Living on the Margin

Photography exhibition « Living on the Margin » (curated by Jagna Olejnikowska)

5 - 25 October 2011, CCRN, free entry | more info

As an extension of the festival's main thematic cycle "On the margin of society," the organisers present a large photography exhibition, which brings together works of ten artists from Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary on the theme of marginality. About a hundred photographs, exhibited all around the Abbaye, capture individuals or groups living outside "mainstream society": the Roma, drug addicts, unemployed, homeless, children from problematic neighbourhoods, disabled, refugees, elderly.

Projects such as that of Jindøich Štreit devoted to drug addicts, that of Adam Lach on children from deprived areas or that of Marek Maliszewski on refugees illustrate the tension between exclusion and self-exclusion. In turn, the work of Matúš Zajac and Tamás Zador devoted to Roma communities, or photos of people living on the margin of society in big cities by Damian Chrobak will offer perspectives on how societies perceive and sometimes marginalise these people viewed as "different".

Exhibition organised by CinEast and the Association of Polish Art Photographers (OW ZPAF) in cooperation and with support of CCRN and Fonds Culturel National.

Masters of Polish Poster

Jan M³odo¿eniec. Jan Lenica. Masters of Polish Poster

5 - 25 October 2011, Ancien Cinema (Vianden), free entry | more info
*Vernissage 8 October at 19.00

Masters of Polish Poster is an exhibition devoted to the work of two outstanding Polish artists: Jan M³odo¿eniec and Jan Lenica. They both belonged to the famous Polish poster school established in the mid-1960ies and received numerous awards. It can be said that it was mainly their work that made the Polish poster art so famous worldwide. The exhibition presents a selection of creations in their best-known artistic direction - theater and film posters.

From the art collection of Marie-Luise and Tomasz Niewodniczañski, some of the most important European collectors of antique letters, maps and manuscripts. Their collection of posters includes hundreds of original artworks by the best Polish artists of the twentieth century.

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