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A piece by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, photo: OFF-Biennale Budapest

Four exhibitions during this year’s OFF-Biennale Budapest 2017 presents: Gaudiopolis 2017 – The City of Joy will feature Polish artists including Ewa Partum, the Slavs and Tatars collective, Joanna Piotrowska, Piotr Wysocki and Daniel Jałowiński.

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Widok z wystawy Slavs and Tatars "Usta usta" Slavs and Tatars, Contemporary Art Centre w Wilnie, 2017, fot. materiały prasowe organizatora

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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 artists shortlisted for 2015 Preis der Nationalgalerie (from left): Christian Falsnaes, Slavs and Tatars, Anne Imhof, Florian Hecker, photo: David von Becker / http://www.preis2015.de/

The Polish-Iranian collective shortlisted for the prestigious Preis der Nationalgalerie has won the Audience Award.

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Slavs and Tatars, "Dear 1979, Meet 1989", 2011, photo: courtesy the artists

Polish artist Zorka Wollny with the Maspindzeli Choir and the Slavs and Tatars collective are the highlights of the first day of the Foreignness of Sound event in London.

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The inauguration of the project “Migrating University of Mickiewicz” will open on 18 October 2014, at the Museum of Adam Mickiewicz in Istanbul’s Tarlabaşı district. Numerous presentations by Polish and Turkish artists and historians aim to shed light on current social transformations in the area, as well as Polish presence in the history of old Constantinople.

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Prayer book of Polish Tatars from the XIX century. Photo: Anatol Chomicz / Forum

Legend has it that King Jan III Sobieski was so delighted with a Tatar cavalry captain’s service that he gave him as much land in Poland as he could travel around on horseback in one day. This is how Tatars ended up in Poland, in the eastern province of Podlasie.

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Michał Łagowski, Jagna in Memoriam.

Opening on September 11 at SALT Ulus in Turkey's capital city, Ankara, the exhibition "Into the Country" will present works by artists who deal with the rural, including Fatma Bucak, Honorata Martin, Michał Łagowski, Krzysztof Maniak, RUTA, Daniel Rycharski and Slavs and Tatars.

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Slavs & Tatars The Naughty Nasals, photo: Arsenal Gallery

The Polish-Iranian duo Slavs and Tatars are presenting new work from their Long Legged Linguistics series at the Dallas Museum of Art, USA. The exhibition opened earlier this month.

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This year's Biennale edition focuses on the 18th and 19th-century history of Berlin and its place in the contemporary landscape of the city. Invited artists include Tacita Dean, Goshka Macuga, Anri Sala, Slavs and Tatars, and Wolfgang Tillmans..

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The Slavs and Tatars artistic collective is to present Long Legged Linguistics. The Naughty Nasals - a series of sculptures, installations, textiles, and printed materials - at Białystok's Arsenal Gallery in May and June.

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Slavs and Tatars will present a lecture-performance, The Transliterative Tease in the context of the current Neighbours exhibition at Istanbul Modern, for which they commissioned their newest pieces “Nose Twister” and “Lektor”.

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Paweł Althamer "Venetians", 2013, photo: Jens Ziehe, Berlin, courtesy of the Foksal Gallery Foundation

Polish culture goes on tour in Turkey, takes on the Sao Paulo and Sydney Biennials, plus Szapocznikow's fleshy sculptures come alive in Tel Aviv - Culture.pl reviews the biggest art events to come in 2014.

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Rysunek Mosque in Bohoniki, photo Culture.pl

Tatariada - a Polish comic book on Tatar traditions, rituals, superstitions and festivals - will be released at the end of 2014.

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The Polish and Iranian artist duo Slavs and Tatars will be exhibiting as part of the group exhibition at Istanbul Modern through January 9 - May 8, 2014.

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Editionshow, the group exhibition of artists’ editions and ephemera organized in collaboration with Warsaw’s Raster gallery and Berlin’s Motto bookshop, will be on view at Chert gallery in Berlin from 5 December, 2013 until 15 February, 2014.

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Slavs and Tatars, Prayway, 2012, photo: Bartosz Stawiarski

Warsaw’s Emilia Hall houses the largest presentation from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art’s through early 2014. Here we select the most important works from almost 150 pieces on display

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The show's point of reference is the history of self-determination in two very different geopolitical situations, examined through key moments in the historical narrative of the Islamic regime and of the communist regimes, which eventually led to political and social reforms.

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Okładka (nid 6560129)

The collective's hybrid approach references authentic archival sources, such as ancient Zoroastrian calendars, Persian road maps, and Azerbaijani cartoons from the early twentieth century, as well as pop culture. By breathing life back into the vast, misunderstood and often forgotten region, the artist collective aims to "resuscitate" Eurasia.

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Okładka (nid 6553820)

The anonymous art collective started out as a sort of "reading group" or "book club", sharing rare or out-of-print publications of an anthropological and linguistic bent with each other and a growing group of friends. Their evolution into the production of works of art and their own publications was a gradual, but a natural one, always grounded in the "act of reading together, not just the act of reading, but also redeeming the act of reading".

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