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A promotional photo from the performance Make Yourself directed by Marta Ziółek, photo: Witek Orski, Dawid Grzelak

Od 2011 roku w Nowym Jorku odbywa się festiwal Perforacje, prezentujący dokonania związanych z teatrem i tańcem artystów z Europy Środkowej i Wschodniej. Tegoroczny festiwal otworzy spektakl Marty Ziółek "Zrób siebie", który odniósł niebywały sukces. Widzowie będą mogli go zobaczyć dwa razy.

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Maria Pinińska-Bereś, Parawan (Screen), 1973, assemblage, 132x252, from the collection of the National Museum in Wrocław, photo by the photo studio of the NMWr

Visual artist, author of sculptures, objects, environments, performances, and installations. She was born on 17th August, 1931 in Poznań, died on 20th April, 1999 in Kraków.

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Justyna Górowska, photo by Jan Durina, source: justynagorowska.com

Interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, sculpture, and photography. Born in 1988. She is based in Skawa in Western Beskid.

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Mirosław Rogala, photo courtesy the artist

Artist creating video, digital, and interactive artworks, as well as photography, music, and poetry.

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A fragment of the Ghent Altarpiece, Agnus Dei panel, and Paweł Althamer's sketch representing the plan of the altarpiece's reconstruction in St. Peter's Square in Ghent

Paweł Althamer presented his performance Agnus Dei during the Track art festival in Ghent. Over two hundred volunteers gathered in the city's main square to form a tableau vivant – a reconstruction of the 15th century Altarpiece from the Saint Bavo Cathedral, the biggest local tourist attraction.

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Kinga Araya, Salty Feet: Passeggiate Romane, 2011, video still, photo courtesy of Bunkier Sztuki

Drawing on her experience as an emigrant, Araya creates interdisciplinary video, sculptural, music, and performance works. She was born in 1966 in Tarnów, Poland.

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Joanna Malinowska, photo: Anna Rawka 2015

Born in Gdynia in 1972. The artist specializes in visual arts. She graduated from the sculpture department of both Rutgers and Yale universities. She lives and works in New York City.

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- Marcel Duchamp, photo from George Grantham Bain Collection / CC / Wikimedia; Tadeusz Kantor, photo by Marek Suchecki / Forum

Unravelling some lesser-known details about an international art revolutionary, we acquaint you with the figure of another. Marcel Duchamp, the outstandingly influential, idiosyncratic figure of 20th century art allows us to get closer to some of the motivations behind the input of a later art revolutionary – Tadeusz Kantor.

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Joseph Beuys, 1971, Düsseldorf, Germany; photo by Tadeusz Rolke

Beuys and Kantor are said to have met only once, and very briefly. The encounter took place at the Edinburgh festival in 1973. Rumours have it that Beuys entered the space where Kantor was rehearsing with his group, whistling the Polish anthem. Kantor made a side comment with a hiss, “Oh, here comes the old nazi”.

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Zachęta gallery is holding an exhibition of the work of Zbigniew Warpechowski – a pioneer of performance art in Poland and worldwide.

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New York City’s distinct cultural pockets were activated during the 2013 Performa Festival that included Poland’s Pavilion Without Walls, taking art out of the traditional museum setting, and using the city as inspiration and performance platform: Ela Bittencourt reviews .

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Konrad Smoleński, Radek Szlaga, isntallation Tribute to Erros and Leftovers, 2013, courtesy of the artists

Performa, the only biennial entirely dedicated to new visual-art performance, features a Polish national pavilion this year

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Okładka (nid 6611945)

The event address the viewer's participatory role with art in the public space, and the form's shift from commentary to engaged, empathetic worldview. Most actions before 1989 were characterised by "surreal gestures of opposition to the political system", documented to be shown in exhibits. Today, art in the public space strives for a social viewpoint, attempting to effect positive change.

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A performance duo formed by Karolina Wiktor (b. 1979) and Aleksandra Kubiak (b. 1978).

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Three Polish artists of three generations are part of a unique Asian initiative to explore the state and development of performance art across the world

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Okładka (nid 5919724)

The joint exhibition presents an intensive dialogue on the past and present in Polish art through the relationship of a master and his apprentice.

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From "Have You Seen this Person". Source: www.angelikafojtuch.net

A performance artist and creator of video and object-installations; her work features videos with themes of femininity and uses various paradigmatic clichés to describe it.

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A performance artist who usually employs a strategy of ironic meta-reflection, characteristic also for the practice of the Azorro collective of which he was a member.

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Robert Kuśmirowski, 1.09.2009, Berlin, photo by Krzysztof Visconti

Performer, author of installations, objects, photographs, and drawings. His works are based on the reconstructing or copying of old objects, documents, photographs.

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Julita Wójcik and the Rainbow, photo: Kuba Dąbrowski / Agencja Gazeta

A performance and installation artist, winner of the Polityka Passport Award for Visual Arts in 2013 for her installation piece Rainbow.

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