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“Maria and Witkacy“ – our art will save our world!

By Ogólnie, Wydarzenia

The interdisciplinary art project “Maria and Witkacy” is a homage to Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska and Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, two flamboyant personalities of the Polish inter-war art world. Their individual pursuit of intellectual stimulation and civil liberty will be explored from a contemporary standpoint by participating artists, using video, dance performance and a portrait exhibition. The lives of “Maria and Witkacy” will serve as a metaphor for the artist’s existential task to find balance between self-expression, social change and self-exploitation in a crisis-prone society.

The event is presented by agitPolska e.V. and will take place in the context of the “48h Neuklölln” art festival. Concept: Berlin-Warszawa @rtpress, support: German Federal Government for culture and media, partner: Polish Institute Berlin.

exhibition: Maria Kossak

performance: Leon Krzysztof Dziemaszkiewicz

video: Michał Andrysiak

The exhibition will be opened with a keynote speech by art historian and curator Dr. Peter Funken.

when: Saturday 27 June  2015 at 7pm

where: Buchbund, Sanderstr. 8, 12047 Berlin

admission: free