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The aim of this publication is to draw attention to the documentary oeuvre of Marek Piasecki (1935-2011), artist, graphic designer, author of installations, heliographs and miniatures, member of the Second Krakow Group. The book comprises a selection of 150 photographs, based on Piasecki’s archive of negatives digitized by the Archeology of Photography...
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The photobook contains images taken by Marek Piasecki in 1952-1960. Among the people visible in the photographs, we may recognize i.a.: Joanna Turowicz-Piasecka. A vast number of the published negatives have a note ‘Mury i Muralia’ (‘Walls and Wall-Paintings’) handwritten by Piasecki on the original wrappers.
A publication of over 300 pages first and foremost presents the artist’s designs from the area of exhibition design, film-related design, book and poster design and finally didactics and remains an important contribution to the history of Polish design. It is also a complement of the catalogue which two years ago accompanied the exhibition in Zachęta...
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Antoni Zdebiak treated art as a process and a ritual, and his own body – as a tool. In his photographs, he usually became his own model. His archive contains hundreds of self-portraits. There are classic examples among them, in which we can see Antoni Zdebiak’s face or rather hundreds of his faces. In other works, we observe him in action.
One of the publications accompanying the exhibtion „Living Archives”. Jakub Certowicz’s work focuses around the topic of the archive itself – both as a place and an idea.
Catalogue for Mariusz Hermanowicz's exhibition "What might photography be used for?".
A catalogue for the exhibtion Andrzej Georgiew: Layers shown on Kraków Photomonth 2017. Andrzej Georgiew was a photographer who never made projects or series, and yet who left behind a remarkably coherent oeuvre. Man is central to his interest; above all, the human face.
The book LUX, devoted to the subject of light, concerned with that which is immaterial, often undefined or invisible.
The book accompanies the exhibition Wojciech Zamecznik: Photography in all its forms on view form September 21 until December 31, 2016 at the Musée de l'Elysée.
Archive photographs from Sogn og Fjordane in Norway, which, by Buczkowska’s drawing interventions, give the women portrayed, new identities.
The Archive of Zofia Chomętowska’s works is now divided between two collections, the Museum of Warsaw (the photographs of the capital from the interwar period, during the war and post-war materials) and the Archaeology of Photography Foundation (photographs from her native Polesie and her émigré life in Argentina).
Over eighty illustrations – archival photographs and selected contemporary works presented in the book tell the story of deterioration, operations performed by artists, and the materiality of photography.
The book, comprising seven essays, tells the story of one of the least investigated and, at the same time, one of the richest areas of photography – applied and non-artistic photography.
60 industrial photographs by Tadeusz Sumiński (1924-2009) with texts by Wojciech Wilczyk and Marta Przybyło-Ibadullajev.
Lives of the Unholy attempts to examine the issue of the demolition of monuments at the time of the political transformation in Poland. The artist is especially interested in the aspect of visibility / non-visibility—while some of them were torn down, others continue their existence while being symbolically invisible.
Forgotten portraits of Dołęga, the village in Lesser Poland, from the beginning of the 20th Century, from the archive of Jadwiga Wolska.
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Zbigniew Dłubak (1921-2005), one of the most important photographer of the Polish post-war avant garde started working on the theme of the female nude around 1958 and continued it for the rest of his practice.
This publication is a first anthology of Dłubak’s texts since the end of 70s. Zbigniew Dłubak was a photographer, painter, art theoretician, on of the most important figures of the Polish photographic and artistic community after 1945.
Archivo Privado is a previously unpublished selection from Chomętowska’s private archive.
Informément (eng. formlessly) shows the variety of Lewczyński’s artwork. Through the mixture of iconic photographs like Crucifiction or Wawel Heads with color photographs, his way of describing reality is very contemporary.
‘et(h)er’ consists of archival forensic pictures, and photographs of tools of crime taken by the author. The book is a voice in a discourse of the functioning of death images in visual culture.
With over 140 images by an icon of Polish photography, Zofia Rydet, a cutting-edge graphic design by Wojciech Zamecznik, and meaningful quotes from the writings of Janusz Korczak.
Wojciech Zamecznik (1923-1967), was an outstanding graphic artists, and one of the founders of the “Polish school of posters”. In his practice Zamecznik consistently employed photographs he had personally taken—transforming them in the course of experiments with different light-sensitive techniques.
In the years 1930-1952, Serving as the inspector of the Warsaw University Botanic Garden, Roman Kobendza, Sc.D. systematically photographed groups of plants in successive sections of the Garden. The resulting negatives, each labeled with the name of the species and a date, amassed in several boxes marked with an almost calligraphic writing, represent a...
Previously unknown photographic series by Zbigniew Dłubak, documenting the final stage of the construction of the 10th-Anniversary Stadium in 1955.
A visual extract of exhibitions of the same title in the Archeology of Photography Foundation as a part of the Living Archives project.
Restaurant brings together three stories: that of the fall of a restaurant in the suburbs of Warsaw that saw its glory days before 1989; that of the fall of the family that used to run it; and a fragment of Polish history – the transformation from communism to capitalism.
Playing the Archive is an attempt to reinterpret the archive, but also the entire oeuvre, of photographer Jerzy Lewczyński.
The book is a catalogue published alongside Nicolas Grospierre’s project The Picture Which Grows, realized in the apartment of Tadeusz Sumiński (1924-2009).
The Archive as a Project. The Politics and Poetics of the (Photo) Archive – the post-conference publication, published as part of the FotoRejestr project, edited by Krzysztof Pijarski.
The book “Zofia Chomętowska, Polesie. Photographs from 1925-1939” contains over 200 photographs together with texts describe the artwork of Chomętowska and the history of the area on the Second Polish Republic’s eastern borderlands.
The American Woman, a book of Zofia Chomętowska’s photographs in the interpretation of Jakub Śwircz and Kuba Dąbrowski. The publication resembles a small notebook that can be browsed with casual pleasure. The visual material, never published before, shows fragments of prewar Poland’s daily life.
The first comprehensive anthology of writings of Lech Lechowicz, a renowned photography expert, offering an invaluable contribution to the research of 20th-century art in Poland.
The Little Man/ Awaiting exhibition is a combination of the photographs of two artists – Zofia Rydet, a classic polish photographer and Julia Staniszewska, an acclaimed new generation artist.
The catalogue for the first Warsaw solo exhibition of Chomętowska’s photography since the 70s. Zofia Chomętowska was one of the most important and most active female photographers in the interwar period (1918-1939), the pioneer of Polish photojournalism.
“Interior” is a catalogue for an exhibition of Dłubak’s Existences series.
A small catalogue of an exhibition of the same title presents a fragment of the least known period in the artist’s practice