Behind the Curtain

During the 1970s, many East European citizens dreamed of going West.  Behind the Curtain is an autobiographical account of two young art students who travelled the other way. Studying and working in Poland, they found themselves part of a vibrant community producing visionary work across the arts – even as prices rocketed, trade unions drove social unrest and, finally, tanks appeared in the streets.   A unique collaboration interweaving two distinctive styles,  Behind the Curtain combines life, art and politics to reveal the cultural environment that flourished despite the harsh realities of the Communist state. When toilet paper is worth its weight in gold, what price do you put on expression?
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Genres
Biography Non-Fiction
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Page Count

252 Pages

Print Release Date

March 19 2015

Digital Release Date

October 10 2018

Age Rating

15+ Only

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