A lecture of the Bydgoszcz Academy of Art.
Maciej Szymanowicz. Icons of 20th century photography
Lecture combined with a guided tour of the exhibition In the stream of time. Together with Maciej Szymanowicz, the participants will be able to trace the history of photography based on selected photographs from the Lola Garrido collection.
Professor Maciej Szymanowicz – art historian specializing in the history of photography. He is currently an associate professor at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. He also teaches at the University of Arts in Poznan. From January 2005 to July 2010, he was the director of the Gallery of Photography “pf” in Poznan. In the years 2005–2015, a member of the programme board of the Biennial of Photography in Poznan. He has collaborated with many institutions: National Museum in Warsaw, organising the exhibition of Jan Bułhak (2006), National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, for the exhibition: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945 (2007), and with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, for the project OBJECT: PHOTO. Modern Photographs. The Thomas Walther Collection 1909–1949 (2013-2014). Author of numerous publications, among others, a book titled A Disturbed era. Polish artistic photography in the years 1945-1955 (2016).
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