Zbigniew LiberaBORN 1959, Pabianice
Zbigniew Libera was born in 1959 in Pabianice. He is one of few Polish visual artists without any artistic education. In the 80’s, he was part of the Kultura Zrzuta in Łódź, also one of the editors of the legendary Tango magazine. As the co-leader of the punk group Sternehoch, he combined performance and music. Creator of works on gender issues, traditional models of upbringing and social politics on the body, including works recognized as fundamental to critical art, for example Intimate Rites and How to Train Little Girls. Libera continued to explore this issue in the 90’s. Works created after the year 2000 discuss mainly the role and functioning of media images. The photographic series Positives and the book published together with Darek Foks What does a Liaison Officer do relate to these topics.