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Slavs and Tatars, Friendship of Nations: Polish Shi’ite Showbiz, a piece from their exhibition at the 10th Biennale in Sharjah, photo: courtesy of the artists

The mysterious artistic collective Slavs and Tatars present their works from the past ten years at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius. The Mouth to Mouth exhibition will include installations, videos and performances by the group, and will be their first such comprehensive solo exhibition in the Baltic region.

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The Eagle Unbowed, written by Halik Kochanski, a British writer of Polish descent, is the first comprehensive account of the fate of Poles on the fronts and wastelands of Second World War published in the West.

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Wiktoria Cukt (Centralny Urząd Kultury Technicznej/The Central Bureau of Technical Culture), virtual presidential candidate, photo by Arkadiusz Bartosiak / Forum

A virtual candidate for the President of the Republic of Poland – a group of Gdańsk-based artists working together as CUKT (Centralny Urząd Kultury Technicznej/The Central Bureau of Technical Culture), including: Rafał Ewertowski, Robert Michał Jurkowski, Jacek Niegoda, Maciej Sienkiewicz, and Piotr Wyrzykowski.

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ZUZANNA JANIN, A TRIP TO FEAR, 2013, video 24 min, video still, courtesy of the artist

Vertical Reach brings together socially engaged works by collectives and individuals from Russia, Poland, Ukraine and the USA to look at how freedom of speech manifests now. The artworks will be showcased at the Artspace gallery in New Haven, USA; the opening ceremony will take place on 20th February. Culture.pl is the exhibition’s co-organiser.

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The film's hero Miron is based on real-life opposition leader of the younger generation - Franak Viacorka. Łukaszewicz enlisted Viacorka's help in writing the screenplay for the film, aiming to achieve an authenticity that would make an impact not only in the region, but in the world.

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Using traditional signals of distress or concern used in the semaphore-flag system, each community calls attention to burning issues they believe should be addressed by the community at large and the government, including energy crises and social injustice.

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These video works explore political and societal change through immediate individual experience. It explores our dreams and how history has impacted them and the reality of our everyday existence.

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"What does it mean to be European today and how is this reflected in contemporary art across the continent?" This is the question asked by the project organisers, while engaging artists to give their interpretation on European identity through photography and multimedia installations, alongside sociologists who directly examine the feelings and thoughts of 50 respondents across Europe.

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The Yale historian’s inventive and original look at the complex psyche of Eastern Europe traces the wake of the revolutions of 1989 and the opening of the communist archives

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Over 60 years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was established, the world is still grappling with the discourse on human rights in light of conflicts in Syria, China, North Korea or Sierra Leone. The exhibition takes a multi-layered view into the evolving character of human rights, its discourse and its problematics, including the conflict between universalism and cultural relativism.

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Beyonsense, takes its name from Futurist experiments with "transrational" language and a play on the name of one of pop culture's most recognisable names - Beyoncé.

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Ukrainian artist Lada Nakonechna uses art to explore the social ramifications of political phenomena, examining the economics of nationality, memory, history, identity, society and - simply - economics. She talks to Culture.p about her work and the Polish-Ukrainian connection.

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Poznań's EGO Gallery presents an exhibition of new photos and video works by the artist persecuted by Poland's court system for almost a decade. The artist delves deeper into her experience of violence and persecution as the subject of such actions.

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The play traces the roots of today's middle-class and presents a diagnosis of its ills. This is not a literal examination, but rather a symbolic one. The modern serfs of the middle class work all their lives under conditions that are often unsatisfactory and which they cannot rebel against as they become slaves to bank loans.

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The 352-page album of photographs and essays was published in London earlier this year as the first complete collection of the politically-charged works of the internationally renowned artist. Known for his curious vehicles and communication apparatuses, large-scale projections and bold videos, Krszysztof Wodiczko (born 1943) has been pushing the envelope of art's involvement in politics and society for more than forty years.

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Two years after the great success of his installation for the Polish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Krzysztof Wodiczko unveils his new project "Arc de Triomphe, Institut mondial pour l'abolition de la guerre". His newest work attempts to transform one of the most famous monuments of Paris and symbols of France, the Arc de Triomphe from an object of destructive military and political ideology to a symbol of peace...

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Mirosław Bałka's work is renowned among historians, curators, critics and collectors of contemporary art. Yet it is known mainly in fragments.

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Krzysztof Wodiczko, photo: Donat Brykczyński / East News

Makes elaborate designs for personal communication instruments and survival vehicles; explores social and political marginalisation by creating solutions for the alienated.

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