HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG (Dom z piasku i mgly)
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In this project Jochemczyk's essay stand in constant dialogue with individual consideration about home place. He leads attentive reader across historical levels of his genius loci. Author describes issue using by Jastrzebski's quotation - I leave in strange place, or more - weird home. Sometimes, I hear voices of phantoms roomers, who were settled these walls during the times of communist's prosperity. Author has mentioned about relation, which come from Jastrzebski's memories - people, who lived in this building presented the lowest category of people ever and Silesian (because they constituted neighborhood) if they had chosen to settled down here - they passed for social degenerates. Moreover, nobody does not remember about old residents of the house. Some of them fell into oblivion, some of them still are survives of folklore anecdotes. Above all, every single wake of their human being existence, which was printed on the wall, this curious house lost its pulse. Classical look of unusual building shows softly and sloping underlined roof, marked flat ridges of window nest, which constitute the idea of intimate, sentimental residences (la maison nobiliaire). This vision presents specific combination of dream and java, myth and real existence has modeled anxious route of my herded - days and nights. Regular thumps of hammer, which has forged steel located near the Batory's ironworks. Even in the first years of the twenty century, in the south area of the present Graniczna street were located numerous shafts, there lived the poorest class of residents. What is left - it is a lament, which has deadened pulse of creepy urban building. That is why, its reverberation sounds out in the scores of faded photographs. Author has assured, perhaps my today's house described as house of sand and fog creates in the invariable way - building full of disturbs moments.
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