Zero-61

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Artist group, active 1961-69. Members included Jozef Robakowski, Czesław Kuchta, Jerzy Wardak, Andrzej Różycki, Antoni Mikołajczyk, Wojciech Bruszewski.

According to Robakowski, the group drew inspiration from the "tradition of metaphorical montage known from interwar painting, photography, and avant-garde cinema."

One of Zero-61's most important presentations was an independent exhibition at a deserted smithy in 1969, where instead of photographs the viewer encountered 'objects for photographing'.

Articles
  • Jozef Robakowski, "The Live Gallery. Lodz progressive art movement 1969 -1992" [1]
  • Lech Lechowicz, "Photography and Media in the Polish Avant-Garde and Neo-Avant-Garde. Historical Essays as Side-Notes to the Collection of the Bieńkowski Brothers" [2]