Andrzej Wróblewski - FROM WITHIN / FROM WITHOUT
Lecture by David Crowley
David Crowley: "Andrzej Wróblewski and the politics of testimony"
David Crowley - Professor in the School of Humanities at the Royal College of Art, London, where he runs the Critical Writing in Art & Design MA. He is the author of various books including National Style and Nation-State. Design in Poland (1992), Warsaw (2003) and editor – with Susan Reid – of three edited volumes: Socialism and Style. Material Culture in Post-war Eastern Europe (2000); Socialist Spaces. Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc (2003); and Pleasures in Socialism: Leisure and Luxury in the Eastern Bloc (2010). Crowley also curates exhibitions. They include “Cold War Modern” at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2008–2009; “The Power of Fantasy. Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland” at BOZAR, Brussels, 2011; and “Sounding the Body Electric. Experimental Art and Music in Eastern Europe” at Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, 2012.