1st Edition of the « Warsaw Photo Days » festival in Poland
INTERNATIONAL MULTIMEDIA EXHIBITION
New Space (Nowe Miejsce)
51/2 Al. Jerozolimskie (Jerozolimskie Av.)
Curator: Katarzyna Majak
Substantive consultant: Agnieszka Żechowska
Opening: October 4, 6 p.m.
DJ Wika’s concert, 7 p.m.
Duration: October 5-27, 2013
Miss Czech Republic from “I Am an Other“,Interactive video instalation, 2009 © 2. Catrine Val
A multimedia exhibition "Princesses" aims at presenting video and photographs by artists, photographers from Singapore, Japan, the United States, Germany, Canada, the UK, Finland and Poland. The common thread linking all the works displayed at the exhibition is an attempt to capture the image of the modern woman-as-a-princess...
15th Noorderlicht International Photofestival 2008A new Eastern Europe arose after 1989. The Iron Curtain disappeared, the street scene changed unrecognizably. Some countries disintegrated, a majority have become members of the European Union. After four decades of Communism, capitalism is the new ideology. Individualism has replaced collectivism, opposition politics is again permitted. The heroic worker has had to become a critical consumer.
As a mirror held up to Behind Walls, a second exhibition, Beyond Walls, provides a picture of Eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain. Left opposes right, nostalgia for the old days faces off against the blessings of capitalism. Among the remains of the Communist era - from the gray architecture to the discrimination against ethnic groups - a frantic search for a new identity is going on.
These changes also leave th...