The Anti-War Bulletin that accompanies the exhibition World War II – Drama, Symbol, Trauma with its graphic design echoes newspapers of the 1920s and 1930s. It has been subdivided into sections titled after parts of the exhibition, in the order of display: Portents of War, Anti-Semitism, Sonderaktion Krakau, Life in the Ghettos, The Warsaw Uprising, The Holocaust and Artist as a Witness to the Drama. The reader will find curatorial texts by Maria Anna Potocka, reproductions of works with descriptions, poems, fragments of source texts and comments by the social psychologist Professor Michał Bilewicz on examples of propaganda from the 1930s and the war time, as well as fact and comments by the historian Jan Jakub Grabowski.
The publication, available in Polish and English, will prove useful when viewing the exhibition.
texts: Michał Bilewicz, Jan Jakub Grabowski, Maria Anna Potocka, Martyna Sobczyk
translation: Bill Johnston, Anda MacBride
graphic design, DTP: Rafał Sosin
format: 170 × 230 mm
no. of pages: 52
The book has been published to accompany the exhibition:
World War II – Drama, Symbol, Trauma
curators: Maria Anna Potocka, Martyna Sobczyk
coordiator: Mirosława Bałazy
MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow