8 Artists on 4 Blind Dates
Some say no one should be alone on Valentine's day. If so, the same should go for artists. Since it can be difficult to find one's true love in this fast-paced world, culture.pl has prepared a romantic compatibility assessment for acclaimed Polish creators in order to set them up with other artists on the same intellectual wavelength.
RSS B0YS, photo: courtesy of the band and Aneta Grzeszykowska, Negative Book № 45, photo courtesy of Raster Gallery
What is love? What is gender? This bunch works hard to erase, bend, and explore their identities to the fullest. Characters difficult to capture, and yet so resonant. How will this relationship work out? It's a mystery, of course...
Walerian Borowczyk, photo: Władysław Sławny / Forum and Aleksandra Waliszewska, untitled, image courtesy of CCA Ujazdowski Castle
Endless chain of inspirations - an explosive match. Expect a lot of passion.
Olek in her installation: Homage to Keith Haring, courtesy of the artist and still from Wojciech Jerzy Has' film The Saragossa Manuscript, photo: Polfilm / East News
Opposites attract, right? A confirmed dreamer and an over-the-top activist - the chances their paths would ever cross are indeed scarce. Yet, it is difficult not to matchmake these two visionary minds, and wait to see what happens...
Julian Józef Antoniszczak, cover of the book Graphic Stories and Pictorial Candi, photo: promotional materials
Everyone's favourite couple. Both of them playful and lyrical, childlike and witty - one just can't get enough of them, together or apart.
Ed. AM February 2014