The sponsor of the event Porsche have covered one of their Mission E concept cars in an intriguing green and black display. The first fully electric Porsche, the Mission E, is seen as the future of the iconic motoring brand.
Entitled ‘The girls from KL Ravensbrück’, the bilingual exhibition juxtaposes two worlds, that of youthful freedom before the war and the hell of the camp through a display of 4,000 personal objects from the women collected over several years by the museum.
Piotr Ostrowski, director of the Workshop of Museum of Stained Glass said: “In his wildest dreams, the artist hoped to show himself to a wider public, but starting out from Kraków, he didn’t have a chance, he was limited by the provincialism of the town and lack of support from Poland, which didn’t exist on the map. For us, this showing is an incredibly exciting moment.”
Based in the headquarters of the internationally acclaimed folk song and dance ensemble ‘Mazowsze’, the centre’s permanent exhibition will show the entirety of Polish folklore in all its regional variants and how each region differs in its folkloric traditions.
Opening to coincide with the anniversary of Stalin’s invasion of Poland on 17 September, 1939, the Sybir Memorial Museum is the largest and most important institution dealing with deportations to Russia and later the Soviet Union.
Forced to conduct much of its operations underground, the movement created a rich visual culture of resistance through designs and logos that spoke to people from all walks of society.
The meetings would take place in the drawing rooms of influential people and they were places to see and be seen. Refined taste ruled and men and women of the higher classes would discuss new phenomena and trends in art.
In this episode of The Debrief, we take a look at a new exhibition which shows the history of instant photos in Poland – ‘Archives in a Flash’ at the National Museum in Gdańsk.
Using 158,000 pieces of the coloured building bricks, 21 ‘LEGO Ambassadors’ from across Poland spent over 400 hours painstakingly recreating the masterpieces on a 1:1 scale which include Jan Matejko’s iconic Stańczyk.
In this episode of The Debrief, we get the inside info on a recent makeover of Kraków’s Krzysztofory Palace.