Mass and sculpture. Cult of the body in the XX century – lecture by Dr Przemysław Strożek

2019-04-11, 6:00 p.m.
How did avant-garde artists from the Central and Eastern Europe region react to the rise of popularity of sport as a culture for the masses and culture of the masses? We invite you to the lecture Mass and sculpture. The cult of the body in the XX century, which will be delivered by Dr Przemysław Strożek as part of the program accompanying the exhibition Years of Disarray. Art of the Avant-Garde in Central Europe 1908-1928. The art of avant-garde in Central Europe 1908-1928 presented until 9 June at the ICC Gallery.

Lecture will be conducted in Polish and translated into Polish sign language.

Dr Przemysław Strożek - assistant professor at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences, researcher of Italian futurism, Polish avant-garde, the basis of global modernism and contemporary art. Fulbright scholarship holder at the University of Georgia (Athens, GA), Isreal Academy of Sciences (Tel Aviv) and Accademia dei Lincei (Rome). Scholarship holder of the Foundation for Polish Science and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in the category of an outstanding young scientist. He is the author of several dozen scientific articles, the first monograph on the reception of Italian futurism in Poland: Marinetti and futurism in Poland (1909-1939). Presence - event contacts (2012), as well as books about German Dadaism: Nothing, that is, everything. Interpretations of the German dada (2016). Currently, he conducts research on the relationship of avant-garde art with sport in Central and Eastern Europe in 1918-1939 financed by the National Science Center.

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