She consciously puts the drawing of a child on an equal footing with the compositions she — a professional painter — creates. She even goes a step further — in the film Lines, shot a month ago in the Zachęta workshop room, we see her copying the movement of her son's hand, spontaneously drawing with pastels on a blackboard. The roles are somewhat reversed — the mother/adult/educated artist tries to return to the innocence or unhindered freedom of a child’s drawing, to the original truth of the gesture. It is a kind of à rebours ritual — from adulthood back to childhood. Bielesz, speaking about this film, jokingly refers to Picasso, who supposedly said that ‘it took him four years to learn to paint like Raphael, and his whole life to paint like a child’.
Among the project creators, Magda Bielesz is mom.
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