The Family Calls Me a Tiger Tamer

The Family Calls Me a Tiger Tamer
Matěj Lipavský

Matěl Lipavský presents linocuts for the book Věra Jirousová tweets 1956-1963.

They originated in the talks about the text with its discoverer Tobias Jirous, with the use of photographs from the family archive, from the effort to represent the atmosphere of the 50s and 60s in Czechoslovakia as seen through the eyes of a peculiar adult schoolgirl. The story of the unstoppable rise of the distinctive consciousnes and language of the significant poet, art historian and brave dissident.