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Action Lublin! Chapter 3. Operations on Places

Galeria Labirynt, 5 Popiełuszki Street
Opening: 6.04.2019 (Saturday), 6 p.m.; the exhibition opening is going to be translated into English by Krystian Kamiński
On display: Tuesday-Sunday, 12 p.m.-7 p.m.; until 12.05.2019
Admission: PLN 1

Artists: Mirosław Bałka, Adina Bar-On, Cezary Bodzianowski, Nezaket Ekici & Shahar Markus, Cezary Klimaszewski, Robert Kuśmirowski, Nice Words (Agata Rucińska & Barbara Gryka),  Pawilon Stabilnej Formy (the Pavilion of Stable Form), Arutiun Sargsyan; and students of Performance Art Studio (Janusz Bałdyga), Poznań University of the Arts: Joanna Pietrowicz, Berenika Pyza, Olena Siyatovskaya, Olga Skliarska

Curator: Waldemar Tatarczuk
Cooperation: Michalina Sablik

Operations on Places is an exhibition presenting selected works carried out in the public space of Lublin. Urban space, the main theme of the exhibition, becomes a peculiar case-study of the modern city-palimpsest based on mapping, rewriting and overwriting of meanings, building and demolishing, interpersonal interactions, world-view exchange and economic exchange. Artists, whose works will be presented at the exhibition, work in the living tissue of the city, analyse it, form it, and contextualise it. The starting point for the works is ‘MapL’ video by Mirosław Bałka, which in an abstract way presents the map of Lublin from Majdanek concentration camp. All other works are part of this city plan, highlighting the artists’ intervention points on it. The exhibition was firstly presented at the Petach Tikva Mueseum of Art (Israel).

Michalina Sablik, Action Lublin! Chapter 3. Operations on Places, a text accompanying the exhibition

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Partner: Petach Tikva Museum of Art

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