Prelom (Break) is a periodical
for images and politics. It consists of two permanent columns: "Ideology
and it's Discontents" and "Reading
and it's Discontents"
column is born from the need to deal with basic structures defining
the domain of cultural and political praxis. Filling the blanks in understanding
of post-marxistic production of the former decade, this column examins
the possibillities of establishing a new, radical and pluralistic emancipatory
column is dedicated to the images, representations and displays. The
emphasis is placed on the proper understanding of the importance and
power of representation and, especially, itís role in the formation
of ideological and political constructs of society.
it's theoretical work, Prelom
is maintaining a close contact with contemporary art scene. Each issue
is promoting one artwork, created as a consequence of a "close
encounter", mutual reactions and coupling of art and theory.
2001, when magazine is established, it grew up to become a discussion
forum of it's kind, those discussions defining, by it's volume, new
models of interacting between theory, art and politics in the broader