Anna Siekierska Weeds and People

18.01 – 15.03.2020 Anna Siekierska Weeds and People

Zachęta Project Room

project cooperation: Krystyna Jędrzejewska-Szmek, Damien Brailly
curator: Magda Kardasz

Anna Siekierska, an environmental activist and graduate of the Faculty of Sculpture at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (diploma in 2013), has prepared an exhibition for the interiors of the Zachęta Project Room. The artist primarily creates works that critically examine the human approach to nature. Architecture is also an important source of inspiration for her. This time the author’s starting point were reflections on the problem of urban wastelands (she studied the Edmund Szyc Stadium in Poznań and the Wawerskie Zakole meander of the Vistula in Warsaw). She sees the wastelands as positive places that offer a chance to save the naturally developing ecosystems in the cities. The project is a kind of manifesto against marginalising the presence of non-human neighbours, such as wild plants and animals. The artist believes that the environment can be healed by refraining from typical human interference. The exhibition will present new works — installations, photographs, sculptural objects and films.

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Anna Siekierska
Weeds and People
18.01 – 15.03.2020

Zachęta Project Room
ul. Gałczyńskiego 3, 00-362 Warsaw
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Godziny otwarcia:
Tuesday–Sunday 12–8 p.m.
free entry

Exhibition organised as a part of Anti-Fascist Year:

The project is carried out by the fellowship of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage: