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Sezgin Boynik

Sezgin Boynik (b. 1977) lives and works in Helsinki, having completed a PhD on the cultural politics of Black Wave in Yugoslavia from 1963 to 1972. He has published texts about punk, cultural nationalism, the Situationist International, Yugoslavian cinema, and the relation between aesthetics and politics. He co-edited Nationalism and Contemporary Art (2007), and co-authored a book on An Interrupted History of Punk and Underground Resources in Turkey, 1978-1999 (2008).

He also authored Counter-constructivist Model (2012); Still Stealing Steel: Historical-Materialist Study of Zaum (2014); Noise After Babel: Language Unrestrained (2015); and On Lenin: Atlases, Herbariums, Rituals (2017). He is founder and editor of Rab-Rab: Journal for Political and Formal Inquiries in Art.