Catalogue of the award exhibition. The annual competition for the grant of the Vordemberge-Gildewart Foundation takes place in different European countries – in 2018, with its second edition in Poland.
The catalogue of an exhibition in MOCAK’s most important series comprised reproductions of works by 60 artists as well as text by authors including Mieczysław Porębski, Stanisław Obirek and Włodek Goldkorn, with their distinctive takes on the concept of motherland in different contexts.
During 1942–1945 Zofia Posmysz was a prisoner at Auschwitz-Birkenau, where she worked in the kitchen and the food warehouse as a scribe. She survived the death march to the KL Ravensbrück, spending the final months of the war in the Neustadt-Glewe camp. After the war she devoted herself to becoming a writer and educator and became a journalist. The experience of the Holocaust became her mission. The richly illustrated publication is a compilation of Zofia Posmysz’s reminiscences and stories recorded by Maria Anna Potocka.
An extensive publication accompanying Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart’s exhibition is divided into text and album parts.
The publication accompanied the exhibition of the same title.The volume comprises numerous reproductions of Leon Chwistek’s art pieces and a number of his texts that have never been published before, as well as some essays by authors including Jakub Kornhauser, Maria Anna Potocka and Jan Woleński.