Will Firth | Translator

Will Firth
Dunckerstrasse 11
10437 Berlin
Phone 030 - 444 8398

Russian - English

Literature

Anets
"Anets" by Yekaterina Mikhailovskaya, BODY, http://bodyliterature.com/2013/11/23/yekaterina-mikhailovskaya
Meanjin, ETERNAL SUMMER Double Issue, Vol. 66 no. 4, 2007 - Vol. 67 no. 1, 2008
"Traders" by Dmitri Novoselov, Words Without Borders, http://wordswithoutborders.org/article/traders
Dmitri Novoselov
"Alevtina" by Dmitri Novoselov, BODY, http://bodyliterature.com/2013/07/28/dmitri-novoselov
Meanjin, ETERNAL SUMMER Double Issue, Vol. 66 no. 4, 2007 - Vol. 67 no. 1, 2008
Konstantin Paustovsky "The Nose of the Badger", Meanjin, ETERNAL SUMMER Double Issue, Vol. 66 no. 4, 2007 - Vol. 67 no. 1, 2008, pp. 73-75
Lend the King a Hand
Lend the King a Hand, novel by Igor Hergenröther, translated 2002 (commended by the judges of the John Dryden Translation Competition 2003, http://www.bcla.org, but as yet unpublished), 140 pages

Read excerpt here.

Humanities

Sweet Sixties

Articles by Boris Chukhovich and Viktor Misiano
Sweet Sixties: Specters and Spirits of a Parallel Avant-Garde, Georg Schöllhammer and Ruben Arevshatyan (eds.), Sternberg Press 2014

Imperial Pomp: Post-Soviet High-Rise

Articles by Dmitriy Chmelnitzki and Irina Korobina in Imperial Pomp: Post-Soviet High-Rise, Kerber Verlag 2013, 176 pages, ISBN 978-3-86678-798-8

Post Soviet Agitprop, Dmitry Astakhov

"Post Soviet Agitprop"
Dmitry Astakhov, 24 Dokumente von heute, Daniela Janser and Thomas Seelig (eds.), Fotomuseum Winterthur, 2012

Boris Mikhailolov
Boris Mikhailov's foreword to his volume of photographs Tea Coffee Cappuccino, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 2011, ISBN 978-3-86560-877-2
GENDER CHECK
“The Tactics and Strategy of Resisting Masculine Culture: A Long-Term Artistic Project”, Anna Alchuk, Gender Check: A Reader: Art and Theory in Eastern Europe, ed. Bojana Pejić et al., Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne 2010, ISBN 978-3-86560-883-3
Fomuska
Texts for the exhibition catalogue Micol Assaël: ľȺ / Fomuška, Kunsthalle Fridericianum (Kassel), Secession (Vienna) & Museion (Bolzano/Bozen) 2010, ISBN 978-3-86560-797-3
AIDS in Odessa
Boris Mikhailov's foreword to AIDS in Odessa, Andrea Diefenbach, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2008
Sergey Bratkov - Glory Days / Heldenzeiten
"The Picture Hunter: A conversation with Sergey Bratkov, Anna Alchuk and Mikhail Ryklin", Sergey Bratkov - Glory Days / Heldenzeiten, Verlag Scheidegger & Spiess AG, Zürich, 2008, pp. 54-60
documenta 12 magazines
"The Political Positions of Andrei Monastyrsky" by Anatoly Osmolovsky (3 pages) and "Art and its Thresholds" by Keti Chukhrov (10 pages) for documenta 12 magazines, 2006 and 2007
Pavel Pepperstein and Guests
Essay and discussion between the Russian artists Pepperstein, Groys and Kabakov, Pavel Pepperstein and Guests, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2004, 69 pages
Dream Factory Communism: The Visual Culture of the Stalinist Era
Alexander Morozov "Socialist Realism – Factory of the New Man", Dream Factory Communism: The Visual Culture of the Stalinist Era, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2003, 18 pages
Russian Capitalism and the Global Economy
Russian Capitalism and the Global Economy, MPST (Russian unionists), 2001, 20 pages, http://struggle.ws/eastern/russia_global99.html
Make Way for the Working Class!: The Russian Workers
‘Make Way for the Working Class!’: The Russian Workers’ Uprising in Novocherkassk, 1962, A. Shubin, P. Siuda and A. Tarasov, 1997, 30 pages, http://www.savanne.ch/tusovka/en/will-firth/novocher.html
Cultural Property of the Ukraine Lost as a Result of World War II: Problems of Research and Restitution
Cultural Property of the Ukraine Lost as a Result of World War II: Problems of Research and Restitution, conference documentation of the Coordination Office of the German States for the Return of Cultural Property, Bremen, 1995, 15 pages
The Resurgence of Nationalism in the USSR and its Implications for State-Ethnic Relations
The Resurgence of Nationalism in the USSR and its Implications for State-Ethnic Relations, A.B. Zubov and A.M. Salmin, 1990 (for the Department of Political Science at the Australian National University, Canberra), 23 pages
Fringe-Groups and Marginalization in Soviet Society
Fringe-Groups and Marginalization in Soviet Society, Ye.N. Starikov, 1990 (for the Department of Political Science at the Australian National University, Canberra), 14 pages

Film

Revolt of the Fishermen

Subtitle translations for three historical films (Revolt of the Fishermen, Gorizont and A Kiss from Mary Pickford) shown at the Berlin Film Festival 2012 in the retrospective section devoted to the work of the Soviet-German film company Mezhrabpom, client: SUBS GbR, 2012

PINK TAXI
Subtitle translation for PINK TAXI by Uli Gaulke, client: SUBS GbR, 2009
pereSTROIKA - reCONSTRUCTION of a flat
Subtitle translation for pereSTROIKA - reCONSTRUCTION of a flat by Christiane Büchner, client: SUBS GbR, 2008
Absurdistan by V. Helmer-Filmproduktion
Subtitle editing for Absurdistan by V. Helmer-Filmproduktion, 2007
Karl Brunner by A. Maslyukov
Subtitle translation for Karl Brunner by A. Maslyukov, client: SUBS GbR, 2003
Broadway, Black Sea by Vitali Manski
Subtitle translation for Broadway, Black Sea by Vitali Manski, client: SUBS GbR, 2002
Russian Ark by Alexander Sokurov
Subtitle translation for Russian Ark by Alexander Sokurov, client: SUBS GbR, 2002

Film script translation for Highlander (working title) by Alexander Rodionov, client: SUBS GbR, 2002
Gorbachev. After the Empire
Subtitle translation for Gorbachev. After the Empire: Some Words by Vitali Manski, client: SUBS GbR, 2001
South. Border by Anton Adassinski
Subtitle translation for South. Border by Anton Adassinski, client: Theater Derevo, 2000
Missing Kisses by Nana Djordjadze
Subtitle translation for 27 Missing Kisses by Nana Djordjadze, client: SUBS GbR, 2000
Mother and Son by Alexander Sokurov
Subtitle editing for Mother and Son by Alexander Sokurov, Zero Film, 1997

Other

 Direct Struggle Against Capital

Peter Kropotkin’s preface to Mikhail Bakunin’s ”The Paris Commune and the Idea of the State”, Direct Struggle Against Capital, AK Press, 2014, ISBN: 9781849351706

The Ukrainian Revolution, Nestor Makhno

The first several chapters of The Ukrainian Revolution, Nestor Makhno (Volume 3 of his memoirs), Black Cat Press 2011, 242 pages, ISBN 978-1-926878-05-8