LAURA MAKABRESKU’S PHOTO SERIES “DAYS OF PURIFICATION”. A VOYAGE INTO A POLISH PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL AND INTO THE PAIN OF REBIRTH.
“Kάθαρσις”(read: Katharsis). In the atavistic Greece, katharsis found its place in magical rites, performed to clear the body from all corruptions, illness and contaminations. Later on, philosopher Pythagoras spread a more mystic way to conceive catharsis, which turned to be intended as a spiritual purification from passions and irrationality. Following
I get that everybody knows Government Flu and Drip of Lies, and the better known Polish band of all should be Brygada Kryzys – but that’s a whole different story. There’s a bunch of Polish guys that play in a hell of a lot of very good different sounding bands
I am starting this discussion of the film Demon (Poland, 2015) in a different place than when I originally watched it a few months ago. While it already seemed timely to discuss in relation to many aspects of American politics and the rise of extreme nationalist groups, I did not
Ohyda is a dark hardcore punk band from Lublin, Poland, featuring ex-members of Alert! Alert!. Having formed in early 2015 shortly after the previous band’s end, they played their first gig on May 1st of that year. Inspired by music like Siekiera, Tragiedia, and Atak, Ohyda brings psychedelic and postpunk
It is a concept; a constant need to deconstruct the reality. ‘Cause we’re not happy with it and need to create our own constructions. – Patryca Proniewska, Belgrado. There is something innately primal about Belgrado. While it’s easy to feel nostalgic when taking in this Barcelona-based post-punk outfit, the band
Not all doom will crush you, have you running for your bong, or will put a spell on you – because some doom will expand your mind while doing everything I mentioned. Case in point: Poland’s SUNNATA, whose new album Zorya is a cosmic ride I don’t want to end! CVLT Nation has been given the