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11 Sep 2010 - 30 Oct 2010

Poland hosts Mediations Biennale

The second edition of Mediations Biennale will be held in Poznań from 11.09. to 30.10.2010. The grand opening of Mediations Biennale 2010 will be one of the associated events to the ASEM Conference – a meeting of 43 Ministers of Culture and delegations from Asia and Europe, held in Poznań on 8th- 10th September 2010”. Mediations Biennale 2010 will consist of two main exhibitions: Beyond Mediations, curated by Tsutomu Mizusawa and Prof. Ryszard Kluszczynski and Erased Walls, curated by Georgi Begun, Noam Braslavsky, Juraj Čarný, Nika Kukhtina, Matthias Reichelt, Sławomir Sobczak, Raman Tratsiuk & Volha Maslouskaya, Marianne Wagner oraz Tomasz Wendland. The first exhibition will be held in the National Museum in Poznań and Culture Centre “Zamek”. Some of the projects will be carried out in the public space. Erased Walls will occupy an alternative space, created especially for this presentation. The artistic events of the accompanying programme will take place in several galleries and public places all over the city. Exhibitions: “HUB or SChUB transforma(c)tion” in cooperation with Łódź Biennale, curated by Mariusz Sołtysik and “SKIN - Extreme pleasure, Extreme pain. Art from Argentina and Urugway”, curated by Enrique Badaro. The Mediations Biennale draws on the tradition of Inner Spaces Festival (initiated in 1993), as well as exhibitions organised in the countries of Asia, America and Europe. It also calls upon ASIA -EUROPE Mediations (Poznań, June 2007) – an event which featured artists from 23 Asian and 21 European countries. The exhibitions were curated by: Huanghu Binghui, Shen Qibin, Biljana Ciric, Richard Birkett, Georg Elben, Harro Schmidt, Janos Sturcz and Sławomir Sobczak.