The project is intended to sweeten the image of the city; it will have the form of huge icing covering the roof of the Rondo Sztuki Gallery, topped with a candied cherry. The author of this project is Matylda Sałajewska
TAKK! Słodkie Kato, materials provided by organizer
The project is intended to sweeten the image of the city; it will have the form of huge icing covering the roof of the Rondo Sztuki Gallery, topped with a candied cherry. It will be accompanied by a series of ‘sweet’ gadgets. The choice of place is connected with its location and the peculiar shape of the building which resembles a cupcake. Adorning it will complement the 5 weeks of TAKK! project, a time for outdoor art interventions activating the city. The author of this project is Matylda Sałajewska.
Matylda Sałajewska – born in 1983, hailing from Częstochowa. Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice at the Faculty of Design, specializing in the New Media. She received her diploma with distinction in 2008 at the studio of Professor Marian Oslislo. Artist working in video, installation and street art. She creates interactive projects, often on social issues. She took part in many exhibitions in Poland and worldwide, including London, Tel Aviv, Zagreb, Strasbourg, Prague, Cologne, and Hamburg. Member of the Haja collective (www.haja.com.pl). Both her artistic and commercial work can be seen at: www.skin-kace.pl.
This event is part of Attention Culture!, the Cultural Program of the 2011 Polish EU Presidency, which comprises a six-month series of exceptional events and artistic projects, including the European Culture Congress, held as a part of the Polish presidency in the EU council.
Local organizer: Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, City of Katowice, Rondo Sztuki Gallery in Katowice
Organizers National Audiovisual Institute, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Ministry of Foreign Affairs