'This picture of a plastic palm tree in the fog is from Paulina Korobkiewicz’s Disco Polo project, documenting the aesthetic of Poland’s transition to global capitalism after 1989. It’s an interesting example of how Western consumerism impacted the minds, tastes, dreams, aspirations and visual culture of the country. Many oppositions meet in this shot: not just East and West. There is a sense of melancholy to it, as well as a sense of humour. This photo of a modern non-place could exist in any corner of the world —but it also reflects something very unique to Poland.'
- Anastasiia Fedorova, It's Nice That
All copies signed and numbered.
Publication: September 2016 London
Edition: Second, 150 copies
Size: 240 x 170mm
Format: Hardback, Linnen over board cover,
Deboss outer cover, Section sewn, Case bound
Type of paper: 170gsm Galerie Plus Matt
Type of printing: Litho 4+4 + Matt coating
Number of pages: 84 with 45 images
Essay: Natalia Domagala
Printed by: Evolution Print
Price: £25 + Shipment
'Disco Polo is a collection of photographs presenting visual chaos in the common space. Neon colours replacing grey plattenbau from the Polish People's Republic, false plants in granite flowerpots, a roadside palm tree in a winter landscape.'
- Michał Dąbrowski, Culture.pl
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