‘Consumer Art’ and Other Commodity Aesthetics in Eastern Europe under Communist Rule

  This essay was written for a book which was published by Centrum Sztuki Nowoczesnej in Warsaw in January 2017.   In 2015 works from Natalia LL’s ‘Consumer Art’ (1972-5) series featured in Tate Modern’s exhibition, The World Goes Pop. Here, Natalia LL’s reflections on desire and satisfaction were placed in in the company of … Continue reading

Personal Search

Here is a discussion of an undeservedly obscure Polish film, Rewizja Osobista / Personal Search, 1972. It was commissioned by the Bureau of Loose Associations / Piktogram.