Can Satire be a Mean...

The entire version of this thesis is available for downloading  on the Concordia University Research Repository (PDF). Introduction   Satire: the art which “afflicts the comfortable and comforts the afflicted.” H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) (Roukes, 1997, p. 85)   The principal...

Reflections on the A...

I. Introduction. How does satirical art foster knowledge and visual literacy and why should it be taught? I would like to respond to this question by creating a series of satirical artworks through intrinsic content which I would propagate knowledge about “how to” and “why to,” by...

Reflections on Deleu...

The Deleuzeian rhizome theory states that the knowledge about the world is acquired freely and independently through a process of multiple non-hierarchical structures of representation and interpretation, without any particular beginning or end point. It means that an idea should not have a...

Satyrical Artwork

I began to draw satirical drawings from 1983. It all started by accident. I made a few funny commentaries on our life in socialist realities in Eastern Block to my friend during one of our conversations. He was then already recognized cartoonist in Polish press media, He invited me to draw...