April, 23, WARSAW: Seminar on politically engaged art

Poland for begginers

[quote align=’right’]Not from Poland? Interested in society, politics or culture but having a hard time following discussions in Polish? Krytyka Polityczna invites you to lectures in English that cover issues present in Polish and international debates. Come, listen, discuss![/quote][dropcap]H[/dropcap]ow can art influence society and what are the aims of such art? Krytyka Polityczna will offer an open seminar focusing on artistic strategies of changing political realities. The seminar will also showcase the Polish tradition of critical art. The seminar will feature video art and photo documentation of artistic performances from a variety of politically engaged Polish artists, including Paweł Althamer, Artur Żmijewski, Joanna Rajkowska, and Katarzyna Górna.

About Igor Stokfiszewski

Journalist and activist of Political Critique, art critic, playwright. He published a book “Political Shift” on the political transition in Polish visual art, theatre and literature in 1990s and early 2000s.

When and where

[mark]April, 23rd, Thursday, 6.00 PM[/mark]
Krytyka Polityczna, Foksal Street 16, Warsaw

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Supported by the City Council of Warsaw and European Cultural Foundation.

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Igor Stokfiszewski
Igor Stokfiszewski is a researcher, activist, journalist, and artist. He’s a member of the Krytyka Polityczna organization team. He is active in the board of trustees of European Alternatives organisation and the coordinating collective of DiEM25 social movement. He is a lecturer at the Institute for Advanced Study in Warsaw.