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Poznań: Poznań Art Week 2018

May 25, 2018 - June 1, 2018

poznań art week 2018



POZNAŃ ART WEEK, which will have its second edition between 25 May and 1 June, will create an opportunity for Poznaners, for guests and for all interested in participating to experience different forms of visual arts.  

The program consists of a number of exhibitions, meetings with artists, workshops and concerts organized  across Poznań.  There will be over 30 participants – including galleries, contemporary art centers and exhibition areas  One of the highlights of PAW will be End of Year Exhibition at University of the Arts Poznan. POZNAŃ ART WEEK 2018 is also a stage for artistic debuts and for ephemeric actions and temporary initiatives. And this is why POZNAŃ ART WEEK  is the only artistic event in the capital of Wielkopolska that brings together creators and cultural activist working the field of visual arts in one program.

The theme of this year’s edition will be the multidimensional concept of REDISTRIBUTION. On one hand, it refers to a number of ‘re-practices’ that consist of appropriating and reinterpreting images, symbols and culture patterns. On the other hand, it is closely related to question of influence that social and political factors have on the process of culture-shaping. The theme also relates to

the distribution of media content, especially if this content cannot be easily categorized as art or did not receive the approval of art institutions. The aforementioned meanings of REDISTRIBUTION  create an additional level on which we can understand this concept – in terms of the public debate on universal values and their replacement. Ambiguity of the main theme allows POZNAŃ ART WEEK 2018 to become a starting point for a discussion on culture, art, their influence  and social distribution of goods.

In this context every sign of artistic expression is a visible evidence of Poznań bustling art stage.

POZNAŃ ART WEEK 2018 is organized thanks to the support of University of the Arts Poznan, The City of Poznań, the government of Wielkopolska Voivodeship, The  Ministry of Culture and Cultural Heritage and Fundacja Rarytas.


May 25, 2018
June 1, 2018
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