No. 48-49) reprinted F. T. Marinetti’s Manifesto of Futurism.
  • Kairiūkštis' constructivist manifesto, in the catalogue of The New Art Exhibition, 1923
Literature
  • Juozas Pivoriunas, "A Lithuanian Individualist. The Art of M. K. Čiurlionis", Lituanus 11:4 (Winter 1965). [102]
  • Sandra Alvarez de Toledo, "Un ghetto à l’est. Wilno, 1931", Communications 79:1 (2006), pp 151-167. (French)
  • Viktoras Liutkus, "Lithuanian Art and the Avant-Garde of the 1920s: Vytautas Kairiūkštis and the New Art Exhibition in Vilnius", Lituanus, 2008. [103]
  • Viktoras Liutkus, "Vytauto Kairiūkščio (1890–1961) suprematistinė kūryba ir fotomontažai", Menotyra, 2008. [104]
  • Viktoras Liutkus, "Vytautas Kairiūkštis and Avant-garde Cinema", 2010. [105] partial translation
  • Vida Mažrimienė, "Vytautas Kairiūkštis: In the Field of Radical Changes", 2010. [106] partial translation

Estonia[edit]

Experimental film[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Viktoria Hradská, Česká avantgarda a film, Prague: Čs. filmový ústav, 1976. (Czech)
  • Jaroslav Anděl, "Česká meziválečná filmová avantgarda", Program Pražského filmového klubu (January 1982), Prague, pp 6-15; repr., Film a doba 46:2 (2000), pp 65-68. (Czech)
  • Jaroslav Andjel, Ljubica Stanivuk (eds.), Teorija česke avangarde 1908-1937, Belgrade: Institut za film , 1987, 86 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Andrew J Horton, "Avant-garde Film and Video in the Czech Republic", Central European Review (October 1998).
  • Arthur Cantrill, "Profil: Dušan Marek", Cinepur 23-24 (2002). (Czech)
  • Michael Bielický, "Prague–A Place of Illusionists" in: Future Cinema. The cinematic Imaginary after Film, edited by Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel, exhib. cat., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA/London, 2003.
  • Iva Gajdošíková, "Avantgarda jako kritika, akce a politika : politická orientace brněnské avantgardy - její projevy a důsledky", Sborník prací Filozofické fakulty brněnské univerzity. O, Řada filmologická 2:2, 2005, pp 95-126. (Czech)
  • Milan Čihák, "Český amatérský film", n.d. (Czech).
  • Alice Lovejoy, Army Film and the Avant Garde: Cinema and Experiment in the Czechoslovak Military, Indiana University Press, 2014. [108]
  • Martin Blažíček, "Čarodějné filmy pro lid. K československému filmovému undergroundu 80. let", Iluminace 4, 2017. [109] (Czech)

Slovakia[edit]

Documentary film
  • Osmičkári, dir. Miro Remo jr., 26 min, 2012. From the cycle Konzervy času. Dokument o filmových amatéroch združených koncom 70. rokov vo filmovom klube v Ladcoch. Jeho členovia, ktorým učaroval 8 mm film, sa po rokoch opäť stretávajú, konfrontujú niekdajšie sny a plány s aktuálnou realitou, premietajú si staré filmy. [114]

Hungary[edit]

Poland[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

  • Nevena Daković, "The Unfilmable Scenario and Neglected Theory: Yugoslav Film Avant-Garde: 1895-1992" published in the Impossible Histoires (Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991) edited by Dubravka Djuric and Misko Suvakovic (MIT Press: 2003), pp 466-489
  • "Experimental Ex-Yu", film selection with an introduction, 2009. [118]
  • Ana Janevski (ed.): As Soon as I Open My Eyes I See a Film. Experiment in the Art of Yugoslavia in the 1960s and 1970s, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, 2010. With essays by Ana Janevski (on experimental art and film in Yugoslavia), Stevan Vuković (on political upheaval in 1968 in Belgrade), and Łukasz Ronduda (on contacts between Yugoslav and Polish artists in the 1970s). [119] Interview with Ana Janevski, June 2011
  • Bojana Piškur et al (eds.), This Is All Film: Experimental Film in Yugoslavia 1951-1991 [Vse to je film: Eksperimentalni film v Jugoslaviji 1951-1991], catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, 2010. 154 pages. ISBN: 9789612060909
  • Pavle Levi, Cinema by Other Means, Oxford University Press, 2012, 224 pp. [120]

Croatia[edit]

  • Hvorje Turkovic, "Croatian Avant-Garde Scene", Zagreb, 1993. [121]
  • Heiko Daxl, "Film and Video-art in Croatia. Fragmentary Sketches of a History and a Description of the Status Quo", August 1993. (English), (German)
  • Andrew J Horton, "Avant-garde Film and Video in Croatia" Central European Review (November 1998) [122] (English)
  • "Uncharted Serbia: The Avant-Garde of the Kino Clubs", film selection with an introduction, 2009. [123]
  • Branka Benčić, Diana Nenadić, Adriana Perojević, Splitska škola filma – 60 godina Kino kluba Split, 2012. With DVD. (in English/Croatian) [124] [125]

Serbia[edit]

  • Alternativni film u Beogradu od 1950. do 1990. godine [Elektronski izvor] : vreme kino klubova : zbornik priloga za buduća istraživanja / [priredio] Miroslav-Bata Petrović. - Novi Beograd : Dom kulture „Studentski grad“, Arhiv alternativnog filma i videa, 2009 (Beograd : Pink digital system). - 1 elektronski optički disk (DVD) : tekst, slika; 12cm. - (Biblioteka „Istorija alternativnog filma“), ISBN 978-86-7933-052-9.
  • "Uncharted Serbia: The Avant-Garde of the Kino Clubs", film selection with an introduction, 2009. [126]
  • Božidar Zečević, Srpska avangarda i film 1920-1932, Belgrade: Akademski filmski centar/Dom kulture Studentski grad, 2014, 390 pp. (Serbian)

Slovenia[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

  • Amir Muratović, Slatka slast periferije: Enciklopedija Ivice Matića. [130]

Romania[edit]

Germany[edit]

Estonia[edit]

  • Eva Näripea, "New Waves, New Spaces: Estonian Experimental Cinema of the 1970s", KinoKultura, 2010. [132]

Action art, happening, performance, body art[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Books
  • Aktuelle Kunst in Osteuropa, ed. Klaus Groh, Cologne: DuMont-Schauberg, 1972, 222 pp. One of first books to cover performance, conceptual, and mail art in Yugoslavia, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and the Soviet Union. Short introduction by the author followed by b&w photographs, artists’ statements, and a bibliography. (German)
  • Removed From the Crowd: Unexpected Encounters 1, eds. Ivana Bago and Antonia Majača with Vesna Vuković, Zagreb: BLOK & DeLVe, 2011, 312 pp. Considers comparative, transnational, conceptual and performance art in Latvia, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Chile, Peru, Poland, and Romania. Among other essays, presents Bago and Majača on Yugoslavian experimental art of the 1960s and 1970s; Alina Serban on the Romania performance artist Geta Brătescu; Vesna Vuković on Croatian artists Sanja Iveković and Tomislav Gotovac; Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez on the Slovenian group IRWIN; and Lucian Gomoll and Lissette Olivares on Chilean conceptual and performance. (English)
  • Amy Bryzgel, Performing the East: Performance Art in Russia, Latvia and Poland since 1980, London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2013, 303 pp. Contains three chapters: one on post-Soviet Russian identity focusing on Sergei Bugaev (aka Afrika) and Oleg Kulik; a second on Starix (2000–2004), the fake media star invented by the artist Gints Gabrāns, and The Bronze Man (1987–1992), a homeless man moving from Riga to Bremen and Helsinki, constructed by Miervaldis Polis; and a third chapter on gender performances by the Polish artists Zbigniew Libera and Katarzyna Kozyra. Illustrations and extensive notes, which serve as a useful bibliography. [133] [134]. Video talk. Review: Jeschke (Slovo 2014). (English)
  • Klara Kemp-Welch, Antipolitics in Central European Art: Reticence as Dissidence under Post-Totalitarian Rule, 1956-1989, I.B. Tauris, 2014, xx+336 pp. Presents new readings of the work of Tadeusz Kantor, Július Koller, Tamas Szentjóby, Endre Tót, Jiří Kovanda and Jerzy Bereś. [135]. Reviews: Bryzgel (CritCom 2014), Aulich (LSE blogs 2014). (English)
  • Amy Bryzgel, Performance Art in Eastern Europe since 1960, Manchester University Press, 2017, xvii+366 pp. Introduction. Presents a history and development of performance art in the former communist countries of Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe since the 1960s, covering 21 countries and 250+ artists. Companion website. [136] (English)
Catalogues
  • Body and the East: from the 1960s to the Present, ed. Zdenka Badovinac, MIT Press, 1999, 192 pp. Exh. held at Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, 7 Jul-27 Sep 1998. Chronicles art, especially that of performance and body artists, in central and eastern Europe, with short artist biographies of 80 artists. Essays by Joseph Backstein, Bojana Pejić, Iara Boubnova, Jurij Krpan, Ileana Pintilie, Kristine Stiles, Branka Stipančić, László Beke, Igor Zabel, a.o. [137] (English)/(Slovenian)
  • Gender Check, A Reader: Art and Theory in Eastern Europe, eds. Bojana Pejić, ERSTE Foundation and Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Cologne: Buchhandlung Walther König, 2010. TOC. First comprehensive exhibition on gender in central and eastern Europe held at Museum Moderner Kunst in Vienna, 13 Nov 2009-14 Feb 2010, before traveling to Warsaw. Authoritative anthology with an extensive bibliography by Mara Traumane, and discussion of performance art and identity by Bojana Pejić, Martina Pachmanová, Edit András, Piotr Piotrowski, Zora Rusinová, Nataša Ilić and Dejan Kršić, Mirek Vodrážka, Zdenka Badovinac, Izabela Kowalczyk, Branislav Dimitrijević and Branislava Andjelković, Vera Sokolová, Suzana Milevska, Lyudmila Bredikhina, Laima Kreivyté, Danica Minić, a.o. (English)
  • Spoločné posedenie. Paralelné chronológie zhôd okolností vo východnej Európe / Sitting Together: Parallel Chronologies of Coincidences in Eastern Europe, eds. Petra Feriancová and Zsuzsa László, Bratislava: tranzit.sk, and Budapest: tranzit.hu, 2017, 25 pp. (Slovak)/(Hungarian)
Journal issues
  • Centropa 14(1): "Performance Art in Central and Eastern Europe", eds. Amy Bryzgel and Pavlína Morganová, Jan 2014. [138] (English)
  • Revista Arta 14-15: "Performance in Eastern Europe", ed. Ileana Pintilie, Bucharest: Romanian Artists’ Union, 2015, 98 pp. (Romanian)/(English)
Book chapters, essays
Interviews

Czech Republic[edit]

Anthologies
  • České akční umění: Filmy a videa, 1956–1989. Soubor filmů a videí z let 1956–1989, eds. Pavlína Morganová, Terezie Nekvindová and Sláva Sobotovičová, Prague: VVP AVU, 2015, 3h14m. DVD anthology. [140]
Books
  • Igor Zhoř, Radek Horáček, Vladimír Havlík, Akční tvorba, Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého, 1991, 84 pp. TOC, Summary. University textbook. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, Akční umění, Olomouc: Votobia, 1999; 2nd ed., exp., Olomouc: J. Vacl, 2009. (Czech)
  • Barbora Klímová, Replaced, afterw. Tomáš Pospiszyl, Brno: self-published, 2006, 77 pp. Collection of new interviews with performance artists of the 1970s and 80s. (Czech)/(English)
  • Dokumentace umění, eds. Jan Krtička and Jan Prošek, Ústí nad Labem: Univerzita J. E. Purkyně, 2013, 133 pp. Proceedings from the conference held on 5 Dec 2012. With texts by Hana Buddeus, Vladimír Havlík, Jiří Kovanda, Jan Mlčoch, Tomáš Pospiszyl, Tomáš Ruller, and Miloš Šejn. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, Procházka akční Prahou. Akce, performance, happeningy 1949–1989, Prague: VVP AVU (Dokumenty), 2014. [141] (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, Czech Action Art: Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain, trans. Daniel Morgan, Prague: Karolinum, 2015, 288 pp. [142]. Reviews: Tomic (CritCom 2014), Kemp-Welch (Umění/Art). (English)
  • Hana Buddeus, Zobrazení bez reprodukce? Fotografie a performance v českém umění sedmdesátých let 20. století, Prague: UMPRUM, 2017. Based on PhD dissertation. [143] [144] (Czech)
Catalogues
Book chapters, essays
  • Jindřich Chalupecký, "Úzkou cestou", Výtvarné umění 16:5 (1966), pp 365-370. (Czech)
  • Petr Rezek, "Setkání s akčními umělci", in Performance, [1977] (samizdat), pp 4-15; repr. in Rezek, Tělo, věc a skutečnost v současném umění, Prague: Jazzpetit, 1982, pp 95-102; repr. in Výtvarné umění 3 (1991), pp 78-80; repr. in České umění 1938-1989, eds. Jiří Ševčík, et al., Prague: Academia, 2001, pp 355-359; repr. in Rezek, Tělo, věc a skutečnost v umění šedesátých a sedmdesátých let, 2nd ed., Prague: Galerie Ztichlá klika, 2010, pp 116-124. (Czech)
    • "Encounters with Action Artists", trans. Eric Dluhosch, in Primary Documents: A Sourcebook for Eastern and Central European Art since the 1950s, eds. Laura Hoptman and Tomáš Pospiszyl, MIT Press, 2002, pp 220-225. [147] (English)
  • František Šmejkal, "Návraty k přírodě", in Sborník památce Alberta Kutala, Prague, 1984 (samizdat), pp 20-31; repr. in Výběr zajímavostí z domova i ciziny, Brno, 1987 (samizdat); repr. in Výtvarná kultura 14:3 (1990), pp 15-21. Written 1981. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, "Umenie akcie 1965-1989", Profil 3, 2001, pp 6-15. [148] (Czech)
  • Jiří Valoch, "Umění akce, hnutí Aktual, happening", in Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI/1, eds. Rostislav Švácha and Marie Platovská, Prague: Academia, 2007. (Czech)
  • Tomáš Pospiszyl, "Look Who’s Watching: Photographic Documentation of Happenings and Performances in Czechoslovakia", in 1968-1989: Political Upheaval and Artistic Change, eds. Claire Bishop and Marta Dziewańska, Warsaw: Museum of Modern Art, 2009, pp 74-87. Proceedings from the 2008 conference. (English)
  • Josef Ledvina, "České umění kolem roku 1980 jako pole kulturní produkce", Sešit 9, Prague: VVP AVU, 2010, pp 30-65. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, "Místa činu, akční umění 60. a 70. let", in Místa počinu: historie výstavních prostorů u nás, ed. Ondřej Horák, Prague: Komunikační prostor Školská 28, 2010, pp 53-62. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, "Problematika pojmů v českém akčním umění", Opuscula Historiae Artium 60 (2011), pp 30-41. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, "Možnosti interpretace akčního umění", in Wittlichovi. Sborník žáků k 80. narozeninám Petra Wittlicha, ed. Marie Rakušanová, Prague: Karolinum, 2012, pp 227-249. (Czech)
  • Pavlína Morganová, "Action! Czech Performance Art in the 1960s and 1970s", trans. John Comer, Centropa 14:1, Jan 2014. (English)
  • Tomáš Pospiszyl, "Politika intimity: Československá performance sedmdesátých let a její remaky", in Pospiszyl, Asociativní dějepis umění: poválečné umění napříč generacemi a médii, Prague: tranzit.cz, 2014. (Czech)
Dissertations

Slovakia[edit]

Books
  • Andrea Bátorová, Aktionskunst in der Slowakei in den 1960er Jahren. Aktionen von Alex Mlynárčik, Lit Verlag, 2009, 408 pp. TOC. Based on author's 2007 dissertation. (German)
    • Akčné umenie na Slovensku v 60. rokoch 20. storočia. Akcie Alexa Mlynárčika, Bratislava: Slovart, 2012. [149] (Slovak)
  • Zuzana Bartošová, Napriek totalite. Neoficiálna slovenská výtvarná scéna sedemdesiatych a osemdesiatych rokov 20. storočia, Bratislava: Kalligram, 2011, 360 pp. Commentary: Hrabušický & Macek (Profil). (Slovak)
  • Ján Kralovič, Teritórium ulica. Umenie akcie v mestskom priestore v rokoch 1965-1989 na Slovensku, Bratislava: Slovart (Teória), and Vysoká škola výtvarných umení, 2015, 324 pp. [150] (Slovak)
Catalogues
  • Transart Communication. 7th International Contemporary Art Festival - 8th International Contemporary Art Festival 1995-1996, ed. Jozsef R. Juhász, Nové Zámky, 1997. CD-ROM. (Slovak)
  • Umenie akcie / Action Art 1965-1989, ed. Zora Rusinová, Bratislava: Slovenská Národná Galéria, 2001, 318 pp. With texts by Zora Rusinová, Gábor Hushegyi, Radislav Matuštík, Tomáš Štrauss, and Ivo Janoušek. (Slovak)
Journal issues
  • Profil 3(3): "Performance Art", ed. Michal Murin, Bratislava, 1993, pp 1-15. With texts by RoseLee Goldberg, Michal Murin, Radislav Matuštík; interviews with Vladimir Kordos and Flatz. (Slovak)
Book chapters, essays
  • Michal Murin, "Performance?", Profil 17-18 (1991). (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin, "San Francisco Performance Art", Profil 22 (1991). (Slovak)
  • Ivan Jančár, "Happening a performance", in Šesťdesiate roky v slovenskom výtvarnom umení, ed. Zora Rusinová, Bratislava: Slovenská národná galéria, 1995, pp 232-252. (Slovak)
  • Zora Rusinová, "V mene syntézy umenia a života", in Šesťdesiate roky v slovenskom výtvarnom umení, ed. Rusinová, Bratislava: Slovenská národná galéria, 1995, pp 166-202. (Slovak)
  • Zora Rusinová, "Akčné umenie", in Slovenské vizuálne umenie 1970-1985, ed. Aurel Hrabušický, Bratislava: Slovenská národná galéria, 2002, pp 189-208. (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin, "Performance na Slovensku v 90. rokoch", in A.K.T., Brno: Dům umění, 1999. (Slovak)
  • Ivan Jančár, "Performancia", in Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia, ed. Jana Geržová, Bratislava: Profil, 1999. (Slovak)
  • Radislav Matuštík, "Umenie akcie", in Zora Rusinová et al., Dejiny slovenského výtvarného umenia – 20. storočie, Bratislava: SNG, 2000, pp 163-170. (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin, "Performance Art in Slovakia in the 90s (From the Position of the Art-Form, through its Reflection to the (Co-Existence of Solitary Worlds)", Slaps Banks Plots 4 (2000). (English)
  • Michal Murin, "L´art de performance en Slovaquie - A partir d´une forme artistique et de sa réflexion vers la coexistence de mondes solitaires / Performance Art in Slovakia - From the Art-Form, and its Reflection Towards the Co-Existence of Solitary Worlds", in Art Action 1958-1998, ed. Richard Martel, Québec: Intervention, 2001, pp 454-457. (French)/(English)
  • Pavlína Morganová, "Umenie akcie 1965-1989", Profil 3, 2001, pp 6-15. [151] (Czech)
  • Gábor Hushegyi, "Actinart - medzinárodné sympózium", Profil 3, 2001, pp 40-47. (Slovak)
  • Andrea Bátorová, "Alternative Trends in Slovakia during the 1960s and Parallels to Fluxus", in Fluxus East: Fluxus Networks in Central Eastern Europe, Berlin: Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, 2007. Catalogue text. (English)
  • Ján Kralovič, "Nutnosť intenzívneho prežívania (Poznámky k akčnému umeniu v mestskom priestore na Slovensku v 70. rokoch 20. storočia)", in Umenie na Slovensku v historických a kultúrnych súvislostiach 2010, eds. Bernadeta Kubová and Ivan Godič, Trnava: Milan Uličný - BEN, 2011, pp 215-226. (Slovak)
  • Zora Rusinova, "Solidarity Born of Despair: Action Art in Slovakia during the Totalitarian Regime, 1970-1989", Centropa 14:1, Jan 2014. (English)
Interviews
Booklets
Dissertations

Hungary[edit]

Books
  • Júlia Klaniczay, Edit Sasvároi, Törvénytelen avantgárd: Galántai György balatonboglári kápolnaműterme 1970-1973, Budapest: Artpool–Balassi, 2003. First comprehensive publication on performance and conceptual art events between 1970 and 1973 at the Balatonboglár Chapel in Hungary, founded by the artist György Galántai, the sort of activities that would be banned from 1974 until 1990 in Hungary. Chronicles the abandoned chapel as a unique site for experimental art in Hungary during state socialism, and includes an extensive chronology, previously unpublished archival documents, photographs and texts, interviews, and a bibliography. (Hungarian)
  • Az ebéd / The Lunch (in memoriam Batu kán): Happening Budapest H 1966, eds. Zsuzsa László and Tamás St.Turba, trans. Csaba Polonyi, Budapest: tranzit.hu, 2011, 56 pp. Makes available the so far unpublished documents of the first happening in Hungary, conducted in 1966. [154] [155] [156] (Hungarian)/(English)
Essays

Poland[edit]

Anthologies
  • Performance – wybór tekstów, eds. Grzegorz Dziamski, Gajewski Henryk and Jan. St. Wojciechowski, Warsaw: Miodzieżowa Agencja Wydawnicza, 1984, 202+31 pp. (Polish)
Books
  • Alicja Kępińska, Nowa sztuka. Sztuka polska w latach 1945-1978, Warsaw: Auriga, 1981. (Polish)
  • Tadeusz Pawłowski, Happening, Warsaw, 1988. (Polish)
  • Sabine Folie (ed.), The Impossible Theater: Performativity in the Works of / Das unmögliche Theater: Performativität im Werk von Pawel Althamer, Tadeusz Kantor, Katarzyna Kozyra, Robert Kusmirowski and Artur Zmijewski, Nürnberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst, 2005, 152 pp. Essays by Sabine Folie, Jaroslaw Suchan and Hanna Wroblewska. [157] (English)/(German)
  • Jan Przyłuski, Sztuka akcji. Dziesięć zdarzeń w Polsce, Słupsk: Bałtycka Galeria Sztuki Współczesnej, 2007, 82 pp. [158] (Polish)
Catalogues
Magazine issues
Book chapters, essays
Dissertations

Yugoslavia[edit]

Croatia[edit]

  • Ivana Mance, "Performance Art Practices in Croatia from the Late 1960s through the late 1980s: An Essay in Genealogy", Centropa 14:1, Jan 2014. [160] (English)
  • Suzana Marjanić, Kronotop hrvatskoga performansa: od Travelera do danas, 3 vols., Zagreb : Udruga Bijeli val: Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku: Školska knjiga, 2014, 2008 pp. TOC. [161] (Croatian)

Serbia[edit]

Romania[edit]

Books
  • Ileana Pintilie, Actionismul in Romania în timpul comunismului, Cluj: Idea, 1999. (Romanian)
    • Actionism in Romania During the Communist Era, Cluj: Idea, 2002. (English)
Essays
  • Ileana Pintilie, "Performance Art In Romania. Between gesture and ritual", in Crossroads in Central-Europe. Ideas, Themes, Methods and Problems of Contemporary Art and Art Criticism, ed. Katalin Keserü, Budapest: Egregia, 1996, p 147. (English)
  • Ileana Pintilie, "The Dilemmas of Artistic Transition in Post-Communism. Performance art in Romania at the Beginning of the '90s", in Zone 3 Catalogues, Timişoara, 2000; repr. in Periferic 4, Iaşi, 2000.
  • Ileana Pintilie, "Actionism in Romania in the 6th and 7th Decades", Balkon 2, Cluj, 2000. (English)
  • Ileana Pintilie, "Actionism in Romania in the 8th Decade", Balkon 3, Cluj, 2000. (English)
  • Ileana Pintilie, "Performance art in Romania in the '90s (Rumunska umetnost performanse devedesetih)", Artcontext, Apr 2001; repr. in Vrsac 1.
  • Ileana Pintilie, "Action Art in Romania Before and After 1989", Centropa 14:1, Jan 2014. (English)

Estonia[edit]

  • Raivo Kelomees, "RÜHM T on Toompea Hill", Kultuurileht, 25 Oct 1996, [162]

Latvia[edit]

  • Amy Bryzgel, "The Bronze Man and the Homeless Man: Performing Appearance in Latvia", in Bryzgel, Performing the East: Performance Art in Russia, Latvia and Poland since 1980, London and New York: IB Tauris, 2013, pp 100-156. (English)

Visual poetry, Concrete poetry, Lettrism[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

See also magazine Psí víno.

  • Jiří Valoch, "Česká vizuální poezie sedmdesátých let", in Literárněvědný sborník Památníku národního písemnictví, 1982. (Czech)
  • Jiří Valoch, "České vizuální texty. Náčrt přehledu šedesátých až osmdesátých let", Rok 1, Brno, 1991. (Czech)
  • Josef Hiršal, Bohumila Grögerová, Let let: Pokus o rekapitulaci, 3 vols., Prague: Rozmluvy, 1993-94; repr., Prague: Torst, 2007, 1046 pp. Memoir covering the years 1952-68. Review: Karfík (Respekt).
  • Josef Hlaváček, "Vizuální a konkrétní poezie, lettrismus", in Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI/1, eds. Rostislav Švácha and Marie Platovská, Prague: Academia, 2007, pp 232-239. (Czech)
  • Wagon 3-4: "Experimentální poesie", ed. Olga Stehlíková, 2007, 557 pp, HTML. (Czech)
  • "Laboratoře básnického experimentu", in Dějiny české literatury 1945-1989, vol. 3: 1958-1969, ed. Pavel Janoušek, Prague: Academia, 2008, pp 232-242.
  • Josef Štochl, "Antologie Vrh kostek, Die Wiener Gruppe a Havlovy Antikódy", in Česká literatura v intermediální perspektivě, ed. Stanislava Fedrová, Prague: Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR & Akropolis, 2010, pp 39-50. (Czech)
  • Eva Krátká (ed.), Česká vizuální poezie. Teoretické texty, Brno: Host, 2013, 308 pp. [163]. Reviews: Košnarová (Tvar), Peková (Psí víno), Rehúš (Romboid), Langerová (A2), Ledvina (Art+Antiques), Šanda (Právo), Kuběnský (Vaseliteratura.cz). (Czech)
  • Ha!art 42(2): "Czeska i słowacka literatura nowomedialna", Kraków: Korporacja Ha!art, 2013. (Polish)
  • Enter+: Creative Manual for Repurposing in Electronic Literature, eds. María Mencía and Zuzana Husárová, Košice: Dive Buki, 2015, 104 pp. [164] (English)
  • Eva Krátká, Vizuální poezie. Pojmy, kategorie a typologie ve světovém kontextu, Brno: Host, 2016, 320 pp. [165] (Czech)

Slovakia[edit]

See also magazines Kloaka and Enter.

  • Zora Rusinová, "Experimentálna poézia", in Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia, Bratislava: Kruh súčasného výtvarného umenia, 1999, pp 75-79. Encyclopedic entry. (Slovak)
  • František Štraus, Štefan Moravčík, Princípy hry v slovenskej poézii, Martin: Matica slovenská, 2001. (Slovak)
  • Miloš Štofko, "Experimentálna poézia", in Štofko, Od abstrakcie po živé umenie. Slovník pojmov moderného a postmoderného umenia, Bratislava: Slovart, 2007, pp 59-62. Encyclopedic entry. (Slovak)
  • Katarína Ihringová, "Experimentálna poézia a jej podoby v slovenskom vizuálnom umení", Slovenská literatúra 58:4, Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied, 2011, pp 317-330. [166] (Slovak)
  • Katarína Ihringová, Vzťah slova a obrazu v slovenskom vizuálnom umení, Trnava: Pergamen, 2012. (Slovak)
  • Bogumiła Suwara, Zuzana Husárová (eds.), V sieti strednej Európy: nielen o elektronickej literatúre, Bratislava: SAP & Ústav svetovej literatúry, 2012, 312 pp. (Slovak),(Czech)
  • Michal Rehúš, Jaroslav Šrank, "Nesystematický návod na použitie slovenskej experimentálnej poézie", in V sieti strednej Európy: nielen o elektronickej literatúre, eds. Bogumila Suwara and Zuzana Husárová, Bratislava: SAP a Ústav svetovej literatúry, 2012, pp 241-264. (Slovak)
  • Ha!art 42(2): "Czeska i słowacka literatura nowomedialna", Kraków: Korporacja Ha!art, 2013. (Polish)
  • Michal Jareš, Veronika Ráczová, Ľubica Schmarcová, "Experimentálna línia", in Hľadanie súčasnosti. Slovenská literatúra začiatku 21. storočia, Bratislava: Literárne informačné centrum, 2014. [167] (Slovak)
  • Enter 24: "Kreatívny manuál pre slovenskú nekonvenčnú poéziu", ed. Michal Murin, Košice: Dive Buki, Dec 2015, 90 pp. [168] (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin, "Triangulačné body nekonvenčnej poézie na Slovensku", in Milan Adamčiak, Archív II (KOPO): konkrétna poézia 1964-1972, Košice: Dive Buki, 2016, pp 12-85. (Slovak)
  • Peter Zajac, "Optická poézia Milana Adamčiaka v kontexte slovenskej literatúry", in Milan Adamčiak, Archív II (KOPO): konkrétna poézia 1964-1972, Košice: Dive Buki, 2016, pp 294-326. (Slovak)
  • Zuzana Husárová, "Slovenská elektronická literatúra", World Literature Studies 3:8, 2016, pp 57-77. (Slovak)

Poland[edit]

  • Tadeusz Sławek, Między literami. Szkice o poezji konkretnej [Between Letters: Sketches on Concrete Poetry], Katowice: Wydawnictwo Dolnośląskie, 1989. (Polish)
  • Piotr Rypson, Obraz slowa historia poezji wisualnej, Warsaw, 1989, 373 pp. (Polish)
  • Małgorzata Dawidek Gryglicka, Historia tekstu wizualnego. Polska po 1967 roku, Kraków: Korporacja Ha!art, 2012, 752 pp. Review: Kearns (Enclave). (Polish)

Yugoslavia[edit]

  • Dubravka Đurić, "Radical Poetic Practices: Concrete and Visual Poetry in the Avant-garde and Neo-avant-garde", in Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, eds. Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković, MIT Press, 2003, pp 64-95. (English)

Romania[edit]

  • Andrei Oisteanu, "The Romanian Avant-Garde And Visual Poetry", in Dada East? The Romanians of Cabaret Voltaire, eds. Adrian Notz and E-cart.ro, Zurich: Cabaret Voltaire, and Bucharest: E-cart.ro, 2007; repr. in Exquisite Corpse. A Journal of Letters and Life, n.d. (English)

East Germany[edit]

  • Liselotte Gimpel, "Concrete" Poetry from East and West Germany: The Language of Exemplarism and Experimentalism, Yale University Press, 1977, xvi+268 pp. Reviews: Butler (J Eur Stud), O'Swald (GDR Bulletin), Weimar (GDR Bulletin). (English)

Conceptual art[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

  • Aktuelle Kunst in Osteuropa, ed. Klaus Groh, Cologne: DuMont-Schauberg, 1972, 222 pp. (German)
  • Vision 2: "Eastern Europe", ed. Tom Marioni, San Francisco: Crown Point Press, Jan 1976. [169] (English)
  • The New Art Practice in Yugoslavia, 1966-1978, ed. Marijan Susovski, Zagreb: Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1978, 148 pp. Catalogue. (English)/(Serbo-Croatian)
  • Tony Godfrey, Conceptual Art, London: Phaidon, 1998, pp 264-275. (English)
  • László Beke, "Conceptualist Tendencies in Eastern European Art", in Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin 1950-1980s, eds. Jane Ferver, Luis Camnitzer and Rachel Weiss, New York: Queen's Museum of Art, 1999, pp 41-51. Catalogue essay. TOC. (English)
  • Desa Philippi, "Matter of Words: Translations in East European Conceptualism", in Rewriting Conceptual Art, eds. Michael Newman and Jon Bird, London: Reaktion Books, 1999, pp 152-168. (English)
  • "Conceptual Art and Times of Transition", ch 3 in Primary Documents: A Sourcebook for Eastern and Central European Art since the 1950s, eds. Laura Hoptman and Tomáš Pospiszyl, MIT Press, 2002, pp 122-195. [170] (English)
  • in Conceptual Art, ed. Peter Osborne, London: Phaidon, 2002. (English)
  • Miško Šuvaković, "Conceptual Art", in Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, eds. Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković, MIT Press, 2003, pp 210-245. (English)
  • Miško Šuvaković, "Konceptualna umjetnost", in Šuvaković, Pojmovnik suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb: Horetzky, 2005. (Croatian)
  • Piotr Piotrowski, "The Critique of Painting: Towards the Neo-avant-garde" & "Mapping the Neo-avant-garde, c. 1970" & "Conceptual Art between Theory of Art and Critique of the System", chs 6, 7 & 8 in Piotrowski, In the Shadow of Yalta: Art and the Avant-garde in Eastern Europe, 1945-1989, trans. Anna Brzyski, London: Reaktion Books, 2009, pp 178-237, 241-314 & 315-340, n454-458, n458-466 & n467-469. (English)
  • Art Always Has Its Consequences, eds. WHW, tranzit.hu, Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, and kuda.org, Zagreb: WHW, 2010, 265 pp. (English)
  • Removed From the Crowd: Unexpected Encounters 1, eds. Ivana Bago and Antonia Majača with Vesna Vuković, Zagreb: BLOK & DeLVe, 2011, 312 pp. [171] [172] (English)
  • Ksenya A. Gurshtein, TransStates: Conceptual Art in Eastern Europe and the Limits of Utopia, University of Michigan, 2011, 323 pp. PhD dissertation. [173] (English)
  • Zdenka Badovinac, Eda Čufer, Cristina Freire, Boris Groys, Charles Harrison, Vít Havránek, Piotr Piotrowski, Branka Stipančić, "Conceptual Art and Eastern Europe: Part I", e-flux 40 (Dec 2012); Part 2, e-flux 41 (Jan 2013). Based on a conference organised by Zdenka Badovinac in Ljubljana, 2007. (English)
  • Maja Fowkes, The Green Bloc: Neo-Avant-Garde Art and Ecology under Socialism, Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, 2015, viii+299 pp. Reviews: Cseh-Varga (Springerin), Debeusscher (Critique d'art). (English)
  • Revista Arta 6(20-21): "Conceptualismul în Europa Centrală și de Est / Conceptualism in Eastern and Central Europe", ed. Cristian Nae, Bucharest, 2016. Excerpt. [174] (Romanian)/(English)
  • Klara Kemp-Welch, Networking the Bloc: Experimental Art in Eastern Europe 1965-1981, MIT Press, 2019, 480 pp. [175] (English)

Poland[edit]

  • Urszula Czartoryska, Od pop-artu do sztuki konceptualnej, Warsaw, 1973. (Polish)
  • Stefan Morawski, "Konceptualizm obcy i rodzimy", Projekt 3 (1975), pp 26-33 (Polish)
  • Urszula Czartoryska, Od pop-artu do sztuki konceptualnej, Warsaw, 1976. (Polish)
  • Alicja Kępińska, Nowa sztuka. Sztuka polska w latach 1945-1978, Warsaw: Auriga, 1981. (Polish)
  • Piotr Krakowski, "O sztuce konceptualnej", ch 6 in Krakowski, O sztuce nowej i najnowszej, Warsaw: PWN, 1981, pp 112-134. (Polish)
  • Grzegorz Dziamski, "Konceptualizm", in Od awangardy do postmodernizmu. Encyklopedia kultury polskiej XX wieku, ed. Dziamski, Warsaw, 1996, pp 369ff. (Polish)
  • Refleksja konceptualna w sztuce polskiej: doświadczenia dyskursu, 1965-1975 / Conceptual Reflection in Polish Art: Experiences of Discourse: 1965-1975, eds. Paweł Polit and Piotr Woźniakiewicz, Warsaw: Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, 2000. Essays by Alicja Kepinska, Andrzej Kostolowski, Pawel Polit; interviews with Andrzej Turowski and Jerzy Ludwinski. Preface (EN). Exhibition 1. Exhibition 2. Exh.review: Lum & Szymczyk (ArtMargins EN 1999). Book review: Murawska-Muthesius (ArtMargins 2003 EN). (Polish)/(English)
  • Martin Patrick, "Polish Conceptualism of the 1960s and 1970s: Images, Objects, Systems and Texts", Third Text 96: "Socialist Eastern Europe", Spring 2001, pp 25-45. (English)
  • Autonomiczny ruch konceptualny w Polsce, ed. Zbigniew Warpechowski, Lublin: Galeria Stara BWA Lublin, 2002. Catalogue. (Polish)
  • Grzegorz Dziamski, "Spór o sztukę konceptualną w Polsce", Dyskurs 7 (2007), pp 194-224. (Polish)
  • Luiza Nader, "Sztuka konceptualna w Polsce", Culture.pl, 20 Nov 2007. (Polish)
  • Luiza Nader, Konceptualizm w PRL, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego & Fundacja Galerii Foksal, 2009, 429 pp. Based on dissertation (2007). Reviews: Sienkiewicz (Dwutygodnik 2009), Szewczyk (Frieze 2010 EN), Kemp-Welch (ArtMargins 2010 EN). (Polish)
  • Łukasz Ronduda, Sztuka polska lat 70. awangarda, Jelenia Góra: Polski Western, and Warsaw: CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, 2009, 379 pp. Editorial concept: Piotr Uklański. [176] [177] (Polish)
    • Polish Art of the 70s, Jelenia Góra: Polski Western, and Warsaw: CCA Zamek Ujazdowski, 2009, 379 pp. Reviews: Szewczyk (Frieze 2010), Kemp-Welch (ArtMargins 2010). (English)
  • Wokół sporów o definicję przedmiotu sztuki. Miejsce konceptualizmu, kontekstualizmu i sztuki pojęciowej w historii sztuki najnowszej, ed. Bogusław Jasiński, Gorzów Wielkopolski: Galeria Sztuki Najnowszej, 2009. (Polish)
  • Grzegorz Dziamski, Przełom konceptualny i jego wpływ na praktykę i teorię sztuki, Poznań: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 2010, 294 pp. Chapter 6. [178] (Polish)
  • Sztuka i Dokumentacja 6: "Sztuka jako idea, ludzie, czas. W kręgu polskiego konceptualizmu", Łódź, 2012. (Polish)
  • Permafo: monografia galerii i ruchu artystycznego, ed. Anna Markowska, Wrocław: Muzeum Współczesne Wrocław, 2012, 496 pp. Lead essay. [179] (Polish)
  • Łukasz Guzek, "Performatywność sztuki konceptualnej", Dyskurs 17 (2014), pp 189-219. (Polish)

Slovakia[edit]

  • Tomáš Štrauss, Slovenský variant moderny, 1979 (samizdat); 2nd ed., Bratislava: Pallas, 1992, pp 55ff. (Slovak)
  • Radislav Matuštík, ...Predtým. Prekročenie hraníc, 1964–1971, 1983 (samizdat); repr., Žilina: Považská galéria umenia, 1994, 27ff. [182] (Slovak)
  • Aurel Hrabušický, "Počiatky alternatívneho umenia na Slovensku", in Šesťdesiate roky v slovenskom výtvarnom umení, ed. Zora Rusinová, Bratislava: Slovenská národná galéria, 1995, pp 218-251. (Slovak)
  • Jana Geržová, "Konceptuálne umenie", in Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia, ed. Jana Geržová, Bratislava: Profil, 1999, pp 145-149. (Slovak)
  • Jana Geržová, "Konceptuálne umenie", in Dejiny slovenského výtvarného umenia 20. storočia, ed. Zora Rusinová, Bratislava: SNG, 2000, pp 170-178. (Slovak)
  • Aurel Hrabušický, "Umenie fantastického odhmotnenia", in Slovenské vizuálne umenie 1970–1985, ed. Aurel Hrabušický, Bratislava: SNG, 2002, pp 143-188. (Slovak)
  • Tomáš Štrauss, "Niektoré charakteristické črty konceptualizmu na Slovensku", in Slovenské vizuálne umenie 1970–1985, ed. Aurel Hrabušický, Bratislava: SNG, 2002, pp 221-225. (Slovak)
  • Konceptuálne umenie na zlome tisícročí / Conceptual Art at the Turn of Millenium / Konceptuális művészet az ezredfordulón. International Symposium, October 15-16, 2001, Budapest/Bratislava, eds. Jana Geržová and Erzsébet, Budapest and Bratislava: AICA, 2002, 174 pp. Symposium proceedings. (Slovak),(English),(Hungarian)
  • Roman Gajdoš, Konceptuálny text. Genéza a metamorfózy, Trnava: Typi Universitatis Tyrnaviensis, 2010, 130 pp. (Slovak)
  • Zuzana Bartošová, Napriek totalite. Neoficiálna slovenská výtvarná scéna sedemdesiatych a osemdesiatych rokov 20. storočia, Bratislava: Kalligram, 2011, 360 pp. Commentary: Hrabušický & Macek (Profil 2012). (Slovak)
  • Beata Jablonská, "Spor o slovenské 'More'", Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny 15, Prague: VVP AVU, 2013, pp 6-19. (Slovak)
  • Tomáš Pospiszyl, "Národní konceptualizmus. Obrozenecké motivy v díle Stana Filka a Júliuse Kollera", ch 3 in Pospiszyl, Asociativní dějepis umění: poválečné umění napříč generacemi a médii, Prague: tranzit.cz, 2014, pp 81-121. (Czech)
  • Miękkie kody. Tendencje konceptualne w sztuce słowackiej / Soft Codes: Conceptual Tendencies in Slovak Art, Wrocław: Muzeum Współczesne Wrocław, 2015, 224 pp. Catalogue. [183], Exhibition. (Polish)/(English)
  • Vladimír Beskid, "Kozmológia a cesta papierovým vesmírom", Flash Art Czech & Slovak Edition 37 (Oct-Dec 2015), pp 48ff. (Slovak)

Hungary[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

  • R., "Konceptualizem", Pojmovnik slovenske umetnosti 1945-2005, Ljubljana: Raziskovalni inštitut ALUO, n.d. (Slovenian)

Geometric abstraction, Neo-constructivism, Op art, Kinetic art[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Vladimir Maleković, "Suvremena češka i slovačka avangarda", Život umjetnosti 18, Zagreb, 1972, pp 68-78. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Poesie racionality. Konstruktivní tendence v českém výtvarném umění 60. let, Prague: České muzeum výtvarných umění v Praze, 1993. Catalogue for the exhibition held at Valdštejnská jízdárna in Prague, 17 Oct 1993-2 Jan 1994. (Czech)
  • Vít Havránek, "Pomíjivé a rozptýlené. Kinetické umění v Československu, 1957-1970", in Akce, slovo, pohyb, prostor. Experimenty v umění šedesátých let, ed. Vít Havránek, Prague: Galerie hl. města Prahy, 1999, pp 78-101, n377-384. (Czech)
  • Josef Hlaváček, "Neokonstruktivismus a kinetismus", in Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI/1, eds. Rostislav Švácha and Marie Platovská, Prague: Academia, 2007, pp 207-220. (Czech)
  • Josef Hlaváček, "Nová citlivost", in Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI/1, eds. Rostislav Švácha and Marie Platovská, Prague: Academia, 2007, pp 221-231. (Czech)
  • Jiří Valoch, "Jazyk geometrie", in Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI/2, eds. Rostislav Švácha and Marie Platovská, Prague: Academia, 2007, pp 575-595. (Czech)
  • Giovanna Barbero (ed.), Movement as a message. Ediz. inglese, italiana e ceca, Verso l'Arte Edizioni, 2008. Catalogue. [189]
  • Andrea Sloupová, Syntéza po syntéze: české kinetické umění 60. let a pozdější tvůrčí postupy jeho protagonistů, Prague: Charles University, 2008. Master's thesis. [190] (Czech)
  • Veronika Böhmová, Projevy op-artu v českém umění v 60. a 70. letech minulého století, Brno: Masaryk University, 2012. Master's thesis. (Czech)

Slovakia[edit]

Poland[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

  • The New Art Practice in Yugoslavia, 1966-1978, ed. Marijan Susovski, Zagreb: Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1978, 148 pp. Catalogue. (English)/(Serbo-Croatian)
  • Impossible Histories: Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, eds. Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković, MIT Press, 2003, 520 pp. [195] (English)

Croatia[edit]

See also New Tendencies.

Serbia[edit]

Romania[edit]

  • Alexandra Titu, "Experimentalism in Romanian Art after 1960" (Experimentul în Arta Românească după 1960), 2003. [198]
  • Ştefan Bertalan, "Fragments of a Possible Program", Arta 8 (1970).
  • George Lecca, Flondor, de la '111' + 'Sigma' la 'Prolog' [Flondor, from 111+SIGMA to "Prolog"], Cluj: IDEA Design & Print, 2005, 197 pp. [199] Review. (Romanian)

Fluxus, Intermedia[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

  • Petra Stegmann (ed.), The Lunatics are on the Loose... European Fluxus Festivals 1962-1977, Potsdam: Down With Art!, 2012. Extensive documentation of 32 selected European Fluxus events in Aachen, Aberystwyth, Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, London, Madrid, Nizza, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Poznan, Rotterdam, Scheveningen, Stockholm, Vilnius, Wiesbaden, Wuppertal. [200] (English)
  • Petra Stegmann, "Fluxus and the East", Centropa 14:1, Jan 2014. (English)

Slovakia[edit]

Germany[edit]

  • Anita Kenner (Christoph Tannert), "Avantgarde in der DDR heute", in Niemandsland 5, 1988, pp 94-110
  • Jens Henkel, Sabine Russ, DDR 1980 - 1989: Künstlerbücher und originalgrafische Zeitschriften im Eigenverlag; eine Bibliographie, Gifkendorf: Merlin, 1991, 166 pp. (German) [201]
  • Forschungsstelle Osteuropa (ed.), Eigenart und Eigensinn: Alternative Kulturszenen in der DDR (1980-1990): mit einem Bestandskatalog, Temmen, 1993, 272 pp. (German) [202]
  • Philip Brady, Ian Wallace (eds.), Prenzlauer Berg: Bohemia in East Berlin?, Amsterdam/Atlanta, GA, 1995, 148 pp. review, review
  • Roland Galenza, Heinz Havemeister (eds.), Wir wollen immer artig sein... Punk, New Wave, Hiphop und Independent-Szene in der DDR von 1980-1990, Neuausgabe, Berlin, 2005. (German)
  • Barbara Büscher, "Intermedia DDR 1985 - Ereignis und Netzwerk", map - media archive performance, 2010. (German)

Cybernetics, Technology and Politics[edit]

Audiovisual compositions[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

  • Karin von Maur, Vom Klang der Bilder. Die Musik in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, Stuttgart, 1985. Catalogue. (German)
  • Sophie Duplaix, Marcella Lista, Sons et lumières, Paris, 2004. (French)
  • Serge Lemoine, Pascal Rousseau (eds.), Aux origines de l'abstraction. 1800-1914, Paris: Réunion des musées nationaux, 2003, 336 pp. Catalogue. (French) [203]
  • Jan Schneider, Lenka Krausová (eds.), Intermedialita: Slovo-Obraz-Zvuk: Sborník příspěvku ze sympozia, Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2008, 336 pp. (Czech)
  • David Crowley, Daniel Muzyczuk, Sounding the Body Electric: Experiments in Art and Music in Eastern Europe 1957-1984, Łódź: Muzeum Sztuki, 2012.
  • Daniel Muzyczuk, David Crowley, Michał Libera, "Sounding the Body Electric: A Conversation", ArtMargins, 8 October 2012.
  • Sounding the Body Electric: Experiments in Art and Music in Eastern Europe 1964-1984, Bôłt, 2013. 2-CD. [204]
  • David Crowley, Daniel Muzyczuk (eds.), Notes from the Underground: Art and Alternative Music in Eastern Europe 1968–1994 / Notatki z podziemia, London: Koenig Books, 2017, 448 pp. [205]. Exhibition. (English)/(Polish)

Czech Republic[edit]

  • František Krejčí, "Čití a vnímání", Psychologie, II, Prague, 1904, p 250. (Czech)
  • J. Chalupecký, Hudba barev, Prague, 1904. (Czech)
  • J. Stanislav, L. Kuba, Prague, 1968.
  • Vladimír Lébl, "O meznich druzich hudby", Nove cesty hudby, 1969, II, pp. 216-247. (Czech)
  • M. Klivar, "Nove formy audiovizualniho umeni", Estetika, 1970, 2, pp. 149-154. (Czech)
  • Vladimír Lébl, "M. Grygar", Hudebni rozhledy, 1971, 9; Electronic Music Reports, Utrecht 1971; Jazz Bulletin, 1979, 9.
  • J. Doubravová, "Z rane tvorby E. Schulhoffa", Hudebni rozhledy, 1976, 6, pp. 281-285. (Czech)
  • J. Doubravová, "Music and Visual Art: Their Relation as a Topical Problem of the Contemporary Music in Czechoslovakia", International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, 11(2), 1980, pp 219-228.
  • Jiří Zemánek, Milan Grygar, Obraz a zvuk, Prague, 1999. Catalogue.
  • Lenka Pastyříková, "Vizualizace hudby v českém meziválečném výtvarném umění", Umění LII, 2004. (Czech)
  • Alois Piňos, Ivo Medek, Multimedial Scene of Brno, Brno: JAMU, 2005.
  • Jaroslav Bláha, Výtvarné umění a hudba: Tvar prostor a čas I, , 2012, 231 pp. With CD. (Czech) [206]

Slovakia[edit]

Electroacoustic music[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Miloš Bláha, Miroslav Mandík, "I. seminář elektronické hudby v ČSSR", Rozhlasová a televizní technika 4, 1964. (Czech) [209] [210] [211]
  • Vladimír Lébl Elektronická hudba, Prague: Státní hudební vydavatelství, 1966. [212]
  • Zdeněk Fencl, "Komponující algoritmus a obsah informace", Kybernetika 3 (1966), Prague, pp 243-258. (Czech)
  • J.Berg, Alois Piňos, "History of Music Experiment in Czech and Moravia", 1967.
  • J. Kapr, "Constants, Outline of Personal Method of Specific Signs of Composing Selection" (Konstanty, nástin metody osobního výběru zvláštních znaků skladby), Prague: Panton, 1967.
  • Zdeněk Fencl, "Počítač jako hudební nástroj", Hudební věda 5:1 (1968), Prague, pp 101-116. (Czech)
  • Hugh Davies (ed.), International Electronic Music Catalog. Cambridge: MIT, 1968. [213]
  • Z. Vostřák, "Kapitoly z hudební poetiky" [Lectures on Music Poetics], Konfrontace 1 (1969), pp. 6–13.
  • J. Kapr, "Teorie naznačování a vychylování" [Theory of Indication and Variation], Hudební rozhledy, 1970, pp 358–365, 417–422.
  • Vladimír Lébl, "Brno Experimenting", Hudební rozhledy 5 (1970), Prague. [214]
  • Jiří Kopřiva, "Samočinný počítač jako pomocník skladatele experimentální hudby", in Deset let práce laboratoře počítacích stroju, Brno: VUT, 1972, pp 116-117. (Czech)
  • Rudolf Růžička, "Samočinné počítače a současné směry v hudbě", in Deset let práce Laboratoře počítacích strojů VUT, Brno, 1972, p 120. (Czech)
  • M. Ištván, "Metoda montáže izolovaných prvků v hudbě", Prague: Panton, 1973. (Czech)
  • Alois Piňos, "Elektroakustické skladby brněnského kompozičního týmu 1968-1974" [215] (Czech)
  • Jiří Hanousek, "O začátcích a konci Brněnského elektronického studia" [216] (Czech)
  • J. Ludvová, Matematické modely v hudební analyse, Prague: Supraphon, 1975.
  • Rudolf Růžička, Využití samočinných počítaču při vzniku umělecký děl se zvláštním zaměřením na hudbu a soudobou kompozici, Brno: JAMU, 1980.
  • Josef Gerbrich, Rudolf Růžička, Jiří Stehlík, "Compositions musicale informatisées en Tchécoslovaquie" in Conference Internationale d' Informatique Musicale 1984, Paris, 1984, pp 97-98. (French)
  • Josef Gerbrich, Rudolf Růžička, Jiří Stehlík, "The computer musical compositions in Czechoslovakia", International Computer Music Conference 1984, Paris, 1984, pp 230-231.
  • Josef Gerbrich, Miloš Štědroň, "Počítače a hudba", in SOFSEM '85, Brno: Ústav výpočetní techniky UJEP, 1985, pp 47-68. (Czech) [217]
  • Jan Jirásek, "Changes in the Semantic Relationships Among Basic Musical Parameters and Their Perspektive in EAM", a lecture given in Graz, Opus musicum, Brno, 1988.
  • Josef Gerbrich, Petr Randula, Rudolf Růžička, "Program pro kompozici a automatickou notaci vážné hudby", in Aplikace umělé inteligence - AI '88, Prague: Ústav pro informační systémy v kultuře, Prague, 1988, pp 289-296. (Czech)
  • Rudolf Růžička, "Perspektivy počítačové umělecké tvorby a jejího společenského uplatnění", Opus musicum 3, 1989, pp IV-VI.
  • Vladimír Lébl, "Brno in Sixties", Opus musicum 6 (1990), Brno.
  • Alois Piňos, "Zum Princip der Latenz in der zeitgenössischen Musik", in Otto Kolleritsch (ed.), Musikalische Gestaltung im Spannungsfeld von Chaos und Ordnung , UE Wien, N. 26823m, 1991, pp 103–113.
  • Rudolf Růžička, "Creative, Pedagogical and Social Perspectives of Electroacoustic and Computer Music Art", "Tvůrčí, pedagogické a spoločenské perspektivy elektroakustického a computerového hudebního umění," IFEM '92 Medzinárodné fórum elektroakustickej hudby. Bratislava-Dolná Krupá. November 1992. [218] (English)/(Czech)
  • Miroslav Kaduch Česká a slovenská elektroakustická hudba 1964-1994. Skladatelé, programátoři, technici, muzikologové, hudební kritici, publicisté. Osobní slovník, Ostrava, 1994; Second Edition: 1996. [219] (Czech)
  • Libor Zajíček, An Oral History of Electroacoustic Music in the Czech and Slovak Republics, Dissertation, San Jose State University, 1995. [220]
  • Libor Zajíček, "The History of Electroacoustic Music in the Czech and Slovak Republics", Leonardo Music Journal 5 (1995), pp 39-48 [221]
  • Kateřina Růžičková, Multimediální umění a jeho projevy na brněnské hudební scéně, Brno: JAMU, 1999. Master's thesis. (Czech)
  • Lenka Dohnalová, "Electro-acoustic music in Czech Republic", Aesthetica 19 (2000).
  • Lenka Dohnalová, Estetické modely evropské elektroakustické hudby a elektroakustická hudba v ČR, Prague: Univerzita Karlova, 1999. (Czech)
  • Michal Rataj, Elektroakustická hudba a vybrané koncepty radioartu, Prague: Kant, 2007. (Czech)
  • Petr Kotík, Viktor Pantůček, Ladislav Kupkovič, Rudolf Komorous, Začátky nové hudby v Praze 1959-64: Ostravské dny 2007, Ostravské centrum nové hudby, Ostrava, 2007, 43 pp. [222]
  • Martin Flašar, "The East of the West: The conditions under which electroacoustic music existed in Czechoslovakia, 1948-1992", EMS08, 2008. Conference paper.
  • Tomáš Raszka, Elektroakustická hudba, její technologie a proces se zaměřením na československou scénu, Brno: Masaryk University, 2010. Bachelor thesis. (Czech)
  • Zvukem do hlavy: Sondy do současné audiokultury, Prague: AMU, 2012. (Czech) [223]
  • Rudolf Růžička (ed.), "Bibliografie o české a slovenské počítačové hudbě".

Slovakia[edit]

Hungary[edit]

  • Laszlo Dubrovay, "Hungarian Electroacoustic Music", 1994, [226]
  • Zoltán Pongrácz, "Electroacoustic music in Hungary", 1992, [227]
  • Gyorgy Kroó, "New Hungarian Music", in: Notes, Second Series, Vol. 39, No. 1 (Sep., 1982), pp. 43-71 [228]

Poland[edit]

Serbia[edit]

  • Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman, "Stvaralačko prisustvo evropske avangarde u nas" [The Creative Presence of the European Avant-Garde in Serbian Music], Belgrade, Univerzitet umetnosti, 1983.
  • Vladan Radovanović, Vokovizuel (Vocovisual), Belgrade, Nolit, 1987.
  • Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman, "Fragment o muzičkoj postmoderni" [Fragment on Musical Postmodernism], Novi Sad, Matica srpska, 1997.
  • Vladan Radovanović, “Srpska avangarda u odlasku od muzike (1955–1980)” [Serbian Avant-garde in the Process of Leaving Music (1955–1980)], Gradina, 10, 1984, pp. 5–37
  • Melita Milin, "Serbian Music of the Second Half of the 20th Century: From Socialist Realism to Postmodernism", in: Katy Romanou (ed.), Serbian and Greek art music: a patch to Western music history, Intellect Books, 2009, pp 82-97.
  • Sintezijska umetnost Vladana Radovanovića [The Synthesic Art of Vladan Radovanović] monograph for his retrospective, 2005. Includes collection of essays by Dejan Đorić (The Founder of the Serbian Avant-Garde), Ješa Denegri, Nikola Šuica (on vocovisual), Ivan Rastegorac (On the Recording of Dreams and the Literary Works of Vladan Radovanović), Melita Milin (Metamusic and Music of Vladan Radovanović), Vladan Radovanović (Sintezijska umetnost / Synthesic Art); and catalogue of works. [231] [232]
  • Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman, "Problems and Paradoxes of Yugoslav Avant-garde Music (Outlines for a Reinterpretation)" published in Impossible Histoires (Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991) edited by Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković (MIT Press: 2003), pp 404-441
  • Ivana Janković [Medić], "Sintezijska umetnost Vladana Radovanovića" [Vladan Radovanović's 'synthesic art'], Muzikologija 3, 2003, pp 141-186. (Serbian) [233] [234]
  • Vladan Radovanović, Muzika i Elektroakustička Muzika, Izdavačka knjižarnica Zorana Stojanovića, Novi Sad, 2010.

Croatia[edit]

  • Mirjana Veselinović-Hofman, "Problems and Paradoxes of Yugoslav Avant-garde Music (Outlines for a Reinterpretation)" published in Impossible Histoires (Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991) edited by Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković (MIT Press: 2003), pp 404-441

Romania[edit]

  • Aurel Stroe, Grădina sunetelor - eseuri despre muzică [Sound Garden - Essays on Music], Bucharest: Muzicală, 1991.
  • Breve Histoire de la Musique Electroacoustique en Roumanie. 2007. [235] (French)
  • Ciprian Lorin Jalbă, Electro-acoustic Music - Technology and Composition Implications in the Romanian Music, doctoral thesis, 2010. [236]
  • Octavian Nemescu, "Avangarda în componistica românească", Muzica 1, 2010. [237]

Bulgaria[edit]

  • Simo Lazarov, "Bulgarian Electronic and Computer Music Electronic Studio - Radio Sofia", 1994. [238]
  • Simo Lazarov, "Composing and Performing Computer Music By Using Personal Computers", PhD thesis, 1991. Technical University in Sofia.

Lithuania[edit]

Multimedia environments[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Jan Grossman, "O kombinaci divadla a filmu", in Laterna magika - sborník statí, ed. Bohumil Svoboda, Prague: ČSF - Filmový ústav, 1968, pp 31-97. (Czech)
  • Vít Havránek, "Laterna Magika, Polyekran, Kinoautomat", in Future Cinema. The Cinematic Imaginary after Film, ZKM and The MIT Press, 2003.
  • Svatopluk Malý, Vznik, rozvoj a ústup multivizuálních programů, Prague: Akademie múzických umění, 2010. (Czech) [240]
Resources
  • Vit Havranek (ed.), Pioneers of Interactive Czech Films (50s-60s), 2002. DVD with works: Laterna Magika, 1958; Laterna Magica, 1967, Exposition Montréal; Kinoautomat, 1967, Expo Montréal; Diapolyekrán, Stvorení sveta, 1967, Expo Montréal. [241]

Computer art[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Jiří Valoch (ed.), Computer Graphic, Brno: Dům umění města Brna, 1968. 16 pages. Catalogue. (Czech)
  • Zdeněk Sýkora, J Blažek, "Computer-Aided Multi-element, Geometrical Abstract Paintings", Leonardo 3 (1970), p 409.
  • Božena Pilpachová, Počítačová grafika, Prague: Výzkum. ústav výstavby a architektury, 1972, 58 pp. (Czech)
  • L Granát, H Sechovský, Počítačová grafika, Prague: SNTL, 1980. (Czech)
  • Miroslav Klivar, Zdeňka Čechová, Aplikace počítačové grafiky v textilním průmyslu ČSSR, Prague: ÚBOK, 1981. (Czech) [242]
  • Computer Graphics Art. Zdeňka Čechová, Daniel Fischer, Zdeněk Frýbl, Jozef Jankovič, Miroslav Klivar, Jan Moučka, Prague, 1982. Catalogue.
  • Počítačové grafické umění, Prague: Obvodní dum kultury v Prahe 8, 1982. Catalogue. (Czech)
  • Miroslav Klivar, "Počítač v umění a experimentální estetice" Estetika 3 (1986). (Czech)
  • Miroslav Klivar, "České počítačové umění (1)", Chůdové kořeny, Vol 2, No 2, June 2003. (Czech)
  • Miroslav Klivar, "České počítačové umění (2)", Chůdové kořeny, Vol 2, No 3, October 2003. (Czech)

Slovakia[edit]

Hungary[edit]

  • Miklós Peternák, "Hungarian Computer Art", in: Peter Weibel (ed.): Beyond Art. A Third Culture

Poland[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

  • Marina Gržinić (ed.), The Future of Computer Arts, 2004. [246]

Romania[edit]

  • Sherban Epuré, "Cybernetic Attitude, Mathematical Thinking", România Literarã No. 25, Bucharest, June 13 1970. [247]
  • Adrian Rogoz, "Arta Programativã", Stiinta si Technica, Bucharest, June 1970.
  • Sherban Epuré, "Cybernetics and Art", Arta Review # 7, Bucharest, Sep 1970. [248]
  • "Glossary", Arta Review, Bucharest, Romania, February-August 1971. The "Glossary" was published throughout most of 1971, as a series of monthly articles. It deals with such terms as: cybernetics, structure, input, output, feedback behavior, information, the significance of information, feedback, black-box, redundancy, noise, sensibility, original, entropy, etc. [249] [250] [251] [252] [253]
  • Viktor Ernest Maşek, Arta şi matematica. Introducere în estetica informaţională, Editura Politică, Bucureşti 1972. The first Romanian text applying Max Bense's aesthetic theories to semiotics of visual art. The book is based on his PhD thesis, "Introducere în estetica informaţională", 1971.
  • Viktor Ernest Maşek (ed.), Estetică, informaţie, programare [Aesthetics. Information. Programming], Editura Ştiinţifică, Bucharest 1972, 216 pp. Anthology comprising important texts by A. Moles, M. Bense, H. Frank, S. Maser, K. Alsleben, but also Mihai Dinu, Cezar Radu, Stefan Niculescu, and others.
  • Mihai Nadin, Elements of Meta-Aesthetics, Eminescu, Bucharest, l972.
  • Sherban Epuré, "Mathematics and anatomical constructions", the Secolul XX Review #11-12, Bucharest, Romania, 1973. [254] [255]
  • Sherban Epuré, "Realism Mathematic", the Arta Review, Bucharest, Romania, 4.13.1973. [256] [257] [258]
  • Abraham Moles, Artă şi ordinator [Art and Computer], Editura Meridiane, Bucharest 1974. Classic book translated to Romanian.
  • Sherban Epuré, "Applications of Cibernetical Methods in the Fine Arts", the Arta Plastica Magazine, Bucharest, Romania, October 1974. [259]
  • Sherban Epuré, "Painting and Cybernetics", Installation and Extensive One Man Show, part of the 
Art and Energy exhibition, at The New Gallery, Bucharest, Romania, 1974. Catalog text. [260] [261] [262]
  • Viktor Ernest Maşek, review of Jalobeanu's exhibition 'Computer Graphics', Arta 6, Bucharest 1976
  • Radu Bagdasar, Informatica Mirabilis - Arta şi Literatura de calculator [Computer Art and Literature], Editura Dacia, 1982.
  • Solomon Marcus (ed.), Semiotica matematică a artelor vizuale [Mathematical Semiotics of Visual Arts], Editura Ştiinţifică si Enciclopedica, Bucharest 1982, 409 pp. Contains two substantial texts in the field of the computer–art relationship, namely, Mihai Jalobeanu, "Imaginile, producerea si prelucrarea lor cu sistemele actuale de calcul" [Images, their Production and Processing with today's Computing Systems] and Mihai Brediceanu, "Timpul polimodular în artele vizuale" [Polimodular Time in Visual Arts].
  • pamphlet accompanying 'Art and Computer' exhibition, 1985. Text by Horia Medeleanu.
  • Ambroise Barrac, Poezia electronică, 2008. [263]
  • Sherban Epuré, "An Artist's Journey in Art and Science: From behind the Iron Court to Present-Day America". Leonardo, October 2006, vol. 39, #5, MIT Press, Boston. pp.402-409 and 436. [264]

Bulgaria[edit]

  • In one of the biggest and well-known daily newspapers “Narodna Mladej” (Peoples’ Youth) with approx. 100 000 daily issues circulation, Rosen Petkov, promoted electronic arts (ca 1987 [265]). “Mlad konstruktor” (The Young Developer) magazine and “Grafika s komputar” (Computer Graphics) magazine were other well known media where Mr. Petkov presented the electronic music and computer graphics achievements during that time.
  • Rosen Petkov, Old books and computer arts, 2010. [266]

Video[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Michael Bielický, "Praga Caput - Praga Caput Medii".
  • Miloš Vojtěchovský, "Nástin: Gary Hill a videopoetika", Profil 14-15, Bratislava, 1992, pp 80-87 (Czech)
  • Tomáš Bielický, "Praha – nová média – Akademie výtvarných umění", in Orbis Fictus, eds. Ludvík Hlaváček and Marta Smolíková, Prague: Oswald, 1995, pp 157-161. (Czech)
  • Radůz Činčera, "Kapitoly z pravěku interaktivity", in Orbis Fictus, eds. Ludvík Hlaváček and Marta Smolíková, Prague: Oswald, 1995, pp 121-127. (Czech)
  • Keiko Sei, "Po stopách médií", in Orbis Fictus, eds. Ludvík Hlaváček and Marta Smolíková, Prague: Oswald, 1995, pp 141-157. (Czech)
  • Marta Smolíková, "Svět vybájený a svět v obrazech", in Orbis Fictus, eds. Ludvík Hlaváček and Marta Smolíková, Prague: Oswald, 1995, pp 161-169. (Czech)
  • Michal Bregant, Martin Čihák, "Skutečnější než realita", in Alternativní kultura, ed. Josef Alan, Jihlava: Lidové noviny, 2001, pp 421-443. (Czech)
  • Bohunka Koklesová, "Video, Multimedia, Performance Studio - Tomas Ruller's Studio", Bratislava: VŠVU, 2003. (English)/(Slovak)
  • Lenka Dolanová, "Vstup pohyblivých obrazů do galerie", Iluminace 15:4 (2003). (Czech)
  • Bohdana Kerbachová, "Počátky českého videoartu",Iluminace 18:2 (2006). (Czech)
  • Jiří Zemánek, "Od luminodynamismu k médiu videa", in Dějiny českého výtvarného umění VI/2, eds. Rostislav Švácha and Marie Platovská, Prague: Academia, 2007, pp 537-553. (Czech)
  • Martin Mazanec, "Výzkumný projekt: český videoart", A2, No 49, 2008. (Czech)
  • Pavel Červinka, "Vznik a vývoj českého videoartu", Brno: Fakulta sociálních studií, Masarykova univerzita, 2008. Bachelor's thesis. (Czech)
  • Jakub Čermák, "Vymezení pojmu 'videoart' v kontextech české vizuální scény", Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2008. Bachelor's thesis. (Czech)
  • Lenka Dolanová, Steina a Woody Vasulkovi: Dialog s démony nástrojů, Prague: AMU, 2011. [268] (Czech)

Slovakia[edit]

  • Miroslav Klivar, "Videoumenie I, II" Výtvarníctvo, fotografia, film 4-5 (1987) (Slovak)
  • Radislav Matuštík Suterén, catalogue (Bratislava: 1989)
  • Katarína Rusnáková, "Videoumenie," Jana Geržová ed., Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia (Bratislava: Profil, 1999) (Slovak)
  • Katarína Rusnáková, "Umenie videa," Zora Rusinová et al. Dejiny slovenského výtvarného umenia – 20. storočie (Bratislava: SNG, 2000) (Slovak)

Hungary[edit]

  • Bálint Szombathy, Video Art in the Mid-Seventies (Új Symposion, No.128, 1975)
  • György Somogyi, Video-Visions (Mûvészet, 1977 Yearbook)
  • Gábor Bódy, Creative Thinking Device, film journal Filmvilág, 1982
  • The World of Video, first comprehensive collection of translated articles covering the field of video, providing information about the international developments of almost twenty years of video art and video theory, 1983.
  • Miklós Peternák, Data Toward the Study of the History of Hungarian Video Art. SVB VOCE, Budapest, Soros Foundation/Soros Center for Contemporary Arts (SCCA) - Mûcsarnok/Kunsthalle, 1991. [272]
  • Andrew J Horton, "Avant-garde Film and Video in Hungary" Central European Review (October 1998) [273] (English)
  • Vera Bódy, "Magyar Video", Mediamatic 1:4 (1987). [274]
  • Miklos Peternak, "Die neuen (kuenstlerischen) Medien und die ungarische Gesellschaft", (German), [275]
  • Szilvia Seres, Miklós Peternák (eds.), History and archive of video art in Hungary 1972-2000, Budapest: C3, n.d. Online archive.

Poland[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

  • Marijan Susovski, "Video u Jugoslaviji", Spot 10, Zagreb 1977.
  • Raša Todosijević, Video, Videosfera: video/društvo/umetnost ("The Video: Videosphere: video/society/art"), Studentski izdavački centar, ed. Mihailo Ristić, Belgrade, 1986.
  • Mihailo Ristić (ed.), Video, Videosfera: video/društvo/umetnost [The Video: Videosphere: video/society/art], Belgrade: Studentski izdavački centar, 1986. Anthology of theoretical texts about video, including contributions from video-makers.
  • Barbara Borčić, "Video Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism", in Impossible Histories: Historical Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991, eds. Dubravka Djurić and Miško Šuvaković, MIT Press, 2003, pp 490-524, PDF.

Croatia[edit]

  • Heiko Daxl, "Film and Video-art in Croatia. Fragmentary Sketches of a History and a Description of the Status Quo", August 1993. (English), (German)
  • Tihomir Milovac (ed.): Insert / Retrospective of Croatian Video Art, MSU: Zagreb, 2008. The publication is a follow-up of the museum’s 2005 retrospective and presents the works of some one hundred video artists on 360 pages with 466 reproductions, in Croatian and English. Authors: Tihomir Milovac, Silva Kalčić, Antonija Majača, Branko Franceschi. [276]
  • Andrew J Horton, "Avant-garde Film and Video in Croatia" Central European Review (November 1998) [277] (English)

Serbia[edit]

  • Dejan Sretenović, "Video Art in Serbia". POGLED /VIEW/ series, Centre for Contemporary Art, Belgrade, 1999.
  • Barbara Borčić, "Video Art from Conceptualism to Postmodernism" published in Impossible Histoires (Historic Avant-Gardes, Neo-Avant-Gardes, and Post-Avant-Gardes in Yugoslavia, 1918-1991) edited by Dubravka Đurić and Miško Šuvaković (MIT Press: 2003), pp 490-524. [278] [279] [280]
  • VIDEOGRAFIJA regiona = Videography of the Region : 2006-2009 : [katalog projekta = project catalogue] / [priređivač, edited by Aleksandra Sekulić]. - Beograd : Dom kulture “Studentski grad”, 2009 (Beograd : Alta Nova). - 245 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm [281]

Slovenia[edit]

  • Vera Horvat Pintarić (ed.), Televizija danas/Television Today, Zagreb, 1972. Includes texts on the first video experiments.
  • Stane Bernik, 1973, in Sinteza magazine he defined video art as an experiment and as a creative experience of contemporary fine art expression. This marked the beginning of discussions about video as a new medium in texts.
  • Ekran magazine published a historical overview of tendencies in video, including a selected bibliography, edited by Brane Kovič, 1977.
  • Bogdan Lešnik wrote in Ekran magazine, 1979, about video technology and procedures, and about video as `a medium whose specific conditions place it in the sphere of art and thus deprive it of political alertness'.
  • Tomaž Brejc on Miha Vipotnik and Nuša and Srečo Dragan, in Delo magazine, ca 1979. [282]
  • Dušan Mandić, text in Viks, a ŠKUC-Forum bulletin, 1983. Mandić wrote about the new codes of signification, and highlighted the difference between the formalistic approach to video in the `70s and the mass dimensions and social engagement of the audio-visual video explorations of the `80s.
  • Brane Kovič edited a thematic supplement on video for Ekran magazine, no. 1-2, Ljubljana, 1984. In addition to a text by Dušan Mandić, "ŠKUC-Forumova video produkcija", it was dedicated to the pioneer of video production, Nam June Paik.
  • The joint issue of Ekran and Sinteza in 1986 published the hitherto largest number of texts by domestic and foreign authors about video art, its history and relationship with television and design.
  • Marina Grzinic, "Video From Slovenia", Variant 11, 1992, pp 22-25.
  • Barbara Borčić, "From Alternative Scene to Art Video: Video Production in Slovenia 1992-1994", Ljubljana, March 1994. [283]
  • Barbara Borčić, "Reception of Video Production in Slovenia", [284]
  • "Video from Slovenia", [285]
  • Marina Grzinic, "Video Art in Slovenia and in the Territory of Ex-Yugoslavia (Toward an Electronic Art Media Theory in Eastern Europe)", Mute Jan 1997. [286]
  • Igor Španjol, "An artistic evening: television presentation and production of art video", in: Videodokument: Video Art in Slovenia 1969-1998, ed. Barbara Borčić, SCCA-Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 1999.
  • Zemira Alajbegović and Igor Španjol, "In the tehnological grip of a television station: an interview with Miha Vipotnik", in: Videodokument: Video Art in Slovenia 1969-1998, ed. Barbara Borčić, SCC – Ljubljana, Ljubljana, 1999.
  • Videodokument. Video art in Slovenia 1969-1998, SCCA Ljubljana. Catalogue, book of essays, CD-ROM, 2001. [287]
  • Ana Fratnik, "Locality in the global medium: Video art in Slovenia". Diploma thesis, 2010. (Slovenian) [288]
  • More texts on Videospotting.org

Macedonia[edit]

  • "Videokunst in Mazedonien", (German), [289]

Romania[edit]

  • Calin Dan (ed.), Ex Oriente Lux, Bucharest: The Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, 1994. (catalogue)
  • "Videokunst in Rumänien", (German), [290]
  • Natalie Musteata, "Wired to History: Romanian and Lithuanian Video Art Post-1989", PhD Program in Art History, CUNY Graduate Center, 2010. [291]

Bulgaria[edit]

  • Auszuege aus Rossen Milev, "Video in Osteuropa", Balkan Media, Sofia (Bulgarien) 1993, (German) [292]
  • Rossen Milev, Video in Osteuropa, Balkanmedia, Sofia 1993
    • Review by Geert Lovink, "Video in Osteuropa, Rossen Milev", in: Mediamatic, Vol. 7 # _, 1994, p. 342.

Lithuania[edit]

Estonia[edit]

  • Raivo Kelomees, text on video art in Estonian, Kunst, 1988.
  • Raivo Kelomees, "Estonian Video Art", June 1995, [295]
  • Raivo Kelomees, "L'art vidéo vieillissant. L'académie de l'art électronique", [296]
  • Raivo Kelomees, "Jaan Toomik - Beyond Classification", 1997, [297]

Electronic music[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Petr Dorůžka ed. Hudba na pomezí (Prague: 1991)
  • Z K Slabý, Petr Slabý Svět jiné hudby (Prague: 2002)

Slovakia[edit]

New media art, Media culture[edit]

East-Central Europe[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

  • Český obraz elektronický. Vnitřní zdroje , The Czech Electronic Picture - Inner Sources Catalogue of the Czech (and Slovak living in Prague) creators of video and intermedia art. (Prague: Gallery Manes, 1994) [321]
  • Kolektív autorov: Silver: Shadows of Flames/Stíny plamenu, catalogue (Prague: GHMP, 1996) [322]
  • Orbis fictus: nová média v současném umění, catalogue (Prague: Sorosovo centrum současného umění Praha, 1995) (English and Czech) ISBN 8085433265
  • Lanterna magika: nouvelles technologies dans l’art tchèque du XXe siècle = New technologies in Czech art of the 20th century, catalogue, Praha: KANT, 2002. — 261 p. — ISBN 8086217361. Includes timeline on media arts in the Czech Republic since 1920. [323]
  • "Nová média" Teorie vědy 2 (2002)
  • Denisa Kera, "Utopická média - Internet a rádio" 3/4 revue 16 (2003) pp. 70-75 (Czech)
  • Denisa Kera, "Anarchi_tekt" 3/4 revue 15 (2003) (Czech)
  • "Archeologie interaktivity" Teorie vědy 2 (2004)
  • Světlana Hejsková Internet jako umělecké prostředí (nejen) pro ženy. Net art: ženy-tvůrkyně a ženy-objekty. Dissertation. Consultant: Jiřina Salaguardová. (Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Fakulta sociálních studií, Katedra mediálních studií a žurnalistiky, 2003)
  • František Kůst Estetické strategie nových médií Master thesis. Consultant: David Kořínek. (Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Fakulta sociálních studií, Katedra mediálních studií a žurnalistiky, 2003)
  • Jana Geržová, "Rozhovor s Michaelom Bielickým", Profil 4, 2004, pp 88-90 (Slovak) PDF
  • Jana Kadeřábková Nová média a příběh v současné kinematografii Master thesis. Consultant: David Kořínek. (Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Fakulta sociálních studií, Katedra mediálních studií a žurnalistiky, 2006) [324]
  • Slávo Krekovič a Pavel Sedlák, "Má pojem nová média dnes ještě co říci?", in: Literární noviny 31 (2007). [325]
  • František Zachoval, "Hacking art", Flash Art 9, July-October 2008. (Czech) PDF
  • Lucia Udvardyová, "Ciant", Flash Art 9, July-October 2008. (Czech) PDF
  • Pavel Sedlák, "Umění z kráteru", Flash Art 9, July-October 2008. (Czech) PDF
  • Barbara Büscher, Jana Horáková (eds.), Imaginary spaces: prostor - média - performance / Raum - Medien - Performance, Praha: KLP-Koniasch Latin Press, 2008. [326]
  • Umění nových médií v bývalém Československu a v České republice po roce 1989, blog kurzu Teorie interaktivních médií, Brno, 2009
  • Martin Flašar, Jana Horáková, Petr Macek et al, Umění a nová média, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011 (Czech). [327]
  • Tomáš Raszka, "Institucionalizace umění nových médií v České republice v letech 1989 - 2005", Brno: Masaryk University, 2012. Diploma thesis. (Czech)

Slovakia[edit]

  • Michal Murin (ed.), Tematické číslo časopisu Profil, Profil 1 (1993) pp 1-20 (Slovak)
  • Martin Šperka, "Počítače na školách", Profil 1 (1993), Bratislava, p 14 (Slovak)
  • Juraj Németh, "Multimédiá alebo prezentácia umenia po novom", Profil 1 (1993), Bratislava, p 15 (Slovak)
  • Martin Šperka "Počítače na VŠVU" Projekt 4 (1993) pp. 46-47 (Slovak)
  • Martin Šperka, "Elektronické umenie," Jana Geržová ed., Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia (Bratislava: Profil, 1999) (Slovak)
  • Martin Šperka, "Multimédiá," Jana Geržová ed., Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia (Bratislava: Profil, 1999) (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin, "Nové technológie v slovenskom umení alebo vyhoďme sa z kola von", Almanach 98 (Bratislava: SCCA, 1999) [328] (Slovak)
  • Monika Mitášová, Martin Kaňuch, Peter Michalovič, Jozef Cseres (eds.), Almanach 98 : Texty o filme... filozofii... hudbe... a výtvarnom umení, Bratislava: SCCA, 1999. 186 pp. ISBN 80-968089-1-5 [329]
  • Martin Šperka, "Virtuálna realita," Jana Geržová ed., Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia (Bratislava: Profil, 1999) (Slovak)
  • Katarína Rusnáková, "Postfotografia," Jana Geržová ed., Slovník svetového a slovenského výtvarného umenia druhej polovice 20. storočia (Bratislava: Profil, 1999) (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin (ed.), Tematické číslo časopisu Profil, Profil 4 (2000) pp 4-73 (Slovak)
  • Slávo Krekovič, "Net radio.. net.audio" Trištvrte revue 5-6 (2000) (Slovak)
  • Jana Geržová, "Intermédiá a (alebo) multimédiá?", Profil 4, 2000, pp 64-65 (Slovak) PDF [330] (Slovak)
  • Michal Murin, "Nové médiá", Profil 4 (2000) pp. 4-5. [331]
  • Zora Rusinová, "Objekt v multimediálnych kontextoch" Zora Rusinová et al. Dejiny slovenského výtvarného umenia – 20. storočie (Bratislava: SNG, 2000) (Slovak)
  • Dušan Barok, "Net.art. Internet ako umelecké médium" 3/4 revue 1 (2001) pp. 22-24. [332] (Slovak)
  • Juraj Čarný, "Topical Status of Contemporary Media Arts in Slovakia" Conceptual Art at the Turn of Millennium (Budapest-Bratislava: AICA Section Hungary, Slovak Section of AICA, 2002) pp. 94-112 (Slovak)
  • Miloš Vojtěchovský, "Umenie a elektronické technológie," Karel Císař, Josef Čermák, Terezie Petišková ed., Dejiny umenia 12 (Bratislava: Ikar, 2002) (Slovak)
  • Juraj Čarný, "Aktuálne postavenie súčasného mediálneho umenia na Slovensku" Conceptual Art at the Turn of Millennium (Budapest-Bratislava: AICA Section Hungary, Slovak Section of AICA, 2002) pp. 95-113 (English)
  • Jozef Cseres, "Interaktívnym umením za novú senzibilitu" Dart 10 (2003) (Slovak)
  • Mária Rišková et al., New Media Nation. Festival of Festivals, catalogue (Bratislava: Buryzone, 2003) (Slovak and English)
  • Michaela Sečanská, "Elektronické umenie na Slovensku po roku 1990", Trnava: Trnavská univerzita, Fakulta humanistiky, Katedra dejín umenia a kultúry, 2004. Master thesis. Consultant: Zora Rusinová.
  • Michal Murin, "Od utópií cez virtualitu k digitálnej realite" Profil 2 (2004) pp. 80–94. [333] (Slovak)
  • Miloš Krekovič, "Internetové umenie", master thesis (2005)
  • Katarína Rusnáková, "The Correlation of Image and Text in Contemporary Media Art" Human Affairs 1 (2005) pp 35-44
  • Katarína Rusnáková (ed.), V toku pohyblivých obrazov. Antológia textov o elektronickom a digitálnom umení v kontexte vizuálnej kultúry (Bratislava: AFAD Press, 2005) (Slovak)
  • Katarína Rusnáková, História a teória mediálneho umenia na Slovensku (Bratislava: AFAD Press, 2006), with DVD (Slovak)
  • Magdaléna Kobzová (ed.), Multiplace 2007, catalogue (Bratislava: Multiplace, 2007)
  • Slávo Krekovič a Pavel Sedlák, "Má pojem nová média dnes ještě co říci?", in: Literární noviny 31 (2007). [334]
  • Miloš Štofko, Od abstrakcie po živé umenie: Slovník pojmov moderného a postmoderného umenia, Slovart, 2007. [335]
  • Martin Beťko, "Hysteria.sk a Kyberia.sk – sonda do virtuálnej komunity", Brno: Masarykova Univerzita v Brně, Fakulta sociálních studií, Katedra mediálních studií a žurnalistiky. Consultant: David Kořínek, 2008. Master thesis. [336]
  • Ivana Madariová, "Festival ako sociálny experiment", Flash Art 9, July-October 2008. (Slovak) PDF
  • Jan Rylich, "Ivor Diosi", Flash Art 9, July-October 2008. (Czech) PDF
  • Diana Olčáková, "Michal Murin", Vlna 37 (2008), pp 8-18 (Slovak)
  • Mária Rišková, "Agónia a extáza nových médií", Flash Art 9, July-October 2008. (Slovak)
  • Zuzana Husárová, "Písanie v interaktívnych médiách. Digitálna fikcia", Bratislava: Ústav svetovej literatúry Slovenskej akadémie vied v Bratislave, 2009. Consultant: Bogumiła Suwara. Doctoral thesis. [337]
  • Jozef Cseres, Michal Murin (eds.), Od analógového k digitálnemu. Nové pohľady na nové umenia v audiovizuálnom veku, Fakulta výtvarných umení, Akadémia umení v Banskej Bystrici, 2011. (Slovak) [338]
  • Katarína Rusnáková, Rozšírené spôsoby diváckej recepcie digitálneho umenia, Fakulta výtvarných umení, Akadémia umení v Banskej Bystrici, 2011. (Slovak) [339]
Digital prints
  • Michal Murin: Digital Male. Central European project of Exhibition of digital prints. Interview with Michal Boďa. In: Profil 4/2000. [340] (Slovak)
  • Zuzana Habšudová, "What have computers got to do with classic art?", In: The Slovak Spectator. October 2002. [341]

Hungary[edit]

  • János Sugár (ed.), Buldózer. Médiaelméleti antológia, 1997. (Hungarian) [342]
  • Drótos, Schiller, Karácsony, Beke, Moldován, Auby (eds.), Magyar tartalom. Írások a magyar webkultúráról, C3 Kulturális és Kommunikációs Központ, Budapest, 1997. (Hungarian) [343] [344]
  • Iván Horváth (ed.), Contentware, Gépeskönyv Contentware Labs, 1999. [345]
  • Zsuzsanna Tószegi, "A highly personal overview on Hungarian CD-ROMs", [346]
  • Michal Murin, "C3. Rozhovor s Miklósom Peternákom", Profil 4, 2000, pp 56-64 (Slovak) PDF
  • Nina Czegledy, "Media Art: The Hungarian Model", CIAC's Electronic Art Magazine 12 (2001) [347]
  • Maja and Reuben Fowkes, "Budapest Box: The Hidden Scene in the 1990s", in: Umelec: Contemporary Art and Culture, no.3 2002. [348]
  • Miklós Peternák, "Art beyond the Pictorial Turn", 2008. [349]

Poland[edit]

  • Ryszard Kluszczyński, Obrazy na wolności. Studia z historii sztuk medialnych w Polsce, 1998, Wydawnictwo Instytutu Kultury, ISBN 83-85323-62-7
  • Ryszard Kluszczyński, Film – wideo – multimedia. Sztuka ruchomego obrazu w erze elektronicznej (1999, wyd. II z 2002)
  • Ryszard Kluszczyński, Społeczeństwo informacyjne. Cyberkultura. Sztuka multimediów (2001, wyd. II 2002)
  • Lukasz Ronduda, Strategie subwersywne w sztukach medialnych, Krakow: Rabid, 2006 (Polish) [350]
  • Monika Górska-Olesińska, Słowo w sieci. Elektroniczne dyskursy, 2008
  • Ryszard Kluszczyński, Sztuka interaktywna. Od dzieła-instrumentu do interaktywnego spektaklu (2010, wyd. I)
  • Eugeniusz Wilk, Monika Górska-Olesińska (eds.), Od liberatury do e-literatury, 2011
  • Monika Górska-Olesińska, Od liberatury do e-literatury 2. Remiksy, remediacje, redefinicje, 2012
  • Andrzej Gwóźdź (ed.), Między obrazem a narracją. Szkice z teorii telewizji, „Wiedza o Kulturze”, Wrocław, 1990, s. 110.
  • Andrzej Gwóźdź (ed.), Pejzaże audiowizualne. Telewizja, wideo, komputer, Kraków 1997, Wyd. Universitas, ISBN 83-7052-346-3
  • Andrzej Gwóźdź, Sław Krzemień-Ojak (eds.), Intermedialność w kulturze końca XX wieku, Białystok, 1998
  • Andrzej Gwóźdź (ed.), Widzieć, myśleć, być: technologie mediów, Kraków 2001, Wyd. Universitas, ISBN 83-7052-593-8
  • Aleksandra Kaminska, Mediating Poles: Media Art and Critical Experiments of the Polish Site, 2004-2009, Toronto: York University, 2012. PhD Thesis.
  • Joanna Kordjak-Piotrowska, Stanisław Welbel (eds.), Kosmos wzywa. Sztuka i nauka w długich latach sześćdziesiątych [Cosmos Calling! Art and Science in the Long Sixties], Warsaw: Zachęta – Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, 2014. (Polish)
  • Agnieszka Jelewska (ed.), Sztuka i technologia w Polsce. Od cyberkomunizmu do kultury makerow, Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 2014, 277 pp. (Polish)

Yugoslavia[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

  • Dejan Sretenovic lecture on Media Art in Serbia, MonteVideo/Amsterdam, 2 May 2000. [352]
  • Branka Curcic, "The constant state of emergency: Report from Serbian media scene", 2003. [353]
  • Zana Poliakov, "Think in layers: Piracy dilemma in Serbia", ISEA Newsletter #93, 2003. [354]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

  • Darko Zovko, "Sarajevo Link", 1995. [355]
  • Seki Tatlic, "Fragmentation space. A brief overview of media and art in Bosnia", ISEA Newsletter #93, 2003. [356]

Romania[edit]

  • Eliza Deac, "On the matter of language in digital works", 2010. [357]
  • Calin Dan, "Media Arts Get Media Free: A Small Anthology of Older Views", in: Transitland: Video Art From Central and Eastern Europe: 1989-2009, 2009.

Bulgaria[edit]

Albania[edit]

  • Geert Lovink, "Media Art in Albania, First Steps. An Interview with Eduard Muka (Tirana)" (1996) [358]
  • Geert Lovink, "After the Chaos - A New Beginning for Albania. An Interview with Edi Muka - part 2" (1996) [359]

Lithuania[edit]

  • Renata Šukaitytė, "New Media Art in Lithuania", Athena: Philosophical Studies (3/2008). [360], [361]
  • Renata Šukautytė, "Media art as a scientific-experimental space. The case of Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian art in the 20th (2nd part)–21st centuries", Menotyra, vol 15, Nr 2, 2008, pp 50-61. [362]
  • Face the Unexpected: Media Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, catalogue, 2006, [363]

Latvia[edit]

  • Acoustic space, 1998 and 1999. Net audio publications. Both issues are collections of net activists writtings, presentations and interviews focusing on subjects of networking, media culture theory, models of collaboation and exchanging experience in technological and creative process. Both issues are complemented by presentation of on media culture projects in Latvia and projects developed by international collaborative organisations and individuals.
  • Māra Traumane, "Words - Worlds. New Media in Latvia", Mare Articum 2 (7), 2000. Includes interview with members of E-Lab. [364]
  • Māra Traumane, "The Question of Changes: The 1990s in Latvian Art", 2002. [365]
  • Māra Traumane, "Interview with Mara Traumane on her research in Latvia". [366]
  • Face the Unexpected: Media Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, catalogue, 2006, [367]

Estonia[edit]

  • Raivo Kelomees, "Kunstiserverid ja võrgukunstniku argileib" [Art Servers and Daily Bread of Net.Artist], 1998, [368]
  • Estonica encyclopedia, "Contemporary technologies and art". [369]
  • Face the Unexpected: Media Art from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, catalogue, 2006, [370]
  • Estonica encyclopedia, "Time of re-independence — the 1990s in art". [371]
  • Raivo Kelomees, "The State of Estonian Media Art AD 1998", in: Estonian Art, nr 1, 1998. [372]
  • Katrin Kivimaa, "Eine Identität or Keine Identität: Zeitgenössische Kunst und Neue Medien in Estland", Springerin 1999 (German), 5 pages.
  • Katrin Kivimaa, "Changing spaces: new media/art in Estonian Culture", Mare Articum 2 (7), 2000. 30 pages. [373]
  • Hanno Soans and Anders Härm, "We Are Glad it's All Over", 2002. [374] [375]
  • Katrin Kivimaa (ed.), Avalöök: uus meedia ja kunst Eestis [Opening acts: new media and art in Estonia], Estonian Academy of Arts, 2004. (Estonian), 108 pages, ISBN 998594657X
  • Raivo Kelomees, Meediakunsti ajalugu ja elektroonilise kunsti probleemid [History and Problems of Media Art]. Media art history teaching tool, 1996/99. [376] [377]

Ukraine[edit]

  • Ianina Prudenko. "Media Art in Ukraine: The state of the theory and practice". May 2011. [378] [379]
  • Ianina Prudenko. "Współczesna sztuka ukraińska i nowe technologie". Sierpień/wrzesień 2009. [380]
  • Aaron Moulton. "A Revolution on Standby. Author Aaron Moulton tries a 72 Hours jump into Kiev's Contemporary Art scene". August 2007. [381]
  • Katya Stukalova, "In Expectation of Reloading: Ukrainian Media Art", 2005. (English, Czech, Spanish). [382] [383]
  • Galina Miazhevich, "Recent Developments in the Post-Soviet New Media: Ukraine and Belarus", presented at the F3 RuNet in a Global Context conference, 2011. [384]
  • Ianina Prudenko, "Ukrainian Media Art: Twenty Years of Experience", 3/4 27/28, 2012. (English/Slovak)

Art theory, Art history, Media theory[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Hungary[edit]

  • Miklós Peternák, The Influence of Conceptual Art within Hungary, 1997 [386]

See also[edit]

Colophon[edit]

The first phase of this research (2009-11) was supported by cOL-mE, International Visegrad Fund, and ERSTE Foundation.

Contributors include Dušan Barok, Guy van Belle, Nina Czegledy, Lenka Dolanová, Eva Krátká, Magdaléna Kobzová, Barbora Šedivá, Joanna Walewska, Darko Fritz, Miro A. Cimerman, Matko Meštrović, Paul Stubbs, Rarita Szakats, Călin Man, Raluca Velisar, Miklós Peternák, János Sugár, Pit Schultz, Diana McCarty, Barbara Huber, Maxigas, Miloš Vojtěchovský, Grzegorz Klaman, František Zachoval, Sølve N.T. Lauvås, and many others.