The Germans did not come 20 November 2016 – 5 March 2017 Kunsthaus Dresden – Städtische Galerie für Gegenwartskunst curator: Michał Bieniek artists: Tomasz Bajer, Piotr Blajerski, Mira Boczniowicz, Antoni Dzieduszycki, Karolina Freino, Krzysztof Furtas, Oskar Hansen, Piotr Kmita, Szymon Kobylarz, Anna
How was folklore and folk art perceived directly after the war and in the first decades of the Peoples Republic of Poland? How did the ‘people’s’ government make use of it? How did its status change, the moment it was introduced into museums and galleries? What was the status of the folk artist — perceived as ‘the other’?
The exhibition, which is divided into six individual segments, features works from all museum collections: ancient and Oriental artefacts, craft objects, old and contemporary sculptures, photographs, drawings and prints, coins and medals, clothes and paintings created in various periods. Many of these works have never been presented to the public.
Poligon, Nowogrodzka 4 September 2015 “The Gangway” consists of seven solo exhibitions. Each of them is an expression of author’s attitude towards contemporary photography. Taken together, they are a statement of a group identity of artists from around the world,