event / installation
To reveal „censored” content, participants present at the event had to use a specially prepared
megaphones/hairdryers covered with cork aggregate.
The texts on the pages refer to observation reports from public assemblies issued by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and Amnesty International. Both institutions began their observations in 2017 during protests and demonstrations, which erupted massively after the Polish government introduced changes to the Supreme Court regulations and adopted the Act on Cyclical Assemblies.
During the vernissage, the viewers were constantly observed. New pages of the report were immediately added to the memoryboards hanging on the walls.
The language of these reports as well as used „censorship” refers to surveillance techniques used by the Polish Security Service against members of the anti-communist movement in the years 1956–1989.