Afteur Pasteur

Bacteria and microbes, we are told, are our enemies, so many foreign agents against whom we erect a liquid wall of hand sanitizer. For their first exhibition at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Slavs and Tatars present Afteur Pasteur: a sour milk bar as sanatorium, to reconsider our relationship with the original foreigner or Other: the microbe. Found across the artists’ Eurasian remit–whether it’s kefir in eastern Europe, ayran in Turkey or kumis across Central Asia–fermented milk offers a different, affective understanding of modernity than the one suggested by the Enlightenment and ushered in full force by Louis Pasteur. Afteur Pasteur visits fermentation and milk , in particular, to better understand issues our anthropocene moment: from militarization to the migrant crisis.

Afteur Pasteur

Towarzystwo Szubrawców

Qit Qat Qlub


Mirrors for Princes (Book)

Mirrors for Princes (Show)

Love Letters

Ezan Çılgıŋŋŋŋŋları

The Naughty Nasals (Show)

Naughty Nasals (Book)


Tranny Tease (pour Marcel)


Kitab Kebab

Long Legged Linguistics

Friendship of Nations (Book)


Never Give Up The Fruit

Molla Nasreddin the antimodern

Khhhhhhh (Show)

Khhhhhhh (Book)

Reverse Joy

Régions d’être

Not Moscow, Not Mecca (Show)

Not Moscow, Not Mecca (Book)


Mystical Protest


The Age of the Antimodern

Molla Nasreddin

Friendship of Nations: Polish Shi’ite Showbiz

Dear 1979, Meet 1989

79.89.09 (Publication)

A Monobrow Manifesto

When in Rome

Love Me, Love Me Not (Installations)

Love Me, Love Me Not (Book)

Idź na Wschód!

Hymns of No Resistance

Resist Resisting God

Kidnapping Mountains (Show)

Kidnapping Mountains (Book)

Rebuilding the Pantheon

A Thirteenth Month Against Time (Book)


Drafting Defeat: 10th century Roadmaps, 21st century Disasters