Monthly Archives: March 2013

The pleasure garden

The history of Kalisz public garden is a story of modernity and public spaces constructed within. Desire, commodities, money, gender, race, power, Empire, history and culture: those categories shaped narratives of this modern “Eden” around the year 1900. To read more, follow the photo-link (Polish only). Advertisements

Prewar Warsaw

From “Warszawa 1935” digital movie scenario of prewar Warsaw, released this month. Fascination of unpresent architectural landscape, culture and the myth of 19th. century “Belle Epoque” city.

Immersed in history

First thing that some of the people still living here remember, like my Grandmother, is The Ghetto Wall. During the World War II Warsaw was divided into many cities by Nazi occupation and its everyday practices. The whole Muranów District, densely populated, living and colorful area of Jewish life and culture, was cut off in 1940 from […]