Where widowed objects meet orphaned ideas

18.11.18
—17.02.19

Sara Bachour, Leon Passant II, 2018 - Images © Michiel De CleeneSara Bachour, Leon Passant II, 2018 - Images © Michiel De CleeneSara Bachour, Right Romance, 2013 - Images © Michiel De CleeneEmile Hermans, Templates, 2017 - Images © Michiel De CleeneEmile Hermans, Templates, 2017 - Images © Michiel De CleeneEmile Hermans, Templates, 2017 - Images © Michiel De CleeneWhere widowed objects meet orphaned ideas - Images © Michiel De CleeneIngel Vaikla, The House Guard, 2015 - Images © Michiel De CleeneIngel Vaikla, The House Guard, 2015 - Images © Michiel De CleeneIngel Vaikla, The House Guard, 2015.Rokko Miyoshi, Histogram, 2017 - Images © Michiel De Cleene Rokko Miyoshi, Rulers, 2017 - Images © Michiel De CleeneRokko Miyoshi, Rulers, 2017 - Images © Michiel De CleeneRokko Miyoshi, Histogram, 2017 - Images © Michiel De CleeneAnaïs Chabeur, The Auction, 2018 - Images © Michiel De CleeneAnaïs Chabeur, The Auction, 2018.Kornel Janczy, The Map of the Sky, 2015-2018 - Images © Michiel De CleeneKornel Janczy, The Map of the Sky, 2015-2018 - Images © Michiel De CleeneJulita Wójcik, 30 Years of the People’s Republic of Poland Housing Estate, 2007 - Images © Michiel De CleeneJulita Wójcik, 30 Years of the People’s Republic of Poland Housing Estate, 2007 - Images © Michiel De CleeneRokko Miyoshi, Untitled, 2018 - Images © Michiel De Cleene

A group show with works of Sara Bachour, Anaïs Chabeur, Emile Hermans, Kornel Janczy, Rokko Miyoshi, Ingel Vaikla, Julita Wójcik and curated by Alicja Melzacka. 

In typography, ‘widows’ and ‘orphans’ are the lines standing alone at the top or bottom of a page, separated from the core paragraph. Here, they function as an analogy for other entities that have been purposely or accidentally detached from their context, and whose meanings become subject to renegotiation. The field of arts is where those proverbial widows and orphans can gather and where new and old interpretations can be generated, challenged, and debated.
This exhibition presents seven different artistic positions coming into dialogue with one another and with the exceptional, symbolically-charged space of CIAP.  It features both emerging as well as more established international artists, who in their own ways address the mechanisms of meaning-making, remembering, and forgetting that shape the entirety of our cultural landscapes – from personal souvenirs to landmarks of power.

17.11.2018, 5pm: opening

With support of: Agata Zbylut and Zachęta Contemporary Art Association in Szczecin and the National Museum in Szczecin.

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