The Future Will Be Different. Visions and Practices of Social Modernisation after 1918

24.02 – 27.05.2018 The Future Will Be Different. Visions and Practices of Social Modernisation after 1918

Zachęta – National Gallery of Art

curator: Joanna Kordjak
Our deepest gratitude to professor Andrzej Mencwel for the inspiration
collaboration: Magdalena Komornicka, Michał Kubiak oraz Cezary Lisowski, Zuzanna Sękowska
exhibition design: Maciej Siuda Studio
educational programme: Zofia Dubowska, Stanisław Welbel
exhibition production: Anna Muszyńska & team

An exhibition devoted to the interwar period in Poland, with a narrative built around the key social ideas that were born after the country regained its independence in 1918. The modernizing ideas, focusing around the needs of previously underprivileged social groups — women, children, workers and ethnic minorities — will be shown through the perspective of the broadly understood visual culture of this time (from architecture and design to the most modern medium of the time, film). The image of interwar Poland, as seen through the history of these ‘underdogs’ and the process of their emancipation, will illustrate the emergence of valuable ideas born at that time, which appear to be still valid and inspiring today.

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The Future Will Be Different.
Visions and Practices of Social Modernisation after 1918
24.02 – 27.05.2018

Zachęta – National Gallery of Art
pl. Małachowskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw
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Godziny otwarcia:
Tuesday – Sunday 12–8 p.m.
Thursday – free entry
ticket office is open until 7.30 p.m.

This project is part of the commemoration of the centennial of the regaining of independence:
MKiDN

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Academic partnership:

Media support:
wawa

Sponsor of the opening ceremony:
freixenet

Media patronage:
Artinfo.pl

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