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1968: The fire of ideas


1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

Title: 1968: The fire of ideas

Author(s): Marcelo Brodsky

Photographer(s): Various photographers

Writer(s): Marcelo Brodsky, Felipe Ehrenberg, Anne Tucker

Designer(s): José Luis Lugo

Publisher(s): Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico

Year: 2018

Print run:

Language(s): English, Spanish

Pages: 64

Size: 24,5 x 32 cm

Binding: Hardcover

Edition:

Print: Artes Gráficas Palermo, Madrid, Spain

Nation(s) and year(s) of Protest: World, 1968

ISBN:



1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

1968: The fire of ideas is a photo book by various photographers worked by Marcelo Brodsky, on 1968 protests published by  Editorial RM, and others, Mexico City, Mexico,2018

A personal visual essay on the events of 1968 around the world, based in a long research by the artist in national, agency and personal archives to find the best images to illustrate each social movement. The images are then licensed, intervened with text and color. Placed in an installation all together, they recreate the apirit and the thoughts of the time, what was being discussed, which were the ideas…

Younger generations do not pay attention to any narration if it does not contain images. This narration of 1968 intends to start with images to investigate and understand the depth and diversity of a year of social movements that modified millions of people visions all over the world.

In the amount of images one is especially important to Lithuania – capturing event of Romas Kalanta. In 1972 lettered 19 year old R. Kalanta set himself on fire in public space of Kaunas city protesting to Soviet regime in Lithuania. On the day of his funeral the crowd of young people went to the main street in Kaunas city center. Mass demonstration was shut down the next day. According to KGB archives, during these two days around 3000 demonstrators went out to the city.

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