Autoportret (Self-portrait) Quarterly on Good Space - issue entitled WAR

2014

Autoportret (Self-portrait) Quarterly on Good Space - issue entitled WAR / WOJNA

Place Kraków, Malopolska Institute of Culture, ul. Karmelicka 27, POLAND
Organizer Malopolska Institute of Culture / Małopolski Instytut Kultury
More info http://autoportret.pl/en/

The issue entitled ‘War’ is dealing with complex relationship between war and modernity. We ponder military conflicts in the context of social and technological dimensions of how modern societies work.
In this issue:
Harald Welzer explains why violence needs no motive,
Jean Louis-Cohen writes about the role of architects during World War II,
Dorota Jędruch discusses Le Corbusier involvement in war acitivities,
Vladimir Czumalo shows the rememberance ofthe Great War in Czech memorials
Dominika Vámos explores Hungarian architecs’ attitude towards two regimes – fascist and communism,
Matúš Dulla discusses the relationship of WWI with emergence of modern language of forms in Slovakia architecture .
Rossano Baronciani and Michał Wiśniewski analyse the image of war as created by the mass media,
Wojciech Wilczyk talks to Krzysztof Miller about war photography,
Daniela Patti, Levente Polyák analyse Maidan market space as a both architectural and political phenomenon,
Mateusz Curyło and Joanna Walewska demonstrate how the systems we depend on become battlefields for new wars, as yet undefined.
We are also pleased to inform you that the English version of the current issue of the ‘Autoportret’ quarterly is ready for download from our website www.autoportret.pl
The issue has been published with the financial support of the International Visegrad Fund.