History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
– Karl Marx
In the era of being “online,” freedom of speech resonates as information overload, in which contact with reality is as blurred as the boundaries of truth.
Analysing the characteristic phenomena of the Cold War leads to the conclusion that the current information field has long been ploughed by propaganda and disinformation. The effectiveness of the two contributed to the collapse of the USSR. When the sounds of the Cold War began to fade away, the empty space was immediately filled with the noise of information warfare.
Having witnessed the conflicts in Western Europe in recent years, I experience the polarisation and chaos of facts on my own skin.
Each of us, consciously or not, is a participant in the information war. We ask ourselves: Where is this sound coming from and where exactly is it supposed to go?
What is the Politics of Sound?
Born in 1993 in Zhytomyr, Ukraine, Sasza has graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Kiev and since 2017 he has studied at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław.
Winner of the Main Prize in the 3rd edition of the Wojciech Fangor National Student Painting Competition, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk (2020).