Ewa Partum

born 1945

Ewa Partum, ‘Active Poetry’ 1971
Active Poetry 1971
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Ewa Partum, ‘Active Poetry’ 1971–3
Ewa Partum
Active Poetry 1971–3
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Ewa Partum (born 1945, Grodzisk Mazowiecki near Warsaw, Poland) is a poetry artist, performance artist, filmmaker, mail artist, and conceptual artist. Her involvement with feminist movements and themes includes the WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution in Los Angeles in 2007. Her honors include an exhibition honoring female artists’ work at the Regional Contemporary Art Fund of Lorraine (Frac Lorraine) in Metz, France.

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Ewa Partum – ‘It is the Obligation of Every Woman to be a Feminist’ | TateShots

Ewa Partum’s famous Active Poetry installation was inspired by Marcel Proust and the typeface of public signs in Communist Poland.



Ewa Partum, Visual Poetry 2006

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