Remembering, 1967

In 1967, the Monument to the Victims of Fascism was unveiled in Brzezinka (Birkenau). Zamecznik’s poster was part of the nationwide event. Low-key, reduced to lettering on a black background, Zamecznik deformed the word ‘Remembering’ and coloured it red. The simple gesture of deforming the letters serves as reference to the mechanisms of human memory, as it transforms and distorts the past. Remembering and its form, closer to everyday experience, only approximates the truth of past events.
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