The Orange Alternative was one of the most memorable social movements in the dying years of communism. Why? Because it involved painting dwarfs.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought various changes to everyday life – for example, in our shopping practices. How do today’s supermarket queues compare to those under communism in Poland?
Ethical fashion consumption may currently be in vogue, but it was once a necessity. In post-war Poland, hand-me-downs, recycled textiles, and handmade garments were all the norm.
Pablo Picasso visited Poland in 1948, where he struck up what proved to be a fruitful friendship with the “Przekrój” editor-in-chief.