Interview with Jarosław Suchan

Jaros?aw SuchanInterview with Jarosław Suchan, director of the Art Museum (Museum sztuki) in Lódz (Sven Spieker). Recorded on August 25, 2009 at the museum. Suchan is an art historian, critic and curator. He has been the museum’s director since 2006. Suchan discusses his plans for the future of Museum sztuki, one of Europe’s most important modern art institutions.


Sven Spieker
Sven Spieker is a founding editor of ARTMargins. Spieker specializes in European modernism, with an emphasis on the Eastern European avant-gardes, postwar and contemporary literature and art, especially in Eastern and Central Europe. Spieker's publications include Destruction (ed., MIT Press/Whitechapel 2017); The Big Archive: Art from Bureaucracy (MIT Press, 2008; Korean translation, 2013); The Imprints of Terror: The Rhetoric of Violence and the Violence of Rhetoric in Modern Russian Culture (ed., with Anna Brodsky and Mark Lipovetsky, Vienna, 2006); Bürokratische Leidenschaften. Kultur- und Mediengeschichte im Archiv (ed., Kadmos, 2004). Spieker teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara (USA) and lives in Los Angeles and Berlin.