Temporary Exhibition: Dialogue of Fate and Soul. Stanisław Vincenz
The National Museum in Szczecin - The Dialogue Centre Upheavals | Plac Solidarności 1, 70-515 Szczecin, Polska

"The Dialogue of Fate and Soul. Stanisław Vincenz (1888–1971)” is an exhibition that is to be open at NMS–DCU on January 9th 2018. 

Stanisław Vincenz, a writer originating from a family of oil industrialists, studied in Vienna, fought in World War I and Polish-Bolshevik war. In 1920s and 1930s he was an active culture creator and public activist. In 1939 he spent several months in NKVD prison. In spring 1940 he illegally got to Hungary, from where, in 1945, he moved to France. Connected with Paris "Culture" since the establishing of the magazine, he spent his last years in Lausanne. Vincenz represents the generation of Polish emigration authors, under censorship in Polish People's Republic. The exhibition presents the most important stages of his biography and main plots of his output.  

The author of the exhibition scenario is Jan A. Choroszy, a scientist at University of Wrocław. The organizers of the exhibition are: The Institute of Polish Philology of University of Wrocław and the Wrocław Branch of The Institute of National Remembrance in cooperation with The Museum of University of Wrocław, Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich, Bruno Schulz Festival and Wrocław Community.

The exhibition has been presented at numerous Polish universities and cultural institutions. In Szczecin it will be available till the end of February.    

 

 

Dialogue of Fate and Soul. Stanisław Vincenz (1888–1971)

The National Museum in Szczecin - The Dialogue Centre Upheavals
1 Solidarności Sq., conference room
Exhibition dates: January 9th 2018 – February 28th 2018

Curator: Jan A. Choroszy

Organizers: Instytut Filologii Polskiej Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego i Oddział Instytutu Pamięci Narodowej we Wrocławiu in cooperation with Muzeum Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, Zakładem Narodowym im. Ossolińskich, Festiwalem im. Brunona Schulza and Wrocław

 

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