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Art book. New Functions of the Book

28.10.2013 at 6pm

Published at:26.10.2013

A presentation of books produced during the educational workshops organised at MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow during 2012–2013.
The works were made by the workshops participant working closely with the MOCAL Library. The exhibition’s focus is twofold: the new functions of the book, but also of the library. The presentation demonstrates the potential of the contemporary cultural education, including its role in the strengthening social co-operation and breaking down social barriers.

Curators: Magdalena Mazik, Elżbieta Sala

Opening: 28 October 2013, 6 pm

The corollary of the project Return of the Book (2), during which artistic books will find new owners: 8 November 2013, 6 pm

The exhibition will run from 29 October until 8 November 2013 from 12 noon until 7 pm at Arteteka, The Regional Public Library, Krakow, ul. Rajska 12 (entrance from ul. Szujskiego).

The authors of the books presented at the exhibition are the participants of the following projects and events:
Between Word and Image (series of workshops, Jan 2012), Powrót książki (March – May 2012), Read Books at Night (17 May 2013), Get to Know the Other Side! (9 May 2013), (Un)countable (23 May 2013), A Journey for (Only) a Smile (29 May 2013), Impaired Ability Week (24 – 31 May 2013), Doodles and Designs (7 – 9 June 2013, Children’s Book Fair, Krakow), Fast Train, Your Turn! (21 June 2013), Priceless Books (28 June 2013), Books to Touch (24 Sep 2013), The Smell of the Book (13 Sep 2013), Return of the Book (2) (Sep – Nov 2013).

Concept and implementation:
MOCAK Education Department: Kinga Lubowiecka, Emilia Pawłusz, Maria Prawelska, Elżbieta Sala
MOCAK Library: Tomasz Kaszubski, Katarzyna Maniak, Magdalena Mazik, Jolanta Rydel

In association with: Piotr Biernacki, Karolina Dedio, Irina Dombrovski, Katarzyna Doroszewicz, Piotr Fortuna, Maja Herzog, Izabela Koczanowska, Eliza Kozielewska, Joanna Kroczek, Mateusz Kukla, Mateusz Kubik, Magdalena Kurda, Ewa Kokot, Marlena Lebek, Aleksandra Liput, Dominika Machowska, Magdalena Motyka, Katarzyna Maciąg, Krzysztof Marchlak, Karola Mech, Anna Micał, Karolina Naworol, Aleksandra Nowak, Agnieszka Nowakowska, Mateusz Okoński, Gabriela Pierek, Ewa Radoszek, Aneta Rostkowska, Sylwia Rutkowska, Aleksandra Rzepa, Aleksandra Sroka, Zuzanna Sroka, Katarzyna Szatko, Zofia Szczęsna, Agnieszka Szmaja, Izabela Tybuś, Artur Wabik, Katarzyna Wincenciak, Karolina Wojtasik, Jadwiga Zając, Joanna Zbela

Partner organisations: Antykwariat Skrypt, Arteteka Wojewódzka Biblioteka Miejska w Krakowie, Centrum Seniora – Stowarzyszenie na rzecz Rozwoju Psychiatrii i Opieki Środowiskowej, Dom Oświatowy Biblioteki Śląskiej, Fundacja Wspólnota Nadziei, Noc Muzeów w Krakowie, Ośrodek Leczenia Zaburzeń Osobowości i Nerwic oraz Oddział Psychiatryczny – Rehabilitacyjny, Szpital Specjalistyczny im. dr. Józefa Babińskiego SPZOZ w Krakowie, Projekt SÓL, Specjalny Ośrodek Szkolno-Wychowawczy dla Dzieci Niewidomych i Słabowidzących w Krakowie, Uniwersytet Dzieci, Zespół Szkół Specjalnych nr 2 w Krakowie

Photographic documentation: Katarzyna Maniak, Kinga Lubowiecka, Katarzyna Wincenciak