The photographs of the Wrocław ‘70 Visual Arts Symposium by Michał Diament, Zdzisław Holuka and Tadeusz Rolke provide a good starting point for a discussion about the role of photography in the process of art reproduction, decontextualisation and canonisation of ephemeral and spatial artistic activities. What is the relationship between photography and a work of art? Can a photograph become a new work dominating the documented object or activity? What is the connection between this peculiar photographic propaganda of art and the propaganda of the Polish People’s Republic?

Adam Mazur is an art historian and Americanist, lecturer at the University of Arts in Poznań, curator, editor-in-chief of the BLOK magazine.

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The lecture is part of the public programme accompanying the New Normativity exhibition. The exhibition was co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage from the Culture Promotion Fund, financed from surcharges for the games under state monopoly, in accordance with art. 80(1) of the Act on Gambling of 19 November 2009. Purchase of works for the MWW collection was co-financed by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage from the Culture Promotion Fund.

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The exhibition is part of the Wrocław 70/20 Symposium – a grassroots programme celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wrocław ’70 Visual Arts Symposium.