The Movement of Jewish Shadows
When Yael Bartana called into existence the Jewish Renaissance Movement in Poland, she automatically lost absolute control over it. Everyone who feels called out to the blackboard by her work can, and actually should, put in their two pennyworth about how they imagine the movement’s role, so let me make a few remarks myself.
New Europe’s nightmare
In Yael Bartana’s Polish video trilogy, aside from the politically symbolic aspects it contains, the Jewish Renaissance Movement in Poland (JRMiP) that she had initiated, announces its manifesto on a new experimental societal form.
A Polish Language Lesson for the Settlers’ Children
Let us teach ourselves and our children on the mistakes of neighbours. Let us not preserve bad habits and, at the same time, let us not be afraid to use that which functions on the fringes, in the dark and neglected recesses of language. I would like to note the didactic role of children’s rhymes and counting-out games.
A Polish State in the Land of Israel
“There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there. The other is to walk around the world till we come back to the same place”.
G. K Chesterton